21 September 2019
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Originating from Australia, the captive bred Bearded dragon makes for a gentle and friendly pet reptile. Here are 10 facts you probably didn't know about Bearded dragons, and why you might strongly consider bringing one into your life and home.
25 August 2018
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The price of a Bearded dragon is one of the first financial decisions a new keeper needs to make. Prices will vary significantly from country to country and even town to town. The financial value of a Bearded dragon is determined by a couple of factors. This article will discuss a couple of them.
21 July 2019
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A hungry Bearded dragon will almost eat any food that is offered to them. Being omnivorous, various food options are available. In both the invertebrate and greens groups of food, there are some items that should not be fed.
7 January 2018
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Recently, new legislation regarding the ownership of exotic, including potential invasive, animals has seen the light. Bearded dragons are not naturally found in South Africa and are considered 'exotic' or 'alien'. Although they are not listed invasive, government is attempting to control the numbers of Bearded dragons in South Africa by means of permits.
8 January 2018
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It is important to be able to tell whether a Bearded dragon is healthy or not. Although sick or diseased individuals might have less visible signs, a healthy Bearded dragon will always have the following characteristics...
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.