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What is the best diet for a uromastyx?
Cellulose fiber is 69% digestible for a uromastyx and greens provide an excellent source (Foley et al., 1992). In addition, stomach content analysis has shown leaves to be 90.8%, 58.9% and 43.0% of total food mass in the digestive tract in spring, summer and fall, respectively (Al-Hazmi, 2001). Greens truly are the bulk of the uromastyx diet.
What do Mali Uromastyx eat?
Fresh greens and vegetables should be the primary diet of a pet mali uromastyx. Mustard greens, dandelion leaves, romaine lettuce, collard greens, and kale are good greens for your pet that are readily available at grocery stores.
Can Uromastyx eat dandelion greens?
Yes, uromastyx can eat dandelion greens and flowers, and they are actually one of the staple foods. Dandelion greens are high in calcium, with Ca:P ratio of 2.8:1.
How often should I Feed my Uromastyx?
This would be based on the fact that your uromastyx eats 5-7 days a week. If your uromastyx eats less (adults can eat every other or every other two days), then reduce the frequency of mentioned foods. A good rule is to always offer 1-3 types of staples, with a little bit of occasional food.