Veterinary
Here’s everything you need to know to take care of a bearded dragon! Care guide written out with links to products below! (:

Best & Worst Substrates for Bearded Dragons: https://youtu.be/Eskl1mBeMdI
Everything you need to know about UVB: https://youtu.be/dcsIYBCkWgU

Bearded Dragons are solitary! MUST BE KEPT ALONE!!

ENCLOSURE: 20-40 gallons for baby but 75 gallons minimum for an adult

Zen Habitats: https://www.zenhabitats.com/?aff=10
Marty Made Enclosure: https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Local-Business/MartyMade-Reptile-Housing-Specialties-And-Supply-456020061213404/

LIGHTING: Either just a mercury vapor bulb or a separate heat bulb and uvb bulb (having 2 individual bulbs is a more popular choice:

100w Reptisun Mercury vapor bulb: https://amzn.to/2V1OmIU
or
100 watt Zoo med basking bulb: https://amzn.to/3aYtac9
Mini Deep Dome Light fixture: https://amzn.to/2VnnmCm
(if using 160 watt you will need full sized deep dome light fixture)
(or)
60 watt Halogen par30 bulb: I couldn’t find a link that wasnt a pack of like 6 but it might be better to go to a hardware store for this anyway
AND
Reptisun 10.0 T5 UVB
22” w/ fixture: https://amzn.to/2VkIRDT
(or)
Arcadia D3+ Dragon
22”: https://amzn.to/2yTLpkT
Fixture: https://amzn.to/3a55666

Keep lights on for 12-14 hours per day
Light Timer: https://amzn.to/3cbkUFT
Light Dimmer: https://amzn.to/3b2yKua

Use Ceramic heat emitter if needed to boost nighttime temps (only necessary if enclosure drops below 65°F)

TEMPERATURES:
Basking- 110°F-120°F
Warm Side Ambient: 90°F-95°F
Cool Side Ambient: around 80°F

HUMIDITY: 30%-50%

Digital Thermometer/humidity gauge: https://amzn.to/2VhsXKw
Temp gun: https://amzn.to/2XygzZh

SUBSTRATE:
NO CALCIUM SAND
If using loose substrate (only if beardie is older than 6 months) use a 50/50 organic soil and playsand mix
Or
Arcadia Earthmix Arid: (couldn’t find U.S. link)
Biodude terra Sahara: https://www.thebiodude.com/collections/single-bioactive-substrates/products/terra-sahara-6-qt-bag

Non-loose substrate options:
Paper towel
Ceramic Tile
Non-adhesive shelf liner

DIET:
Juvenile: 70% insects 30% greens
Adults: 30% insects 70% greens

Feed a variety of gut loaded insects such as: crickets, Dubia roaches, super worms, black soldier fly larvae
Occasionally feed: wax worms and hornworms

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Fresh veggies to feed: collard greens, dandelion greens, mustard greens, turnip greens, butternut squash, yellow squash

AVOID spinach and tomatoes as they are high in oxalates
NEVER FEED iceberg lettuce (too watery), avocados and rhubarb (toxic)

Fruits make good treats but avoid anything acidic

Feeding tongs: https://amzn.to/39XFBnn

Supplements:
Multivitamin (about once a week): https://amzn.to/2Xzxxqp
Calcium w/ d3 (use once or twice a week): https://amzn.to/3ecWmOH
Calcium w/o d3: https://amzn.to/34r8kzM

FOR WATER: Some people give bearded dragons a water dish, however some people find their bearded dragons don’t use their water dish! You can help make sure your bearded dragon is staying hydrated by misting their salads
Water Conditioner must be used on any water you give your bearded dragon! I use zoo med reptisafe: https://amzn.to/2yXroKp

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