Thai Water Dragon
Common name - Thai Water Dragon
Latin name - Physignathus cocincinus
Country of Origin - Thailand
Sex - Unsexed
Adult size - 24-36 inches
Average Lifespan - 10-15 years
Care level - intermediate
Lighting - 6% UV
Temperature range - 24-32c
Humidity - 70-80%
Minimum housing size - 60 x 45 x 90cm
Description - Thai or Chinese Water Dragons range from a dark to a quite light green. They have vertical, slanted stripes of green or turquoise on their bodies. Their bellies are white or pale yellow, and their throats are a blend of yellow, orange and peach. The long tail is narrow and banded with green and brown. Adult males have larger heads than females, and they develop larger crests on the back of the head and neck.
Shopping list - Terrarium - ideally fully planted, substrate, decor, heating, lighting, livefood, water dish, calcium & d3, spray misting bottle.