Amboina Sailfin Lizard


Latin Name: Hydrosaurus amboinensis

Sex: Female

Amboina Sailfin lizard males can reach up to 4 foot(1.2m) in length and have a large fanlike sail running down their tails, with females being a third smaller with a much smaller fanlike sail. They have a lifespan of up to 25 years. Amboina Sailfin Lizards are omnivorous so will eat a mixture of insects such as crickets, cockroaches and mealworms and finely chopped fruits and vegetables such as carrot, collard greens and berries which will need to be dusted in calcium D3 powder regularly. A water bowl big enough for them to fit themselves in is a must, this allows them to not only stay hydrated but these water loving lizards will also be able to cool down and help loosen shedding skin. These lizards will require a basking spot of 115 Fahrenheit (46 Celsius) with high humidity levels of 75% as well as 10% UVB. 

Available from the Farnborough store – 01252 371111