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Bearded Dragon Facts

Here are some bearded dragon facts to keep in mind if you are planning on buying one of these most enjoyable and friendly pets.

Good bearded dragon care demands that you do certain things before you actually bring your new pet home.

To begin with you'll need a sound and healthy bearded dragon, preferably purchased from a professional pet shop and after that you'll need to make certain it is given good care by you.

To have this happen you'll want get everything required in advance of when you take a newly acquired dragon home.

Here is a little checklist showing several items to help you keep your brand-new bearded dragon totally happy, healthy, and balanced.

Do not forget, you will haveto have all these things on hand before you decide to bring your dragon home.

We repeat this because if the evironment is not there when you bring your beardie home, you will have a homeless bearded dragon that will probably get sick very quickly and may even die.


A large container or terrarium that is closed on top with a screen. Get the largest one you can afford since your dragon will need plenty of room to be comfortable.

A dual lighting system that provides fluorescent lighting and incandescent light. Your very best option will be the Reptisun 5. 0 model by ZooMed.

A daytime lamp or heat source lamp.

A heat mat that goes under your tank. You're trying to maintain a desert-like atmosphere in your tank which requires maintaining a relatively high temperture.

Substrate on the floor of your terrarium such as sand andgravel.

A concealing place for your beardie to flee and hole up when he needs to. Sometimes they like to hide.

Rocks, twigs, or maybe logs for clambering as well as for just lazing around in the heat.

A bowl for eating food, a basic insect dish, as well as acommon water bowl.

Any extra decorations, wallpapers, or artifical inside plants to help you create a more genuing looking desert-like environment.

Bugs, Fresh vegetables & supplemental vitamins.

Your dragon loves prepared superworms, mealworms, and crickets which means you give food to the bugs and fatten them up before you give them to your beardie.

He will also like various greens and frozen vegetables such as beans, tasty carrots, and nutritious peas.

There is also a powdered mixture of vitamin D3 and calcium that you must supply for your beardie.

So there you have a few things you will want to have on hand before bringing your bearded dragon home.

Use these bearded dragon facts and you can look forward to your pet giving you years of fun and pleasure.

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