and certainly aren't suited for anyone that is short on space. The eggs hatch in about 7-8 months. The larger Exo terra terrariums would… See more ideas about roughneck, reptiles and amphibians, monitor lizard. I noticed that t was very short and lacked info. Selling Animals as Pets ... had to get rid of our black roughneck monitor due to personal circumstances. They don't get large and have an excellent personality! With pet cams and monitors, you can keep tabs on your pup from work or wherever else your day takes you. The savannah monitor (Varanus exanthematicus) is one of the coolest animals on planet Earth, but does that make it a good pet? ... Smart choice, pet stores are not very good for giving the right information. Either by not having enough space, being fed in a high fat diet, or not having the proper basking temps. Reactions: dimzel. This monitor consumes its prey (like mice) in full. The female monitors lay 2-12 eggs that have the length up to 3.5-5 cm. Monitor lizard: good family pet? Blackthroats can reach lengths of 6ft. We will be happy to help in any way we can and I look forward to meeting the rest of the pets. The ones we have in stock now are feeding great on … They can become quite trusting with their owners, and many are treasured pets. The lifespan of the lizard is ranging from 12-20 years. As with all pets, exercise is a good stress reliever. The average length of these monitors ranging from 3.5-4 ft. Mangrove Monitor … To be specific, a black roughneck monitor (Siegfried). It needs a big housing; the weight of a grownup is 50 lbs. The Black-throated monitor Lizard (Varanus Albigularis Ionidesi), otherwise addressed as a Black throat monitor, is a massive lizard possessing a calm temper as a pet. Excessive supplementation can lead to hypercalcemia, too much calcium in the blood, which causes many health problems and possibly death. It is cf 2016 not sure on the exact date possibly a male but might need another check, I only say this because I have seen hemipenes during defecation in his water bowl, feeding on roaches locusts and rat fluffs supplemented with vitamins. I decided to do an updated Timor monitor care sheet. Blackthroat Monitors (Ionides Monitors) Though Blackthroats are significantly larger than Ackies, temperament-wise they make excellent pets for the monitor savvy. Your pet monitor needs calcium and vitamin D3 to be healthy, but too much of a good thing is just as bad as none at all. And finally, i in the past month have taken the plunge into monitor ownership. The species can live up to 20 years in captivity under good take care. By Amy Graff on January 26, 2011 at 1:06 PM. Supplementing a monitor’s food in moderation is the best way to prevent this illness. This is great for your monitor in many ways; socialization, UVB rays, and exercise are all good for its overall health. 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