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Baby bearded dragon

What can you tell me? He loves his crickets but not the fruit or veggies i put in there. What info can you give me on our new family member?

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Asked by Heidikans at 6:14 PM on Dec. 26, 2012 in Pets

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  • how much info do you need? Just dietary? You can get calcium spray if you think he is having a deficiency in diet. try carrot shreds. Mine just ate crickets.

    Answer by staciandababy at 6:17 PM on Dec. 26, 2012

  • you'll need some cricket dust to protect his bones, it's a calcium powder you put the crickets in before you feed it to him

    Answer by josiesmommy00 at 6:17 PM on Dec. 26, 2012

  • Anything you know. The sprays and dust are great new info :) thank you!

    Comment by Heidikans (original poster) at 6:19 PM on Dec. 26, 2012

  • I would suggest getting a book or researching the care of them on the internet. I don't know much about them but good luck!

    Answer by BeautyGuru at 6:29 PM on Dec. 26, 2012

  • i would also suggest reading a book.

    Answer by staciandababy at 6:33 PM on Dec. 26, 2012

  • How old, we have 8 and raise them as well

    babies usually dont eat anything but crickets for a good while, sometimes up to a year even ( we always put a little kale chopped fine) in with the babies and change it out every day.

    calcium dust is def something you need.

    You also need a heat lamp as wella s the uv light, they have to stay warm.

    Spray (mist with water) 2-3 times a day they cant really drink as babies and can drown if you leave water in the tank until they are about 3-4 months so they lick the water fom their faces to drink until then. IF you feel they need water take the lid from like an onion dip tub and just put a tiny bit in it each day.

    ALSO if you are lining the tank with sand or something like that they can get it lodged in their eyes and go blind, or eat it and stop up their bowels, we line it with paper towels, this also makes for a very easy clean up.

    have any more questions let me know.

    Answer by luvmygrandbaby at 8:30 PM on Dec. 26, 2012

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