Uromastyx don’t grow fast, but in the captivity with good care, they can reach adult size much faster – in 3-4 years. In captivity it would take them an extra 1-3 years to reach full size.
Are Egyptian Uromastyx Good Pets?
Summary – do uromastyx make good pet lizards? Yes, uromastyx definitely make great pet lizards. Their beautiful looks, curious eyes and interesting behaviors make them very fascinating to watch! They are also rather easy to keep after the initial setup and don’t require any live feeder bugs.
What Is The Biggest Breed Of Uromastyx?
Species #13: Aegyptia (Egyptian)
They are also the largest species of uromastyx, reaching up to 30-36 inches (75-91cm) in length and can weigh around 1.5-1.8kg! Despite their big size, they are curious, very kind and calm creatures.
What Size Tank Does An Egyptian Uromastyx Need?
Juvenile Uromastyx need a minimum 20 gallon terrarium. Juveniles can be housed together in a 30 gallon terrarium. Adult Uromastyx need a minimum 40+ gallon terrarium. Provide plenty of hiding and basking places.