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Uromastyx lizards care guide and information: enclosure requirements, diet and feeding, health and more. How to keep and care for spiny tail lizards as a pet – Mali uromastyx, Egyptian uromastyx, Ornate uromastyx, etc.

Uromastyx and watermelon

Feeding Watermelon to Uromastyx Lizards: What You Need to Know

Uromastyx lizards are herbivores that require a balanced, plant-based diet to thrive. While watermelon can be an occasional treat, it should make up no more than 10% of their intake due to its high sugar content. Providing the right mix of leafy greens, vegetables, and limited fruits is crucial for these reptiles.

Uromastyx and strawberries

Can Uromastyx Eat Strawberries?

Uromastyx can eat strawberries. They should be fed in moderation due to their high sugar content, which can lead to health issues such as obesity and diabetes if consumed excessively.

Uromastyx and berries

What Berries Can Uromastyx Eat?

Uromastyx lizards can eat berries, but only in moderation. Raspberries, blueberries, strawberries, blackberries, and mulberries are all safe for bearded dragons to eat. These berries are a good source of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, but they are also high in sugar. Too many berries can lead to obesity and other health problems.

Uromastyx and celery

Can Uromastyx Eat Celery?

Uromastyx can safely consume celery, which is high in water and fiber. It should be fed sporadically because it is not particurarly nutrient-dense.

Moroccan Uromastyx

Moroccan Uromastyx For Sale

The Moroccan Uromastyx, also known as the Moroccan Spiny-Tailed Lizard or “Eye” Lizard, is a species of Uromastyx native to the dry scrublands of Morocco, North Africa. They are known for their unique frog-like face, short spiked tail, and very small scales compared to other agamids. They are quite long-lived with individuals recorded at 30 years old but with a more average lifespan of 15 years. Moroccan Uromastyx lizards are… Read More »Moroccan Uromastyx For Sale

Uromastyx lizard and flowers

What Flowers Can Uromastyx Eat?

Uromastyx are herbivorous lizards that can eat a variety of flowers. Learn more about the best flowers to feed your uromastyx, how to feed them, and how to avoid potential risks.

close up of a frilled lizard

Dragon Lizards: Everything you need to know

Dragon lizards, also known as agamids, are a diverse group of reptiles that range in size from small geckos to the giant Komodo dragon.
They are known for their scaly bodies, well-developed limbs, and long tails, and their ability to change color to camouflage themselves from predators

Uromastyx Lizard Diet: fruits

What fruits can Uromastyx eat

Uromastyx can eat a small amount of fruit as part of their diet. Suitable options include strawberries, blackberries, blueberries, and raspberries. Additionally, in moderation, fruits like cantaloupe, dates, figs, guava, kiwi, papaya, mango, and pineapple can be offered.