THE BEST FRIENDS ARE COLD-BLOODED

Peach-Throat Monitor

Size: Adults usually range from 3-4 feet

Lifespan: Adults usually range from 15-20 years

Enclosure: 40 gallon breeder aquariums are suitable for juveniles, once full grown, a 12’x6’x6’ (LxWxH) cage will need to be constructed, with a substrate of aspen, cypress, and coconut shavings or mulch

Temperature: A gradient of 85-90 degrees Fahrenheit on the cool side and 100-105 degrees Fahrenheit on the basking side and full-spectrum UV lighting per day is recommended

Humidity: The enclosure should be kept between 70%-80%

Diet: Appropriately sized mice and rats, frozen/thawed rodents are preferred, but some monitors will exclusively eat live, feed every 5-7 days, you may also occasionally give your monitor an appropriately sized egg every 1-2 weeks