Hi, welcome to the forum! Your babies are very cute!
Just a few things I thought I might mention. They don't live together, do they? And, I'm sure you've heard it before, just want to warn you about your substrates. Both sand and pellets are classified as loose substrates, and while this is debatable, there is no question about the fact that loose substrates can cause impaction, so many, along with me, believe it should be avoided. I mean, why put you pets at risk when you don't have to? Better choices would be any sort of solid substrate, such as: tiles, non adhesive shelf liners, basically anything that is solid, and easy to clean.
Wish you all the best with your babies, let us know how you go! Feel free to ask lots of questions, and more photos are always welcome!
No, they don't live together. They haven't even seen each other since Max is still a baby. He's about 4 months old. I actually did a lot of reading, last night, about the sand. I'm going today to get reptile carpet to replace it. I know people do it successfully, but I'd sleep better at night if I remove it. I was told by the store that as long as it is calcium sand it will be fine. When I got home I started to checking up on it and I read differently! :roll: I feed Max out of his terrarium and haven't had a problem with it, I'll replace the pellets when I upgrade his home.
One question I have, though, is can someone tell me their routine for feeding their adult beardie? I'm used to feeding a juvenile and I know it's slightly different. I've been told varying things about the frequency of feeding and I need some clarification.
Babies are to be fed 80% proteins and 20% veggies. When they mature, they are flip-flopped. 80% veggies and 20% proteins. So they should only be given insects/protein a couple times a week. Some people even do once a week or every other week. But, fresh veggies should be provided daily. Hope that cleared it up a little bit.
Currently trying not to stress over my anemic dragon....she is being treated, but I don't agree with her treatment plan and have been seeking out a second opinion from another vet. If anyone else has dealt with anemia, please let me know how it was resolved. I am losing sleep over this
Another post lol. My beardie does not like enclosures. Her tank is the kids room and she has created a nesting/bed spot in the corner. She will cuddle with my son but she know when the lights are out and the kids go to sleep, she literally goes to her bed like she is our 3rd baby. I love her. And to think, I never wanted a beardie lol
Please help. My beardie is my baby and I am worried she may be egg bound but I can't tell. She is over 2 yrs old and has never laid an egg. She has been swollen for two days and can't tell if she may be impacted or egg bound. Please help.