Reptiles are rapidly growing more popular as pets, and iguanas are no exception. However, how to care for iguanas is not common knowledge. Many iguanas are improperly cared for, and end up dying early. Many people just do not realize how difficult and time consuming it can be to take care of these lizards. These instructions will go over some of the basic care owners must give their iguana. The three main topics that will be covered are: habitat, feeding/ diet, and general care. Included in the diet section is a basic iguana salad recipe. Caring for these creatures can be a daunting task. Taking the time to do some research on them, and setting aside time in your daily life is a good place to start.