Bearded Dragon Care for Beginners

Bearded Dragon Care for Beginners

HERE ARE THE ABSOLUTE NECESSITIES TO START WITH:

  • Glass vivarium (a 50-60 gallon fish tank will do in a pinch)

  • Newspapers paper towels or reptile carpet to fill the bottom

  • Smooth rocks, branches and other safe objects for the lizard to interact with

  • A heating source capable of keeping the dragon’s environment at 90 to 110 °F in the day and 70 to 79 °F at night

  • Food in the form of crickets or worms, as well as leafy greens & vegetables

Bearded Dragon Facts

Bearded Dragon Facts

Bearded dragons are one of the most popular reptiles to have as pets and for a good reason. Their non-aggressive nature and surprising personalities make them great for kids interested in owning their first reptile. It also takes less effort to care for them compared to a dog or a cat. That said, getting a bearded dragon, or any pet for that matter is a serious commitment. It shouldn't be a decision taken lightly or made on a whim just because it sounds like a cool idea walking around the reptile section of the local pet store. Here are some things that are good to know before buying a bearded dragon.