Required fields are marked *. known living lizards on earth, they have roamed the earth for over 45 million years. Dark greenish-gray to nearly black background color with bright gold-yellow or sometimes bluish spots on the upper surface and light straw-yellow color on the underside, Warm and moist habitats with plenty of trees to climb, Variety of Invertebrates, other lizards like. Sand is not really that great. This is one of the reasons that it is so popular. Every other day you can give them a small-medium mouse. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. I noticed that t was very short and lacked info. Dark greenish-gray to nearly black background color with bright gold-yellow or sometimes bluish spots on the upper surface and light straw-yellow color on the underside. When designing your monitor's home keep in mind that he will need a very warm basking area and high humidity (about 80%). FOOD : Like all monitors, these ones are also carnivorous. Enclosure size can be 4x4x2 (LxHxW). The species grow… You want to use low wattage bulbs' for best results' to avoid over heating of your' pet as over heating could cause your' pet to dehydrate, these animals' seem to fair well at temperatures of (85 to 90 degrees F.), you also need a UV light set up for a basking area so the animal can move to and from heat as needed. Considering monitors can grow to be five feet long, they'll need an enclosure that is large enough for them to comfortably move about. They readily feed on a diet of commercially available crickets, roaches, mealworms, and occasionally mice. ball-pythons.net/forums/showthread.php?178581-First-time-owner-of-Timor-monitor/page2, www.monsterfishkeepers.com/forums/threads/timor-and-ackie-monitor-care-need-answers.449177/, reptilesrawesome.wordpress.com/2015/11/12/timor-monitor-care/, www.reptilesbymack.com/care-sheets/RBM-CS-TimorMonitor.pdf, www.philipniceguyexotics.co.uk/caresheets/timor. The are many systems on the market today that are perfect for the job in hand. log in sign up. Currently, the peacock monitor (Varanus auffenbergi) is sometimes considered a subspecies, but is usually considered its own species.. Females will lay an average of 4-10 soft white eggs when they have been copulated by a male. Timor monitors are pretty small for monitors, only growing to about 3 ft. Housing Timor monitors love to explore the ground, and climb in trees. The 8x8x8 cube terrarium ( the smallest one ) costs 30 dollars. Feed them insects like Dubias everyday. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. A reasonable sized water bowl should be provided and fresh water should be given daily. Hatch lings are about 5 in long, but grow quickly. A medium-sized bowl of water is recommended for the occasional soak, or the cage can be misted once every few days to maintain humidity between 40 and 60%. The only bad thing about Exo terra terrariums is that they are very expensive. I decided to do an updated Timor monitor care sheet. These guys burrow also so 12 inches is good. We want you to enjoy your monitor lizard and give it the best possible care. More info here https://reptilerapture.net/green-tree-monitor-caresheet.html. They like to burrow (3 inches should be enough). You can also feed snails, Dubai or lobster roaches, meal worms, or super worms. If there is something heavy it might collapse on your burrowing monitor. Finally, make sure there are no areas that your monitors can get stuck in since they like to wedge their bodies into place.