What live food can bearded dragons eat?
Protein: Bearded dragons enjoy live mealworms, waxworms and crickets that have been “gut loaded,” which means fed lizard-friendly vitamins and nutrients. Young beardies should eat once a day; adults may only need to dine every two days. If beardies don’t finish their entire meal, try feeding them less next time.
Do you need to feed bearded dragons live food?
All bearded dragons, regardless of age, need part of their diet to be live insects. Younger dragons need 80% live protein in their diet, while adults only need 20% live protein in their diet; your dragon will never stop needing to eat live bugs.
How much live food should a bearded dragon eat?
Bearded dragon owners should offer full-grown adult bearded dragons roughly 10 crickets per day, or 20 crickets every other day. The crickets should be offered in one feeding session per day that lasts between 10 and 15 minutes.
What food kills bearded dragons?
Onion..Chives..Celery..Mushrooms..Lemon – this citrus fruit will upset your dragons tummy..Orange – another citrus fruit that will upset your dragons tummy..Iceberg lettuce It’s mostly water and has little nutritional value so don’t let your Bearded Dragon eat it.