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Genus Uromastyx Caresheets
This section includes care sheets which contain extensive information applicable to all Uromastyx species, some of which include detailed breeding plans as well.
Species Specific Caresheets
The care sheets below are specific to only the listed species, many of which were originally published as magazine articles.
The Natural History, Husbandry and Captive Propagation of the Moroccan Spiny-Tailed Lizard (Uromastyx Acanthinurus) by Randall L Gray. This article appeared in Volume 10, Number 1 of Vivariumin in a different form with photographs.
Captive Reproduction of “Rainbow
Benti” Spiny-tailed Lizards (Uromastyx benti)
by Randall L. Gray. This article appeared in Volume 10, Number 2 of Vivariumin in a different form with photographs.
Mali Uromastyx by Jason Creager One of the best care sheets written for this species currently out there, and Jason provides excellent information without any sales pitches!
U. o. ornatus
Captive Reproduction of the Ornate Spiny-tailed Lizard Uromastyx ocellatus ornatus by Randall L. Gray. This article appeared in a different form with photographs in Volume 8 Number 6 of the 1997 Vivarium
Husbandry and Captive Reproduction of the Ornate Uromastyx by Randall L. Gray
(Data from Wild Populations) Ornate Spiny Tailed-Lizards by Ben David Osnat and Molco Danny (Copyright 1999)
Captive care and breeding of the Ornate
Uromastyx (U.o.ornatus) by
This article appeared in a different form with photographs in Volume 6 No. 3 of the Reptilian Magazine.
Breeding and Brumation Pages
While breeding is covered by many of the care sheets above, pages in this section are devoted specifically to breeding and brumation plans.
Helpful Maintainance Pages
This section is meant to include websites and pages dealing with specific elements of Uromastyx husbandry, such as UV lighting, nutritional content of various foods, etc...
Reptile Lighting and Heating numerous articles on Melissa Kaplan's website
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