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.
With Bearded dragons, supplementation is the addition of nutrients like amino-acids, vitamins and minerals to their diets. These supplements are added because they are known to be deficient home made foods.
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Being omnivorous, Bearded dragons will accept a variety of foods including plant materials (greens, esp. leafy greens), invertebrates and the occasional vertebrate. In captivity Bearded dragons can be offered a variety of insects, fruit, vegetables, flowers, flower leaves / herbs and nestling mice.
29 December 2016
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Metabolic bone disease (MBD), also referred to as hypocalcaemia or simply as calcium deficiency, is a serious nutritional disease where calcium in the bones is depleted in favour of increasing the calcium levels in the blood.
18 August 2015
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To quarantine is defined as the isolation or keeping separate from others. The quarantine period is the time a new or a sick Bearded dragon should be isolated before it is introduced to, or allowed contact with other Bearded dragons.