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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 Carrots

Can Uromastyx Eat Carrots?

Uromastyx lizards are herbivores and require a balanced diet of various vegetables, greens, and fruits to thrive. Carrots and their leafy green tops can be safely fed to these lizards. Dark leafy greens, such as kale, collard greens, and mustard greens, are better alternatives to carrots for uromastyx lizards.

Uramastyx and Tomatoes

Can Uromastyx eat Tomatoes?

Uromastyx are herbivores and eat all kinds of vegetables, greens and fruits, including tomatoes. It is generally believed that tomatoes can be fed to uromatyx lizards from time to time, but this food should not be a constant in its diet because, if consumed in large quantities, it can lead to health complications. Tomatoes are rich in vitamins C, A, antioxidants and fiber, but they lack calcium, are very acidic… Read More »Can Uromastyx eat Tomatoes?

Uramastyx and Kale

Can Uromastyx eat Kale?

Kale is a healthy food for your uromastyx lizard. Unlike other dark green leafy vegetables such as spinach, which are high in phosphorus and oxalates, kale has a calcium ratio of 2.4:1, which means it is higher in calcium and can be absorbed by your lizard. Also, unlike other types of lettuce that consist mostly of water, kale is very nutrient dense and also provides vitamin A, C, K, potassium,… Read More »Can Uromastyx eat Kale?

Uromastyx Eating

Uromastyx Food and Diet

Uromastyx are almost exclusively herbivores, and it is not necessary to feed them any insects or meat. Their vegetarian diet consists of leaves, flowers, legumes, grains, herbs and vegetables of all kinds. Pet uromastyx do not need much water because they absorb it directly from the veggies in their diet, so you do not need to provide a bowl with fresh water every day. Food for Uromastyx Because uromastyx lizads… Read More »Uromastyx Food and Diet