How Do You Properly Care For A Pet Bearded Dragon?
This article is to teach you how to properly care for your “pet” Bearded Dragon. They make wonderful pets. If you follow these directions your pet will live a long and fulfilling life with you by his side!! The bearded dragon lizard is originally from Australia but are now readily available due to their ease in breeding in captivity. Bearded dragons make a great pet for both beginners and advanced reptile keepers. They are docile and stay relatively small (usually 15-20 inches). They have become quite popular in recent years. To give you an idea of an enclosure size for a bearded dragon you would use an 10 gallon tank for a hatchling and up to a 55 gallon tank for an adult. FOOD: Bearded dragons are omnivorous and should be fed both protein and vegetation. Crickets, mealworms, superworms, and a salad mixture should be everyday food source. Never feed your dragon too large of an insect. Feed insects 1/2 to 3/4 the size of the space between your dragons eyes. Dragons require a variety of