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Bearded dragon diet

The bearded dragon is a popular pet, and diet is important for their well-being. Bearded dragons should be fed a diet of insects that are gut-loaded with nutritious foods. The most popular insects to feed bearded dragons are mealworms, crickets, and waxworms. All of these insects can be found at most pet stores.

Be sure to only give your bearded dragon the appropriate sized insects depending on their age and size. Too many large insects can cause health problems for your dragon. It's important to make sure that the insects are gut-loaded before feeding them to the bearded dragon. 

A healthy diet for a bearded dragon is mostly made up of fruits and vegetables. Some good choices for fruits include watermelon, cantaloupe, mango, and papaya. Vegetables that are good for bearded dragons include carrots, broccoli, and green beans. It's important to make sure that the vegetables are chopped into small pieces so that the dragon can eat them easily.


    Bearded dragons feed on live mealworms and crickets, providing beneficial vitamins and minerals to lizards. Adult beardies may only need to eat once every two days, while young beardies need to eat once a day. If your beard doesn't finish your food, feed less next time.

    What is a bearded dragon's main diet?

    Bearded dragons consume live insects and vegetables as part of their diet. They need a wide range of healthy herbs and vegetables as well as adequate nutrients.

    What is the best meal for a bearded dragon?

    Cabbage, savory, coriander, kohlrabi, bell pepper, red or green green beans, escarol, turnips, alfalfa hay or chow, bok choy, red or green green beans, collard greens, beet greens, mustard greens, broccoli, chard, Watercress, clover, kale, parsley, etc.

    What foods are forbidden for bearded dragons?

    Vegetables such as spinach, broccoli, and romaine should be avoided because eating too much can be dangerous and has little nutritional benefit. Fruits such as apples, strawberries, melons and peaches are also eaten by bearded dragons. The dragon will eat almost any bug that moves, except for delicious fruits and vegetables.

    What vegetables can a bearded dragon eat every day?

    • Mustard leaves (Endive or Escarol)
    • Collard greens, often known as cactus pads or prickly
    • turnip vegetable
    • dandelion leaf

    How many hours can a bearded dragon go without eating?

    Although not recommended for mature dragons with high fat storage and weight loss, they can go up to two months without eating. On the other hand, pups that grow rapidly and stop feeding should be cause for concern, as they need protein to grow healthy and strong.

    Can bearded dragons Eat Bananas?

    They can do that, but only once or twice a month. Long responses suggest that beardy dragons can only eat bananas once or twice a month.

    Can bearded dragons Eat Cucumbers?

    Cucumbers can be fed to the Bearded Dragon every other week. It contains 96% water, making it a great source of hydration, especially for dehydrated bearded dragons. Constipation is prevented with fiber. Vitamin C improves the dragon's immune system, vision, reproduction and development.

    Can I feed the bearded dragon with strawberries?

    Strawberries are safe to feed to bearded dragons, among other fruits, vegetables and insects.

    Can bearded dragons Eat Scrambled Eggs?

    Scrambled eggs are safe for bearded dragons to eat. They can even eat hard-boiled eggs. Keep the following notice in mind. At best, an adult bearded dragon should consume half an egg at a time. If you are scrambled eggs, do not add other ingredients at the same time.

    Can bearded dragons Eat Potatoes?

    Beardies cannot eat potatoes. Although not harmful in moderation, they should not be the primary source of nutrition for bearded dragons as they lack essential nutrients.

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    About the author

    I am Paige and I love pets. I have a bearded dragon and a husky. My bearded dragon's name is Bart and he is a lot of fun. He likes to eat crickets and play in his cage. My husky's name is Sandy and she is a lot of fun, too. She likes to run and play in the park. I love taking them for walks and playing with them. They are both a big part of my family.
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