Reptile Species

Argentine Blk&Wht Tegu, C.B. Select

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Species Name

  • Argentine Blk&Wht Tegu, C.B. Select

Common Name

  • Argentine Giant Tegu

Latin Name

  • Tupinambis teguixin

Family

  • Teiidae

Origin

  • Argentina

Care

  • easy

Environment

  • tropical

Temperature

  • 82-85 deg F

Minimum House Size

  • 30 gallon

Lighting

  • medium

Maximum Size in Captivity

  • 4.5'

Housing Type

  • Aquarium

Species Origin

  • breeder

Compatibility

  • alone

Diet

  • Omnivore

Temperament

  • child safe

Reproduction Type

  • egg layer

Reproduction Difficulty

  • intermediate

Size-Small

  • 8-12"

Size-Medium

  • 12-20"

Size-Large

  • 20-28"

Size-Extra Large

  • 28+"