Bearded Dragon

Bearded Dragon

Ah...... The bearded dragon. One of the most common lizards to have as a pet. If you can see the video, you can see from its appearance, it looks boring, but it's not. You get this idea from the rad rock music playing. If you get one of these as a pet, you should read these:

  • It is found in the desert reigons of Austrailia.
  • It typically grows to 400 - 600 grams, 18 - 22 in.
  • Eats salads, crickets, aand mealworms.
  • Mealworms should not be given to young dragons.
  • They also eat vegetable material such as collard greens, turnip greens, and other leaf vegetables calcium supplements are a must, at least 1 feeding every other day should be calcium supplemented.
  • They also eat roaches, silk worms, and hornworms as a staple and superworms as a treat.
  • They need little care, beyond daily maintenance, once they are acclimated to their environment.
  • Bearded Dragon hatchlings can stay in 10 to 20 gallon tanks, lined with paper towels or reptile-carpet.
  • Adults should not be in less than a 65 gallon tank, lined with washed play sand or a combination of washed play sand and either paper towels or reptile-carpet.
  • Basking temperature should be around 95 to 100*F.
  • Cooler area should be around 80*F.
  • At night, lights should be turned off.
  • Your home temperature shouldn't fall below 60*F.
  • They drink water from sprayings and fresh vegetables.
  • Hatchlings should be sprayed twice daily on the head, keeping the spray directed on their heads, as long as they continue lapping it up.
  • Adults should be sprayed a few times a week.
  • It sleeps during the night and is active during the day.
  • It is extremely docile and trusting, making it an excellent pet - even for children and beginners.
  • Females should be 18 - 24 months for breeding.
  • Males can breed a few months earlier than females.

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