Why does my bearded dragon poop so bad?

If the entire poop is runny including the urate, then this could be a sign of two things. Either your beardie is over hydrated and has eaten high fiber foods or (if the poop smells bad) it could be a sign of a parasite or intestinal infection.

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.

What should I do if my bearded dragon has diarrhea?

Feed the bearded dragon a proper diet and avoid feeding lettuce. Lettuce consists mainly of water and contains little nutritional value. It can also cause diarrhea, which leads to dehydration. Internal parasites can come from feeder insects that are raised in unsanitary conditions.

How often should an 18 month old bearded dragon poop?

These beardies will likely have a bowel movement every other day or so, with those closing in on 18 months of age slowing down to as infrequently as one or two movements per week. How Often Should an Adult Bearded Dragon Poop? Again, this will depend on the diet of the bearded dragon and the other factors discussed above.

How often should a bearded dragon poop?

Generally, a healthy bearded dragon will poop every 1-4 days, or at least 7 days, and most will poop more often in a bath. Baby bearded dragons will poop more than adults, and babies can even poop 2-4 times a day.

How do you make a bearded dragon poop?

Get your bearded dragon to poop by getting them into a warm bath twice per day. Also, feeding them natural laxatives work very well. The following bathing methods should do: 85 and 100 F (29.4 and 37.7 C) Fill the sink or tub up to their shoulders.

What do bearded dragons poop smell like?

Bearded dragons that have to live in a very filthy tank can smell like dung and pee. That is because there is a lot of bacteria inside the tank which produces a bad smell. The feces, uneaten food and filthy substrate stick to the bearded dragon´s body and make it stink.

How can I tell if my bearded dragon has a parasitic infection?

Another sign of a parasitic infection is presence of mucus or blood in the poop, lethargy, weight loss and loss of appetite. Your bearded dragon might also be having runny poop if she is gravid. If your bearded dragon is a female and is over 1.5-2 years old, then she could be gravid.

Why does my Beardie have no poop at all?

If the urate itself is quite rocky and hard then this is a sign of dehydration and it may be that your beardie is suffering from impaction. It could also be that your beardie is simply not eating in which case there would be little or no poop at all.