03 August 2017

Licking behaviour in Bearded dragons

Licking behaviour in Bearded dragons

Licking behaviour is frequently seen in (pet) Bearded dragons when they are active. Unlike for example Chameleons, Bearded dragons do not have long, projectile tongues to catch prey from a long distance, but they do use them in similar ways.

Author: Renier Delport. Reposted from Bearded Dragon Care Info - Licking behaviour in Bearded dragons

Is your Bearded dragon healthy?

Is your Bearded dragon healthy?

The health of our pet Bearded dragons is sometimes something we as owners neglect. To make things even worse, it is known that pet lizards, including Bearded dragons, can hide disease very well.

Author: Renier Delport. Reposted from Bearded Dragon Care Info - Is your Bearded dragon healthy?

27 June 2017

The correct humidity for pet Bearded dragons

The correct humidity for pet Bearded dragons

There are two main environmental variables Bearded dragon keepers need to ensure (i.e. temperature and light), but what about humidity? Although, admittedly, often not something to worry about, incorrect humidity in an enclosed environment can lead to all sorts of problems.

Author: Renier Delport. Reposted from Bearded Dragon Care Info - The correct humidity for pet Bearded dragons

04 June 2017

Feeding Waxworms to Bearded dragons

Feeding Waxworms to Bearded dragons

Waxworms are the larvae of one of the two related wax moth species, the Lesser moth (Achroia grisella) or the Greater wax moth (Galleria mellonella). wax moths are natural pests of bee hives used for honey production, but makes great foodstuffs for pet Bearded dragons.

Author: Renier Delport. Reposted from Bearded Dragon Care Info - Feeding Waxworms to Bearded dragons

05 April 2017

Bearded dragon supplementation through food "dusting"

Bearded dragon supplementation through food

"Dusting" is the process of coating insects or other foodstuffs with a powdered supplement prior to feeding being fed.

Author: Renier Delport. Reposted from Bearded Dragon Care Info - Bearded dragon supplementation through food "dusting"