Bearded Dragon Magazine

By Renier Delport | www.beardeddragons.co.za

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3 reasons why your Bearded dragon might want to bite you

Biting behaviour in Bearded dragons is fairly uncommon. There are however times when these lizards show this behaviour.<p>Juvenile Bearded dragon biting …

Licking behaviour in Bearded dragons

<b>Licking behaviour</b> is frequently seen in (pet) Bearded dragons when they are active. Unlike for example Chameleons, Bearded dragons do not have long, …

Supplying 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 <b>what about humidity</b>? Although, …

Feeding Waxworms to Bearded dragons

Waxworms are the larvae of one of the two related wax moth species, the Lesser moth (<i>Achroia grisella</i>) or the Greater wax moth (<i>Galleria mellonella</i>). …

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Is your pet Bearded dragon prone to getting coccidiosis?

<b>Coccidiosis</b> is an infectious parasitic disease of the intestinal tract of animals caused by coccidian protozoa. This species specific disease spreads …

How to use programmable timers to control your Bearded dragon's lighting

Using programmable electric timers can give much better control of the lighting of an enclosure and improve the overall experience of Bearded dragon. …

Common pet Bearded dragon injuries you might enounter

As a keeper, chances are that your Bearded dragon will get injured at some point. Some of the more common Bearded dragon injuries that one might …

Does your Bearded dragon suffer from the dreaded Adenovirus infection?

Adenovirus infection in Bearded dragons is a life threatening, potential disastrous and emerging disease in these lizards. It is cause by a virus …

What you need to know about Bearded dragon tail injuries

In established, healthy pet Bearded dragons some sort of tail injury is probably one of the first and most common injuries most owners will come …

The best greens to feed pet Bearded dragons

While the majority of a Bearded dragon’s food should consists of protein based foods such as insects, the second half of the diet should consist of …

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How to supply the correct heat to pet Bearded dragons

Being reptile, Bearded dragons are <b>ectothermic</b>, meaning that they rely on external heat sources to increase their body temperature. They are also</b> …

How to prevent falling injuries in pet Bearded dragons

<b>Bearded dragon fall injuries</b> are quite common and usually result from falling from a significant height. Bearded dragons can fall after climbing or …

Applying the the best Bearded dragon hygiene practices

<b>Bearded dragon hygiene</b> include everything that has to do with the cleanliness of these animals and can be broadly divided into <b>hygiene for the dragon</b> …

Feeding mealworms to pet Bearded dragons

Mealworms (<i>Tenebrio molitor</i>) are the larval stage of the Darkling beetle (<i>Tenebrio molitor</i>). Like all holometabolic insects, they go through four …

Some main factors in optimising the environment for Bearded dragon basking

Being a desert lizard, in nature Bearded dragons spend most of their daylight time actively basking in the warm sun. This is not only to meat their …

Bearded dragon legislation in South Africa

The legislation, or the laws surrounding the keeping of these lizards, have not changed drastically over the last few years. The main questions I get …

2 main reasons why Bearded dragons need Ultraviolet lighting

It has been scientifically proven that Bearded dragons need ultraviolet (UV) lighting for both physiological and behavioural reasons. They need UV …

This is why your Bearded dragon needs UV lighting

Being desert animals, Bearded dragons bask almost all day in the hot sun. Now this is not only for their temperature requirements, but also to absorb …

Breeding with Bearded dragons

The ultimate goal of keeping a pet Bearded dragon is probably to simulate its natural environment to such an extend that every possible aspect of its …

How you supplement your pet Bearded dragon

With Bearded dragons, supplementation is the addition of nutrients like amino-acids, vitamins and minerals to their diets. These supplements are …

Bearded dragons distribution over Australia

Except for the extreme northern and southern regions, the various Bearded dragons species are virtually distributed all over …

How to add supplements to your Bearded dragon's food

Mineral supplementation plays a vital part in keeping your pet Bearded dragon healthy. One way to add these supplements to their diet is by …

How to use a thermometer to help your pet Bearded dragon

A thermometer is a testing apparatus used to measure its immediate temperature. A thermometer is a valuable and necessary accessory that can be used …

How often should your Bearded dragon shed?

Skin shedding, or ecdysis, is the process where Bearded dragons looses their outer skin as result of growing. The shedding process mainly dependent …

The correct way to carry your Bearded dragon

Because of their size, Bearded dragons, especially babies and juveniles are extremely fragile when it comes to falling from an height. When carried, …