Post by prism_wolf on Sept 11, 2008 6:06:44 GMT -8
I don't know what you have available in Hungary, but if you can add watercress, replace the tomato (very high in acids) with red bell pepper, add a summer squash, parsnips and green beans this would make a better diet. You can also use snap peas in place of the green beans, and using the chart in the first sticky of this section hopefully you can find some of the other items in that country to switch up a few things for variety.
As far as the piece sizes...gradually cut them down. If you don't go from one size automatically to a chopped state it'll be less likely to notice the change.
I can't really find watercress [I'll keep looking though!], and leggy doesn't really like red bell peppers, but I'll do what I can. Squash is also rather rare here [been looking lately], parsnips I have no idea where to find . I don't know what snap and snow peas are, though I've tried sweet peas, which s/he didn't really object to. I went to the store today and got some mango, and aragula though, so I'll replace the tomato with those for now
Post by prism_wolf on Sept 11, 2008 8:40:58 GMT -8
Don't feed too much mango. It's a real poop shooter treat. Loosens everything up...;-D Fresh pumpkin is also a great squash to feed. While it's in season I feed it until it's no longer in the stores. Arugula is an excellent green!! Glad you could find that one.
Post by ambernichole on Jan 1, 2012 13:19:36 GMT -8
Mine is a rhinoceros iguana, but his diet is pretty much the same as a green iguana. This is pretty much what I always have in my fridge at any given point and I mix it up slightly different every day. The base is always collards, turnips greens and mustard greens (also dandelion leaves when i go to the local organic store) and the rest is added in small amounts for variation.
Collard Greens Mustard Greens Turnip Greens Dandelion Greens Cranberry Hibiscus Leaves & Flowers Loquat Leaves ( only occasionally, can't find them on any iguana list, but my rabbits like them and they are sold for human consumption) Sunflower Sprouts Kale Greens Clover Sprouts Carrots (he LOVES them) Squash (all types, depends what looks good in the store) Strawberries Blueberries Mango Papaya Green Beans Cilantro Parsley bananas (although he never seems to eat them.....I have some growing in my yard so i throw a little in once and awhile) Whatever else I see at the store that looks good
I don't worry about getting too much, because whatever he doesn't eat goes to the rabbits right before it goes bad. Being in South Florida there is a huge verity of fresh produce all they time and I can grow most tropical plants.