Species Care

PAINTED DRAGON

Ctenophorus pictus

Keeping Snapshot:
  • Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Max Growth Size: 20 - 30cm
  • Temperament: Calm, social, don't mind being handled. Can be initially skittish.
  • Licensing: Private Wildlife (Basic) Licence
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  • Heating:
    32 - 36 degrees C
  • Lighting:
    UVA / UVB (Exo Terra 10.0 globes recommended)
  • Environment:
    Sandy substrate deep enough to burrow into with some native vegetation.

Range: Southern and central Australia

Feeding: Crickets and woodies dusted with vitamin supplement. Some vegetable matter.

Additional Comments: One of the most colourful dragons in Australia. Predominantly blue-grey with a white underbelly and bright orange and black splotches on the back.

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