Size: The water dragon is about three inches long when hatched
and grows to about three feet.
Description: Water Dragons are usually a green color with a
yellow belly and bluish green stripes. They have brown stripes
on their tail.
Housing: Water dragons can be housed in an aquarium when they
are young. As they grow they will need a 30 to 40 gallon aquarium.
These aquariums should have a dirt base with sticks and moss.
They need a water source for drinking and for immersion. Plants
in the aquarium provide shade and a place to rest.
Food: Water dragons usually eat crickets. They will also eat
Other needs: Water dragons need to be misted. They need a source of heat, one area for basking at 80 degrees. Do not use heating pads or rocks with water dragons.