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A domesticated lizard that was originally imported from Australia.

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What soil can i use to plant plants in my bearded dragons cage

Im getting a bearded dragon. Im planning on planting nontoxic succulents in the cage and maybe a jade plant im struggling to figure out if i should put the soil directly in the cage or plant in pots ...
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1 year old bearded dragon problem - he is getting stressed by his own reflection [duplicate]

I have a 1 yo bearded dragon. I have always used a 100 watt basking lightbulb for my 40 gallon (150 L) tank. He is just now starting to notice his reflection. I have the static background around 3 of ...
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My 9 month old bearded dragon poops only every week or two

I know baby bearded dragons are supposed to poop multiple times a day, but mine only poops every 7-14 days. He always eats his bugs (BSFL) and vegetables (Kale), but I am concerned that he is ...
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Is my bearded dragon trying to brumate?

Background: I have a male bearded dragon, a little over a year old. I live in a region that gets cold/snowy in the winter. I recently had some ups and downs with keeping my beardie's habitat ...
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Is it dangerous if cat eats food meant for bearded dragon?

I had my bearded dragon out of his enclosure and my cat likes to crawl in there if I leave the door open. Last time she got in there when I had the dragon out, she chowed down on some of his food. I ...
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Small gnats in roach colony

I have a small Dubai roach colony for my three bearded dragons. I have small little gnat-like bugs that will flock to the colony every week or so. It's not so bad as to affect the colony or the house ...
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What is this weird, dull looking, gray patching on my beardie's head and neck?

I noticed this a few days ago, it doesn't look like anything normal, I was wondering if it might be scale rot due to too much moisture, but now it's not so gray anymore, I completely dried and cleaned ...
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Do female bearded dragons menstruate?

This may seem very strange, but about once a month my 11/2 year old female bearded dragon goes in to a bit of a "mood". I adopted her about 5 months ago. She stays in one spot, usually in ...
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Design requirements for bearded dragon vivarium

I'm in the process of designing a new vivarium for a bearded dragon that I'm going to get in the future. I'm intending on building this from scratch out of high-quality materials (I'm an engineer so I ...
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Bearded dragon skin condition

We have adopted a bearded dragon, over the last few months his skin has deteriorated at first we thought it was him shedding but his now nearly finished his shed and it seems to be worse than before. ...
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Pet Bearded Dragon Attacks when outdoors

I've read in many places that is OK to take your pet beardie out in the garden, provided it's a place safe from predators, to sit a bit in the natural sunlight. Well, my beardie, otherwise very ...
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Bearded dragon has weird mark on mouth/beard area?

This is Z he is in the middle of shedding but I realized a small little like black scale a couple days ago and now where that black scale was is this larger area of discoloration. Is it because of ...
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Raised white patch on the shoulder area behind bearded dragon's head

Beardie has a raised white patch around the shoulder area behind her head. It doesn't seem painful or hasn't changed her eating habits. What is the cause of the patch?
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What is this brown spot on my bearded dragon?

I inherited an almost 2 year old male Bearded Dragon, He's awesome but I've only had him a few days and I've noticed a weird brown/black color on him. It looks a little crusty. Does it look normal ...
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Bearded dragon skin discolouration

Can anyone tell me what these discoloured patches are on my adult bearded dragon. She is not shedding. Thanks.
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I wanted to know what all i should put in in the bottom of a bearded dragon tank [duplicate]

I am buying a bearded dragon and have never had a reptile before I wasn't sure what to use on the bottom of the tank I was just gonna use reptile sand only but i wasn't exactly sure what to put.
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Discolouration at the top of dragon's tail

It started a few days ago. At first, I thought he was shedding but now I see it’s nothing to do with that. What is it? There are no reptiles vets around here. I've had dragons many times and never ...
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Is my lighting correct for a bearded dragon?

I currently have only one light source going at a time, during the day I place the UVB light in the lamp while at night I insert the infrared basking light. It is 75 °F (24 °C) where the UVB light is, ...
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What could these spots on my bearded dragon's nose be? [closed]

I noticed a few days ago that my bearded dragon has a couple spots on her nose and mouth area. I thought that it was dirt but it didn't wash off. Has anyone got any ideas what it could be?
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How to tell if my beardie is girl or boy [duplicate]

Some one please help me and my girlfriend can't figure out wether this is a boy or a girl
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Maggots for turtles and bearded dragons

I have found maggots and beetles in my dried meal worm package. Are the meal worms still safe to feed to the bearded dragon and turtles with the live maggots and beetles present?
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Two female beardies in one tank

Me and my sister want to get a bearded dragon, but we want to get two females. Can two females live together in a 120 gallon tank? I'm asking because we are getting them on saturday.
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Bearded dragon has weird discoloration

Recently I've noticed my dragon has some discoloration. It doesn't appear to be painful as he still curls his tail like normally when the area is touched. I assumed it may be his lighting and heat, ...
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Has anyone had success treating an older dragon's MBD

I wanted to see if there is any experience in treating an older dragon with MBD. We just got him a week ago from a friend of a friend who couldn't take care of him anymore. His eyesight doesn't ...
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Bearded dragon sick or gravid?

I have had my bearded dragon for almost a year, and I got her when she was a baby. She has always been very nice and never seemed agitated toward anyone. About a week ago I thought she had infertile ...
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Shriveled scales on arms and stomach?

