27 June 2017
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There are two main environmental variables Bearded dragon keepers need to ensure (i.e. temperature and lighting), but what about the humidity? Although, admittedly, often not something to worry about, incorrect humidity in an enclosed environment can lead to all sorts of problems.
3 August 2018
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Programmable electric timers (or simply electric timers) can be used to switch lighting on and off at desired times. When used with a roster, it allows better control and a more natural recreation of day-night cycles - improving the overall experience of a Bearded dragon.
3 August 2019
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Being reptile, Bearded dragons are ectothermic. This means that they rely on external heat sources to increase their body temperature. Bearded dragons are also poikilothermic, meaning they can have a variable body temperature depending on the environmental temperature.
25 June 2015
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Bearded dragons spend most of their daylight time actively basking in the warm sun. This is not only to meat their temperature requirements for normal physiological functioning, but also to absorb ultraviolet rays from the sun.
27 May 2015
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Bearded dragons need ultraviolet (UV) lighting for physiological and behavioural well being. Ultraviolet lighting is not only needed for Bearded dragons to see better, but also aids in calcium absorption.
7 August 2018
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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.
21 July 2019
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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 ‘greens’. This includes an assortment of torn, shredded of diced fruit, vegetables, herbs, flowers and flower leaves.
8 September 2019
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To quarantine is defined as the isolation or keeping separate from others. There are times where Bearded dragons should be quarantined. This article give more information about the quarantine of Bearded dragons.
5 August 2019
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Mineral supplementation plays a vital part in keeping pet Bearded dragons healthy. One way to add these supplements to their diet is by gut-loading their food. In order to feed good quality feeder insects to your Bearded dragon, they also need to eat good quality food.