• Hello guest! Are you a Tegu enthusiast? If so, we invite you to join our community! Our site is specifically designed for you and it's a great place for Tegu enthusiasts to meet online. Once you join you'll be able to post messages, upload pictures of your Tegu and enclosure and have a great time with other Tegu fans. Sign up today! If you have any questions, problems, or other concerns email [email protected]!


  1. J

    Not eating, prolapses, and more :-(

    Hello! I just got a male red tegu named Cinnabun, he’s around 6 months old, though he’s quite small for his size. When i first got him he was eating great — crickets, pinkies, and chicken heart. but one day he refused food. I realize now i shouldn’t have forced the issue, but i tried to...
  2. 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...
  3. A

    Need some advice with lighting?

    Hi i am starting to plan out a 6x3x3 tegu enclosure and i am wondering at around 24 inches away from the basking spot what bulb combo would get the surface temp hot enough i was thinking a 100 watt mega ray and some other basking bulb but i would love some experienced people to sprinkle some...
  4. 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...
  5. Biffy Pyro

    Need some advice

    Hi guys I've got a new 6'x2'x2' viv arriving for my tegu and I need some advice on heating. I've got a fancy digital pulse proportional stat, it has 4 different time zones, and you can program 2 separate heat sources. I also know I'm going for ceramics as they're more reliable and more energy...