My beardie has had a few shriveled up looking scales on his stomach for a little while, at first it was just one or two but now there are significantly more, and they've spread to his arms too. I'm ...
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Baby bearded dragon feeding/digestion

I have a baby bearded dragon that's 28 days old and haven't had any feeding nor pooping problems until today in the morning. I ran out of crickets 2 days ago and went to buy more crickets at a ...
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bearded dragon perches when he sleeps why is that?

My bearded dragon doesn't use his hiding spot. He rather prefers to perch on his basking spot to sleep. Why is that?
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Aggressive bearded dragon help?

My bearded dragon is being aggressive, anything that comes in or near his tank he tries to attack. If I vacuum near his tank he tries to go after it, when I plug up anything in the socket, if I stick ...
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Diet and care for bearded dragon

My daughter has a bearded dragon and he is weak, has significantly low appetite and sometimes does not eat at all. She feeds him crickets with vitamins. We took him to the vet and he is now on a ...
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Should I put dusted roaches back in the feeder box

I have a baby bearded dragon (3 months+/-) I dust her live food - dubia roaches) each day. Should I put the dusted roaches back into the feeder box even though they might get dusted again?
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At what age should I start trimming a bearded dragons claws?

I have a baby bearded dragon (3 months +/-) When should I start looking to trim her (suspected but not sure) nails? and would it be prudent to just leave some sand paper in her cage so she can "file" ...
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Baby dragon doesn't eat many roaches

My baby (2-3 months) bearded dragon only eats about 6-9 dubia roaches a day. I add dehydrated meal worms to "her" (still not totally sure yet) salad every day. Is this normal behaviour?
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Bearded dragon scared of hands?

I recently purchased two bearded dragons. One is a juvenile while the other is not much older than a baby. The baby bearded dragon is very accepting of holding and interaction and doesn't do much ...
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Should juvenile bearded dragons have heat rocks?

I currently have 2 bearded dragons. One being a juvenile and the other being not much older than a baby. I have researched online about bearded dragons and heat rocks with many conflicting answers. ...
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What is the white spot on my Bearded Dragon's head? It does not look like shedding skin [duplicate]

This white spot is much thicker than shedding skin and seems to be on his eyelid as well. Could it be a fungus?
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Whats the best sand to use for my bearded dragon?

I have a baby Bearded dragon that I got from some guy. He kept them on a gravel like sand which looks horrible and if the little guy did eat some he would not pass some of it through. I know I'm not ...
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Shedding bearded Dragon, has a white grey spot [duplicate]

My bearded Dragon is shedding her whole back but she has a white grey spot is there anyone that's experience that with their bearded Dragon? Feeling really concerned
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Does my bearded dragon have anything wrong with him? [duplicate]

He is acting relatively normal but he is in brumation so he is less active. I have little to no experience with these kind of things, since he is my first reptile, and I got him 6 months ago. The ...
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Bearded dragon has tilted head and doesn't move it, what can be done?

I gave my bearded dragon a bath, but didn't realize my there was chlorine in my water source. He's tilting his head and won't move it, so is there anything I can do or is he dying? I haven't tried ...
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Tail Rot affecting other limbs?

So, I have two Beardies one male one not entirely sure, Blaze and Nermy. But anyways they seem to have tail rot on there legs as well. Can this happen
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Bearded dragon thinks I'm food [duplicate]

I just got a bearded dragon (he's still just a baby), he's eaten plenty and he's a healthy boy, but the problem I have is that he thinks my fingers are food! He has no problem with my boyfriend ...
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My bearded dragon waves at me, should I wave back?

Sometimes when I walk into the room where my bearded dragons terrarium is located, he waves an arm up and down in my direction. Does he expect me to wave back to him?
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How can I diminish my dragon's reflection?

When my bearded dragon was younger, he didn't react to his reflection. Because he didn't react, I figured that he either couldn't see it, or wasn't bothered by it. But now that he's fully grown, he's ...
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Is it okay to feed Brussels sprouts to a bearded dragon?

I saw a Facebook comments thread about this. Some people said sprouts aren't that healthy for them because there are too many vitamins. Other people said it was dangerous to feed them sprouts at all. ...
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How do I tell the sex of a bearded dragon?

I have a bearded dragon and I want to know whether it's a boy or a girl. I don't see any parts down there, so how can I tell?
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Why does my Bearded Dragon attack my hand when putting food in his cage?

Why does my Bearded Dragon attack my hand when putting food in his cage? I feed my bearded dragon Greens and live worms and give him distilled water. Lately I have been noticing that my Bearded Dragon ...
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How old should bearded dragons be when you adopt them?

So we know that it's bad to get dogs and cats when they're younger than 8 weeks old, but what about bearded dragons? Is there a certain age that you should wait for your bearded dragon to be before ...
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My bearded dragon has stopped growing, is it possible I got a Rankin's dragon?

When I bought my bearded dragon I was under the assumption that it was an inland bearded dragon, but it's now about 6-7 months later and he hasn't grown very much at all. He's about 7 inches right now,...
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What is a good substrate for a bearded dragon terrarium?

There are so many different types of substrate, what are the reasons to choose one type of substrate over another, or is it all just personal preference?
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