Spiny Dwarf Monitors (Yellow Ackies)

Spiny Dwarf Monitors (Yellow Ackies)


Common name - Yellow ackies

Latin name - Varanidae acanthurus

Country of Origin - Australia

Adult size - 25-25cm 

Average Lifespan - 15-20 years

Care level - Beginner

Lighting -  12% UV

Temperature range - 80-110F

Minimum housing size - 115cm

Description - The Ackie is by far the best monitor species to be kept as a pet. Ackies are a fairly small (by monitor standards) species that has many advantages over the other monitors. 

Cleaning - As necessary

Shopping list - Vivarium, heating, UV lighting, water dish, food dish, substrate, live food, decor, thermometer, calcium & D3

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The Purple Pet Centre Ltd

Beaver Farm

Eastbourne Road (A22), Newchapel

Near Lingfield

Surrey RH7 6HL

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