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539 days ago

Iguanas are cool pets to look at and have that some-what dinosaur look to them but like most reptiles (lizards especially) they are not too happy about being held and they can get expensive to take care of as they grow larger, if you decide to keep one as a pet. Also they are dirty animals that develop a bacteria around their claws that can be harmful to pregnant women. If you don't mind just looking at them in their terrarium or habitat most of the time then I guess they would be ok.

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539 days ago

Something I might consider before I had kids, but these little Bastards grow up to be big bastards and they can be mean. Not a good pet if you have Kids.

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539 days ago

My favorite lizard they're Awesome.

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590 days ago

Kill enough of them you'll have a pair o' boots.

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680 days ago

One of the best snakes for someone getting into reptiles. They will get about 3-6 feet and do have specific heating needs however. You need to provide a heat gradient of 80 on the cold side of the tank and 90-92 on the warm side. Don't just install a heating mat and think that's the only thing you need. Always use a thermostat to regulate your heating mat (they can cause fatal burns). Aim for 50-60% humidity with a 70%+ humidity for shedding.

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695 days ago

I live with my boyfriend and his snake is a Ball Python. She is very calm, but she does tend to tighten up around my bf's hand. She rides around his neck and does not bother him. She loves to explore in cords and in dark places. She is very stubborn like when she wraps around things and will not let go.

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965 days ago

Iggy (my iguana) is amazing they are amazing pets for your children. You so need to get one for your family.

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971 days ago

The Green Iguana lizard always reminds me of the one that would come to our door late at night, dressed in top hat, tails and a cane (like Fred Astaire only green and ugly) and ask us if we wanted to donate money to the fund to aid Reptiles Without iPads (RWI). In return, he "said" (you know Green Lizards--they promise things they don't deliver on) that he would sing a number from Cole Porter's 'Kiss Me Kate' for free.

We always slammed the door in his face, but in retrospect I wish we hadn't. I always wanted to see a Green Iguana sing and dance in top hat and tails...it would have made a good story for Rate it All Reviews if nothing else.

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988 days ago

Iguana's can make good pets, or they can make bad pets... As with any animal, it's all in how they are raised and the time their pet parent is willing to spend with them.
Green Iguana's are definitely for more experienced Herp owners, and aren't good pets for kids. They get large (anywhere from 4-6 feet) and grow fast, males can become more aggressive during breeding season, they require a lot of care, including a proper sized cage, the right lighting, a well balanced diet of fruits and vegetables daily, calcium and vitamin suppliments, and the right humidity.
In saying that, I personally love Iguanas, and I have never had an issue with them. They have a long lifespan if taken care of properly, They are extremely smart, even litter box trainable. They can bond extremely well with one person if their owner has the patience to work with them and the time is spent with them to build up their trust.
I highly recommend that if you're interested in an iguana, definitely take the time to research them before bringing one home.

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1055 days ago

I had an iguana as a pet when i was a kid, and I wish that it was a better pet than it was. One time we lost it for 3 months, only for me to find it in a drawer of my dresser... hissing and whipping her tail at me. Good to see you too!!

I think that if we had her from a younger age she might have been more friendly to me.

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