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care guide

  1. R

    Book or resource recommendations?

    Hey everyone! Was wondering if you all had any recommended online guides, or physical books on tegu husbandry/care. I've watched a few youtube videos (Professor Herp, Clint's Reptiles, etc.) and read a few general care guides like reptilemagazines and reptilerapture, but I'm looking for...
  2. KlausfromCA

    Hello everyone

    Hello everyone this is Klaus greeting from LA, I'm new here and I'm new for tegu. I'm plan to get a tegu on reptile show on January. I just starting doing my research for tegu just in case I know what will happen ahead time. I have my enclosure ready is a 2x4x4 close chamber enclosure, two light...
  3. Largelizards

    Safe height to fall from?

    What is the max height a tegu should be allowed to fall from? Such as onto a rug surface? My tegu likes to climb on my bed but the fall is about 3 feet. My bed is raised up high off the floor to give more roaming space) and I worry it may be too high, any thoughts?
  4. J

    First tegu, lighting set up

    Hi everyone my name is Jesse and I will be receiving my first tegu, a Colombian and yes I'm well aware of their feisty reputation haha. I'd really appreciate some help on setting up her lighting (what watt bulbs, light coverage, reaching appropriate basking and ambient temperatures, placement...
  5. clbfrzr

    My Enclosure Layout(NEED THOUGHTS)

    Hello, Currently in the process to acquire my first Tegu and I am seeking advice/critism/ideas to better this enclosure that I designed and layed out on paper. If you guys could help me with this, I would very much appreciate it. Thank you!
  6. Djatawsome

    New Baby Red Tegu

    I recently bought a baby Argentine red tegu at the Tinley Park Narbc reptile expo. I have another tegu but raised her from a yearling, so I don't quite understand the intricacies of hatchlings quite yet. I have my baby setup in a 75 gallon acrylic tank for growing. I've had him for only 4 days I...
  7. ReptiFiles

    I'm researching Argentine and Colombian tegus (Meet Kreacher!)

    Hi everyone! My name is Mariah, and I'm the author/researcher behind ReptiFiles.com. I've been developing a care guide on Argentine (Salvator) and Colombian (Tupinambis) tegus. It's almost complete, but I would really appreciate some feedback on the information if any here are willing to give...