overweight beardie?


hmm, so chompy is roughly 22”-23” in length and weighs ~590 grams before a meal (fluctuates but 590 is avg). after eating, he’s anywhere from 615 to 630. google says this means he’s overweight, but to me he *feels* like a healthy weight, or could even stand to gain a few grams. is he overweight? or is he healthy?

key info: lives in a 120 gal tank w 150W heat light and 24W/22” 10.0 t5 reptisun uvb tube light. eats gut loaded crix & superworms daily to every other day, and eats dusted arugula and butternut squash daily. very active/energetic. sleeps maybe 10 hrs a night. loves cuddles. overall a very happy boy


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He is a good looking dragon. My male is 24 to 25 inches and clocks in at 942 grams (fluctuated a bit also). I have had him at the vet a couple times recently. I asked both times if he is obese, the vet said no both times. He has told me Zen is one of the better looking dragons he has seen in a while.

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