Can I put rocks in my bearded dragon tank?

Rocks – a good pile of rocks is a delight for a bearded dragon, but be careful. Any rocks used should be placed on the floor of the vivarium before the substrate is put in; the last thing you want is for the dragon to dig underneath and have the rock fall on them. So pack the substrate around the rock, it’s much safer!

Is Pine toxic to bearded dragons?

Unfortunately, pine is one of the handful of woods that is not safe for bearded dragons and is actually quite toxic for reptiles.

Do bearded dragons hold food in their throat?

Can Bearded Dragons Choke on the Food They Store in Their Beard? Although storing food in their beard is a pretty normal behavior for bearded dragons, it’s not particularly safe. There’s always a risk that your pet could choke on the food it’s trying to store in its beard.

What is eating the leaves of my wisteria plant?

The wisteria is barely keeping up – whatever is coming out of the wall is eating the new shoots and the whole leaves leaving only stumps. There are no signs of slugs or snails and there is never anything on it during the day. We went out at night once and found woodlice.

How can you tell if your bearded dragon is sick?

Much like people, you can tell A LOT about the overall health of your pet simply by examining your bearded dragon’s eyes. For instance, if your bearded dragon has sunken eyes it could be due to them being dehydrated. If you discover that your bearded dragon is dehydrated, try coaxing them to drink fresh water by placing a bowel in their tank.

Why is my bearded dragon not eating anything?

Impaction occurs when your bearded dragon is not able to “pass” something they’ve eaten. The most common causes of impaction are using the wrong substrate (such as loose particle substrates), feeders that are too large or contain hard shells, and inadequate tank temps.

Are there slugs or snails on my Wisteria?

There are no signs of slugs or snails and there is never anything on it during the day. We went out at night once and found woodlice. When we searched the web it said woodlice will eat green shoots if they don’t find other stuff like dried wood/leaves etc.

What should I do if my bearded dragon is unhealthy?

Use a small cup to gently pour water over the bearded dragon’s head to wet the head and face. Avoid getting water in the eyes or nostrils. You can also use Repti Shedding Aid, or Zilla Bath Shed Ease, to help loosen the skin and promote healthy shedding.

How to prevent bugs from eating wisteria plants?

Follow the insecticide label directions if dealing with aphids and scales. Wear gardening gloves and protective clothing and use a garden sprayer or spray bottle to administer the insecticide.

Is it normal for bearded dragon’s appetite to decrease?

The bearded dragon’s appetite will decrease along with it’s activity levels. Most of the time this is normal and nothing to worry about. It’s still important to continue to offer food and water while maintaining proper temperatures and light cycles.

Is it normal for bearded dragon to open its mouth?

It can be very common for the bearded dragon to open its mouth while on the basking perch for short periods of time. This is a way to cool off while directly under the basking bulb. This behavior is very similar to the way a dog pants to cool off and completely normal. If slack jaw is suspected seek a reptile veterinarian immediately.