What can I expect from a baby bearded dragon?

Healthy baby bearded dragons will be active and mobile, moving easily around its enclosure. They will have bright, clear eyes and an energetic disposition. They should look alert and attentive to their surroundings – nose and vent area should be clean and clear.

When does a bearded dragon lay an egg?

Female beardies tend to dig during the day time when they are ready to lay eggs. Female beardies will lay eggs with or without a male present. A bearded dragon can often be seen flattening its body against the ground.

Where does a bearded dragon spend most of its time?

Speaking of your bearded dragon feeling safe and secure, one of the places they should feel most safe and secure is in their hide. Bacardi hangs out in her hides regularly. All bearded dragons need at least one hide in their enclosure. This is something that they can crawl inside when feeling stressed or threatened.

Can a baby bearded dragon survive in a small enclosure?

While adult bearded dragons may be more than capable of surviving temporary bouts of sub-standard care, younger animals can prove more sensitive. Temperatures within the enclosure should be closely monitored. Baby beardeds can overheat and dehydrate rapidly in small enclosures with too much heat.

What kind of light does a bearded dragon see?

As the sun begins to set and the sky becomes darker, the parietal eye or ‘third eye’ will pick up on the subtle changes in light and realise that nighttime is setting in. This is very important for Bearded Dragons to understand the day-night cycle of the sun as they aren’t nocturnal.

What kind of day does a bearded dragon have?

All bearded dragons will bask. They love basking in the sun, soaking up the warm rays and absorbing the UVB radiation. Bearded dragons can spend hours of their day under the heat lamp and UVB light bulb, it’s part of their normal daily routine.

What kind of body language does a bearded dragon have?

Similar to people, bearded dragons will have specific body language that indicates their mood, health, and feeling. This page will go over some of the most common bearded dragon behaviors so you can better understand what your bearded dragon is feeling. Table of Contents Reasons for Certain Behavior Full List of Bearded Dragon Behavior

What does it mean when bearded dragon raises its head?

Bearded Dragon Head Bobbing. Head bobbing is more common in males and it when a bearded dragon will repeatedly raise and lower their head. Head bobbing is generally used as a sign of dominance between two dragons.

Can a baby bearded dragon bite as hard?

Younger beardies can’t bite as hard as older ones. This is a good thing because a baby bearded dragon that’s being brought home for the first time is far more likely to bite you! The nature of the bite matters as well.