Why is my Beardies beard staying black?

Why is my Beardies beard staying black?

Bearded dragons, particularly males, are territorial. A male will display a dark beard to indicate his authority over smaller males and females in his territory. A black beard serves as a warning to other males to keep away from this dragon’s female.

What does it mean when a bearded dragon’s neck turns black?

This probably won’t come as a surprise, but male bearded dragons will regularly turn their necks black as a way to attract a mate. Males have a darker beard than females and will use this as a way to show off how suitable they would be as a mate. They’ll also move or bob their head to attract further attention.

What happens when a bearded dragon’s neck turns black?

What does it mean when a bearded dragon is lethargic?

Lethargic can mean that the bearded dragon doesn’t move much at all, stays in one location for days and days, and acts very weak and unresponsive. A bearded dragon acting lethargic could be a serious sign of a possible health issue.

Is it normal for bearded dragon beard to turn black?

Luckily, a bearded dragon beard turning black is pretty hard to miss. This means that you’ll have an advantage when it comes to quickly figure out if something could in fact be wrong with your beardie. After all, when it comes to our pet’s health, time is most certainly of the essence.

What to do if your bearded dragon is sick?

Illness and disease will change the behaviour and appearance of your bearded dragon. A sick bearded dragon will exhibit some similar signs to a dying bearded dragon and if left untreated in most cases will eventually die. If you’re in any doubt or think your bearded dragon is sick get them to a specialised vet or herpetologist.

Why does my bearded dragon have low motivation?

Severe damage can internally affect the brain and cause nerve damage, which can then lead to stunt of growth, loss of appetite, and no to even extremely low motivation. I don’t know how your baby was before the cat attack, or how long you have had her, but I would call your vet.

Why is my bearded dragon’s stomach turning black?

When a bearded dragon turns black in its beard, it’s a sign of stress of exerting dominance. If the bearded dragon is turning black in its belly and skin, it may be a sign of normal temperature regulation, abnormal stress, or improper UVB lighting.