Bearded Dragon- Habitat, Housing and diet plan

You probably heard about the lizard species of the genus Pogona known as bearded dragons. These dragons are kept as pets in homes in order to fascinate the house wives and kids with these beautiful lizards.
These dragons are beautiful and colorful pets and are available in some specific natural colors depending on their family and area of living. Pogona or bearded dragon has 7 species naturally found in the semi arid, arid and rocky deserts of central Australia.
The popularity of these dragons is increasing rapidly and now around 40% of US people do love to keep bearded dragon at their homes to play with them and make their free time beautiful and full of excitement.

Bearded dragon is a popular reptile in kids:

It’s a very interesting fact that bearded dragon is one of famous species amongst children. The reason is quite simple because these reptiles are not dangerous and have a very friendly nature. Moreover, they have beautiful natural colors on their body and on the head and you can easily take care of make.
The shape and body of bearded dragon is also very interesting as they have a wide triangular heads and flattened body. Adult bearded dragon when reached the size of 16 to 22 inches their head and tail becomes more colorful and they look more beautiful.
There is no need to get scare from the bearded dragon as they are very calm nature reptiles. Therefore, bearded dragons are more popular in the kids as compared to the older people.

Bearded dragon habitat

Bearded dragon habitat varies and quite different from other reptiles and pets. A bearded dragon needs a large habitat that can provide the dragon a variety of distances from the heat source (as they are cold blooded species).
To provide them full security and natural environment you must have a glass aquarium. These aquariums are available in the market and they provide your bearded dragon a perfect natural environment along with variety of distances from the heat source.
You can easily main these aquariums as they are artificial and are fully equipped with bearded dragon’s favourite natural environment such as plants, leafs, rocks and etc. You will also get a perfect view of your pets from these glass aquariums.

Housing for young and adult bearded dragons:

When your bearded dragon hatch eggs and babies comes out from the eggs, then at that time having a perfect housing for your bearded dragon babies and small juveniles is very important.
Housing for young and adult bearded dragons should be done professional in which keeping the young dragons into 10-20 gallon aquarium is very important and suitable for them.
Young bearded pet less than 10 inches or at least 25 cm in length needs to be housed in a 20 gal long aquarium. However the need of housing for your bearded dragon varies in different life phases of your bearded dragon.

For the adult bearded dragon housing, you need a perfect housing which should not be smaller than a 40 gallon breeder tank. Some experts also recommended that the house for a single adult bearded dragon should be a 55 to 60 gallon aquarium.

Feeding your bearded dragon

Bearded dragon eats everything they like especially vegetables and Insects. Adult dragons eat pinky mice and baby lizards. They tend to do best on a varied diet based primarily of vegetables.
Feeding your bearded dragon is also very important for their proper growth and health maintenance. You can feed them meat and vegetables with a fixed quantity and never exceed this limit from the given diet plan.
Bearded dragon is an omnivorous reptile and need extra care and attention in the diet plan. They can eat both vegetables and insects. They need greens chopped up and some supplements as they are sensitive and need little more care.

In Insects they love: