Is this about average?

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PetLover

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I just bought a little male beardie from a breeder online. He is 7", 12 grams and hatched 0ct. 21. His parents are both 18" long. Does he seem like he is about average or is he going to be bigger than 18" when full grown? Do babies have different growth spurts as they are maturing into adults? He is being shipped to me this week.
 

my1stBD

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I cant say if he is average or not or estimate what size he will grow to............BUT
Yes all babies differ regarding groth, some grow steadilly, and some will stand still or grow a little one month and then hit a groth spurt where theyre in basically constant shed for weeks on end and then have a slow month again
 

Spikey07

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If both parents are 18" then he probably will be about that size when he is fully grown.

All babies grow differently so it is hard to give an 'average' size. I have 2 babies at the moment, 1 hatched 30th Sept and is 11.5" and 90g. The other hatched 6th October and is 12.5" and 119g. Both are housed separately.

Providing he is well fed, is given calcium and vitamin supplementation, has correct heat and a good UVB bulb, he will grow to his full potential.

See this site for a list of what is good and not good for your beardie to eat http://www.beautifuldragons.com/Nutrition.html.
 
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