Varanus caudolineatus (Stripe-tailed monitor)

The Stripe-tailed monitor (Varanus caudolineatus) is a smaller monitor species with an average length of around 91mm SVL.

These monitors inhabit Western Australia seeking refuge in dead mulga and eucalypt tree hollows.

In captivity this species is quite rare and are sort after. Appearance is similar to the varanus gilleni.

V.caudolineatus tend be shy in nature. If you wish to keep this species the enclosure must consist of many hollowed logs and branches. You will also need to provide an adequate basking spot and access to a water source.

The ideal temperature setting for this species would be a gradient temperature of 28’c – 35’c and a basking temperature of 40’c – 70’c, Low Humidity is a must.

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