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Re: Is there such thing as a RAINBOW SWIFT?


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Posted by Ingo on November 08, 2002 at 02:29:41:

In Reply to: Is there such thing as a RAINBOW SWIFT? posted by ceph on November 07, 2002 at 19:14:55:

The pic shows a male Sceloporus of the formosus group, most likely S. malachiticus, the emerald swift. These montane animals require a very special setup. Although surprisingly some specimens do well for years under non apt conditions, most die within 6 months if you do not follow there needs. These are: Bright lights (metal halides) ant daytime with high basking spot temps but low temps in other regions of the cage. Very good ventilation, very humid nights with a STRONG temp drop (below 60s).
Hope that helps

Ingo


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