Geyrs Spinytail Agama
scientific name: Uromastyx geyri
|Cites status:||Cites Appendix II, obligation to keep records and to register!|
|Geographical Extension:||North-East Mali, South-Algeria, West-Niger|
|Habitat:||Rock and debris deserts. Diurnal|
|Size:||up to 40 cm|
|Life Expectancy:||over 15 years|
|Reproduction:||18-27 eggs. Incubation period of 80-90 day at 31°C.|
|Temperature:||air temperature between 35-40°C, local heat spots up to 50°C. Night setback to room temperature.|
|Lighting:||Daylight fluorescent tubes, if necessary UV tubes (see "Sorry Link missing"). For sufficient UV radiation we recommend "Sorry Link missing" or "Sorry Link missing". "Sorry Link missing" for the creation of local heat spots. Species needs a strong illumination. If necessary the use of HQI lamps or T5 fluorescent tubes is recommended.|
|Substrate:||loamy soil with rock structures, "Sorry Link missing".|
|Cage Furniture:||hideouts, stones, roots, climbing facilities, a flat water bowl. Cage substrate should always be slightly wet in one spot.|
|food:|| Mainly vegetarian food like dandelion, ribwort, clover, lucerne, corn salad, cress, various germ buds sprouts etc., but also carrots, paprika, zucchini or tomatoes (hackled and rasped) additionally fodder mixtures consisting of lentils, rice, peas, oatmeal, various grains etc. Every now and then some insects (e.g. large crickets, grasshoppers, cockroaches, super mealworms, wax moths, etc.) also products from the "Sorry Link missing" and "Sorry Link missing"
. Regular additions of "Sorry Link missing" and "Sorry Link missing" are necessary.
|Comment:||There are also citreous and orange-coloured animals known. This colouration is not gender-specific.|