Develop your knowledge and understanding of lizard husbandry. This is a one-part course that can also be taken as part of the Reptile husbandry course bundle.
This module looks at lizard husbandry, housing, substrate, environmental enrichment, heat sources, light humidity and ventilation, water and feed, including:
Housing – arboreal housing, terrestrial housing
Substrate – non-toxic, types of substrate, pros and cons
Environmental enrichment – vertical space, basking spot, floor furniture, hide sizes and number of hides
Heat sources – temperature ranges, preferred optical temperature zone, light, radiant heat mat
Light – lighting requirements, UV-B and UV-A, light fixtures
Humidity and ventilation – humidity gradient, humidified shelters, misters, vaporizers, nebulizers, regulating ventilation, fans
Water – availability, quality, containers or hand misting, cleaning, contamination
Feed – feeding stations, accidental substrate ingestion, live and pre-killed food, ingestive behavior, food preparation
Support and Resources
This online module includes an e-Book with content from Vetstream's Vetlexicon Exotis (Reptiles) followed by a quiz leading to a personalized certificate. Written by some of the world's leading veterinarians, ensuring accuracy and depth of content.
This course was written and peer reviewed by:
This module is worth approximately 60 minutes of CPD.