Thai Water Dragon

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.

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