Iguana on the Sofa

Fio has put on 2 pounds over the winter. At four years old, he is now 5 feet long and 8.2 pounds, still mostly tail. He sheds all the time and eats all the time, especially dandelions.

 iguana on the sofa 1 iguana on the sofa 2 iguana on the sofa 3 iguana on the carpet

Before...

 tiny Fio

Moving Up

2019-07-08
Moving Up
Fio's greenhouse was getting too small - he weighs about 5 pounds now. Fortunately, greenhouses come in bigger sizes. We still need to add some tropical plants, but at least he has room to stretch out his magnificent tail. He still likes hanging out by the window until the lawn mower comes b... Read More


Terrible Pets

2019-02-17
Terrible Pets
Fio is a beautiful creature, but I feel it is my responsibility to say ... Iguanas Make Terrible Pets!!! They don't belong in our houses. They belong outdoors. Their huge claws are great for climbing trees. Not so great on skin. They enjoy 90 degree temperatures and 90 percent humidity. T... Read More


A Real Iguana Emerges

2018-11-13
A Real Iguana Emerges
When Fio arrived he was tiny. Just like most of the 'pet' iguanas in my experience, when they were once common pet shop 'merchandise'. Few of them ever made it past the baby stage.

Fio is turning into a fantastic beast.

Iguana Glare

2018-09-27
Iguana Glare
Fio does not like the camera, which is why we haven't taken many pictures lately. He is very demonstrative and lets us know right away when he isn't pleased. He likes: hibiscus flowers, mustard greens, and arugula. He hates; cell phone cameras and the orange cat. But mostly, he hates Max. Max is... Read More


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