NEVER get a heat rock, iguana's aren't like desert liz's like bearded dragons, they don't heat from under only from the top. so they will sit there until their skin cooks.
you need a UVB bulb not a UVA or a UV light, like a mega ray florescent bulb or a sun ray from zoomed. you can find them in any pet store that sells lizard stuff... make sure its UVB i can't stress that enough
If you haven't had had him very long they may not eat for a few days out of stubborness
just keep putting it in there and see what your roommate was feeding it, if it was only fed pellets or something it may be confused yet and you can sprinkle the old food on it and then weed it out, but if its bad stuff like meat or cheese don't keep giving it, just keep putting in the proper things
you may have to take it to the vet for a full check out if it doesn't eat in a 5 or 6 days
you should get the book the ultimate owners manual for green iguana's by mark z hatierfield it is the best book
the flaking could be shedding, but it needs to see the vet for sure, it is common for MBD and Mouth rot in ig's that haven't been taken care of
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