Plumed Basilisk

Plumed Basilisk


Common name - Plumed basilisk

Latin name - Basiliscus plumifrons

Country of Origin - Central America

Adult size - 90cm including tail

Average Lifespan - 10-15 years

Care level - Beginner

Lighting -  6% UV

Temperature range - 25-30 C

Humidity - 60-80%

Minimum housing size - 90 x 90cm for juveniles, larger for adults

Diet - Live insects

Description - Known as the Jesus Christ lizard as they can run across water, they also love to swim and dive. These lizards need a large enclosure, not only do they grow big but they like to climb and are a fairly active lizard. They are an emerald green lizard with bright yellow eyes.

Cleaning - Bio active setup with clean up crew or as required

Shopping list - Exo Terra terrarium, decor, plants, spray sytem, heating, uv lighting, live food, calcium & d3, water dish.

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Beaver Farm

Eastbourne Road (A22), Newchapel

Near Lingfield

Surrey RH7 6HL

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