Size: Adults usually range from 18-24 inches
Lifespan: Adults usually range from 8-10 years
Enclosure: 20 gallon long aquariums are suitable for juveniles, once full grown, 40 gallon breeder aquariums are preferred, with a substrate of cage carpet, aspen, cypress, and coconut shavings or mulch
Temperature: A gradient of 70-75 degrees Fahrenheit on the cool side and 95-100 degrees Fahrenheit on the basking side and full-spectrum UV lighting per day is recommended
Humidity: The enclosure should be kept between 30%-40%
Diet: Juveniles should be fed 4-6 calcium-dusted small-medium crickets every other day, and adults should be fed 8-10 calcium-dusted medium-large crickets every other day as well as the occasional pinky mouse once a week, both juveniles and adults should receive several assorted vegetables and fruits such as spring mix, carrots, apples, collard greens, bananas, cucumbers, etc.