Why does my baby bearded dragon look so skinny?

Why does my baby bearded dragon look so skinny?

A baby bearded dragon can eat up to 100 small crickets per feeding! You need to feed your baby bearded dragon as much as it can eat within 15 minutes. Not feeding enough, especially coupled with lack of lighting & heating, will cause weight loss and make your bearded dragon skinny and lethargic.

How long can a bearded dragon go without food?

Dragons who are brumating, can be expected to go weeks if not months without eating, but should still be given water on a regular basis. Bearded dragons that are brumating can go months without eating, but should still be given water.

Why is my baby bearded dragon always sleeping?

If your baby bearded dragon is always sleeping, it is either new, stressed or sick. In this case, please take your bearded dragon to an experienced vet. Someone, who can tell you for sure whether your bearded dragon is sick or brumating.

How big is a full grown bearded dragon?

Officially named Pogonas, or Pogona Vitticeps in Latin, the bearded dragon is a species of lizard commonly kept as a household pet. With a lifespan of around 10-15 years, a bearded dragon can also grow to around 45cm (around 18 inches) in length.

What are the signs of an unhealthy bearded dragon?

Soft or runny stool could be a sign that your bearded dragon has a possible internal parasite or an inadequate diet. Feeding a bearded dragon lettuce can cause a runny stool and cause malnutrition. A yellow tinged urate (the end of the poop that is usually white) can be a sign of dehydration.

Why does my bearded dragon refuse to eat?

If your bearded dragon is losing weight, there might be few different reasons for that. Please read this post first, if your bearded dragon is refusing to eat and is losing weight. Please note that healthy bearded dragons can go up for few months without eating and not lose much if any weight.

How often does a baby bearded dragon shed?

Hatchies (baby bearded dragons) will shed almost every week. How to tell if your dragon is shedding? While a dragon is shedding you can give it a bath once or twice per day, this will make the skin softer and loosen of the shed.

Is it normal for a bearded dragon to be lazy?

One of the most common occurrences many owners face is when their bearded dragon acts lazy or lethargic. This can be a normal behavior during certain times of the year, or can be a sign of a serious health condition for many bearded dragons. We will go over some things to look for when a bearded dragon acts lazy or lethargic.

What happens when a bearded dragon goes into hibernation?

Brumation generally occurs in older juveniles and adults and is basically the act of hibernation for bearded dragons. If brumation is beginning, your bearded dragon can sleep for days or even weeks at a time and its appetite may drastically slow down or even stop.