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Old 09-11-2008, 04:46 AM   #1
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Coral Keepers Alligator diary!


Hello everyone! I was at my friends house yesterday and he caught a baby alligator lizard. He wanted to give it to his chickens but instead gave it to me. So, the Alligator lizard is about 3 inches from head to tip of its tail. The tail is very long! The tank that I set up for the Alligator Lizard is a 30 gallon long. I'll post a few pictures of the tank soon.


*NOTE* The Alligator Lizard is NOT a real Alligator, its a type of lizard.
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Old 09-11-2008, 07:05 PM   #2
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Do you know what type it is... I know there are 3 types in Cali
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Old 09-12-2008, 05:25 PM   #3
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Hey, I'm not sure on what type it is. Sorry.
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Old 09-12-2008, 05:28 PM   #4
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Guess you need to take some pics.
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Old 09-12-2008, 06:55 PM   #5
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Guess you need to take some pics.
Yeah, my camera is supposed to some soon.
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Old 09-15-2008, 03:32 AM   #6
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Here is a FTS of the tank. I got my cuz to take a FTS and send the picture to me. I have a picture of the lizard, but hes going to send it to me later. I'm not finished with the tank yet. Going to add a few plants and make a background.
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Old 09-15-2008, 03:39 AM   #7
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The dimensions of the tank are: 36.5 inches(3 ft) long, 10.5 inches wide, and 17 inches high.
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Old 09-15-2008, 02:22 PM   #8
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You should really keep the light on one end of the tank, so there is a warm, and cool side. And remember to keep the water on the cool side.
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Old 09-15-2008, 04:28 PM   #9
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You should really keep the light on one end of the tank, so there is a warm, and cool side. And remember to keep the water on the cool side.
Ok, thanks!
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Old 09-15-2008, 09:28 PM   #10
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Ok, I got the picture. Here is the picture of the Alligator lizard. (Sorry about the crappy picture, it was taken by a cellphone camera.)
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Old 09-15-2008, 09:35 PM   #11
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cute little guy
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Old 09-15-2008, 10:18 PM   #12
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Aww..why the name 'alligator lizard'? Doesn't look like the alligators we have around here..
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Old 09-15-2008, 10:21 PM   #13
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Cool...
http://montereybay.com/creagrus/CAalligatorlizards.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northern_Alligator_Lizard

http://www.californiaherps.com/lizar...icarinata.html

With the extra long tail, the juvies resemble the skinks we have here in FL.
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Old 09-16-2008, 12:38 AM   #14
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It looks great. I'm guessing your putting in a type of pond for him?
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Old 09-16-2008, 12:38 AM   #15
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Thanks for all the compliments everyone!
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