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New to Bearded Dragons

Postby Turningdizzy » Wed Feb 05, 2020 4:51 pm

Hi all. I have taken over the care of my son's Bearded Dragon. Adult son, its just that his job keeps him away from his home 4 out of 6 weeks. The Beardie's former care giver has become unable to do what is needed to keep him healthy, so I am now caring for a Grand-Pet. The little guy is called Beast and he has fit right in to our odd household. He is four years old. I have never cared for a reptile before but my son is just a text away for questions and I am well read. My main hobby is tropical aquatic animals with a really heavy emphasis on ornamental freshwater shrimp and somewhat on aquatic plants. I have a few fish as well. Anyhow, I am sure that I will have lots of questions going forward. I have had Beast for about a month now and we seem to get along great. I am gonna need some help though, so that I can make sure he is as well taken care of as possible. Anyway, thanks to anyone and everyone in advance, and remember that i have a pretty good bank of knowledge regarding freshwater shrimp if anyone is interested. Cheers-Casey
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Re: New to Bearded Dragons

Postby Claudiusx » Wed Feb 05, 2020 6:25 pm

Welcome to the site!

We love pictures here so make sure you post some.

Would love to see your other hobby too!

Follow along with all my beardies. Check out my thread here!: Claud's Crew
P.S. We have lots of pictures ;)
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Re: New to Bearded Dragons

Postby DorgEndo » Wed Feb 05, 2020 10:05 pm

Welcome to the forum! People here do tend to have other niche specialities which is cool to here about.

Second the yes to pictures. It's nice to get ideas and inspiration from what other people are doing. Giving a dragon a beautiful healthy spoiled life is a satisfying hobby
Devlyn my beautiful bearded dragon, approx hatch 8/18, mine since 2/19. Kitty Greysie born 3/06. Lttle rescue Charlie the American grey tree frog, found 11/18. Lots of house plants, I like cacti and succulents.
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Re: New to Bearded Dragons

Postby DragonPete » Thu Feb 06, 2020 9:08 am

Welcome to Beast!
My adult son gave me my Dragon for Thanksgiving, they just didn't have the time to properly care for him, too much going on in their lives. But I offered, cause I just adored Petey anyway.🤗
There are very helpful people here, always willing to lend a hand.
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Does my beardie look healthy?

Postby Beardiepuff » Thu Mar 05, 2020 10:55 am

She’s 5 months old and has been with me for 3-4 days she eats well but today she had loss of appetite I use repti sand for her substrate she loves to dig a lot.just like all pet stores they don’t take that good care of thier animals so I’m wondering I’m shes to skinny or has any alerting things she’s pretty active unless she’s stressed in her new home she poops 1-2 times per day[Click image to enlarge]
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