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What Climate Does My Reptile Need?

Temperatures to help keep your reptile or amphibian healthy and happy

Overview

The desert dwellers

Reptiles from arid regions need constant heat and just enough water to drink or cool off in. Keep it hot and dry for your:

  • Bearded Dragon
  • Collared Lizard
  • Mali Uromastyx
  • Leopard Gecko

The tropical set

These reptiles come from steaming jungles. They like it hot — and muggy. Heat and humidity are a must for your:

  • Anole
  • Frilled Dragon
  • Chinese Water Dragon
  • Longtail Lizard
  • Eyelash Crested Gecko
  • Gargoyle Gecko
  • Golden Gecko
  • White-Line Gecko
  • Tree Frog
  • Pacman Frog
  • Pixie Frog
  • Chubby Frog
  • Tomato Frog
  • Red Foot Tortoise

The temperate types

A mild climate is the sweet spot for your:

  • Curly-Tailed Lizard
  • Skink
  • Crocodile Gecko
  • Panther Gecko
  • Snake
  • Greek Tortoise
  • Russian Tortoise
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