Black and White Argentine Tegu for sale
Looking for a black and white tegu for sale?
We have some beautiful black and white Argentine tegus for sale! Our Argentine tegus for sale all come with our full live arrival and health guarantee.
Argentine Tegus for sale as well as other species of Pet tegu for sale
Tegus for sale are widely distributed throughout South America. Also, since they can exist in many different habitats they are found throughout the entire contentent. Salvator merianae and the Salvator rufescens species of tegu can be found within the central as well as the western regions of Brazil. Where as the Argentine tegu for sale are typically found in Argentina. A Paraguay red tegu for sale is the most popular pet tegu from the regions of Uruguay, and Bolivia. Interestingly, baby Tegus are an introduced species to Fernando de Noronha Island and now within the United States. Believe it or not, Argentine tegus can now be found and caught in south and central Florida. Lastly, outside of the USA, Tegus are hunted mainly for skins, and human consumption by locals, believe it or not!
Argentine Tegu Size
Large Argentine tegus for sale that are male can reach a length of an impressive 60 inches, however, most black and white tegus for sale range in size from 40-50 inches and weigh 8 to 15 pounds at full maturity. As a rule, male black and white Argentine tegu for sale are stockier than female Argentine black and white tegus for sale and develop prominent jowl muscles giving them a “cheeky” or bigger jaw like appearance.
Black and White Tegu Life Span
Black and White Tegus can live to be 12-20 years old in captivity. When considering purchasing a black and white Argentine tegu for sale, consider it may live up to 20 years and you will need to care for your new pet tegu for sale for up to 2 decades!
Argentine Tegu for sale – Argentine Tegu Housing or Black and White Tegu Habitat
Enclosure size is determined by total length of a large lizard, but bigger is always better for this active animal. Argentine black and white Tegus are active in the daytime, roaming their enclosures and digging in the substrate. A temperature gradient as well as light gradient provided in a properly sized enclosure, provides a basking area for your new pet black and white tegu for sale, as well as allows your new pet tegu for sale to find shade, drink, eat, sleep and be merry :) The length of the tegu habitat should be 2 times the overall size and length of your new pet tegu. BE sure to include the tegu for sales tail in the measuring, because it is also an important feature in thermoregulation. The minimum width should be snout-tail length, and the height tall enough to allow for deep substrate and bulb placement. If you intend on keeping a pair of black and white tegus for sale together, or multiple female Argentine tegu for sale together, allow an increase of one half of each dimension per additional animal. If plants and logs are added to the enclosure, allow for half of the floor space to remain open for ease of movement. Be sure to spend a bit of time reviewing the CB reptile tegu care sheet as well!