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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.
What do Uromastyx lizards eat?
The best type of food you can get for occasional feeding is iguana food. Depending on the age of your uromastyx, you can pick juvenile (for uromastyx of up to 3 years old) or adult iguana food (3+ years old). You will also find soft pellets or dry foods that you can get.