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im scared for my bearded dragon 2 questions.. plz help

Postby kasied07 » Sun Oct 22, 2006 2:35 pm

ok.. well first of all bearded dragons need the uvb 7% in order to help them digest their calcium so their bones dont rubberize..if they undergo this stage, in the beginning can it be reversed..i justb got my beard one...

second... my bearded dragon (griff)is usually very easy to handle and very nice.. all of a sudden now he runs and when i do get him he blows up on me and opens his mouth wide... whats up with it? why so dramatic? is it because of the new lizard that i got ( she isn't in the same cage or anything)?
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Postby Linn » Tue Oct 24, 2006 2:29 am

Maybe he is stressed
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Postby Dr.Stein » Thu Oct 26, 2006 8:48 am

Wait a moment, what is "bearded dragon" :?
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Postby madnewt » Fri Oct 27, 2006 11:41 am

I'm not sure if it can be reversed but bearded dragons are fairly straight forward to look after. They like it hot and a simple u.v bulb with the right spec should suit them fine. Bearded dragons are normally friendly, so if yours is being aggressive, then it could be shedding. Adults shed their skin every 6-8 weeks and this is a stressful time for any reptile.

Bearded dragons are lizards which can grow to around 2ft. Named so as they have quite a horny face.
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Postby Skeletor Rinpoche » Fri Nov 17, 2006 1:44 am

There is a huge number of factors that could be making it happen and they're almost impossible to trace unless you know for sure something that you changed in its routine. For instance, my hedgehogs have a sort of circadian rythem and when winter comes around, they are active a very small portion of the night or not at all. This has happened every year. It may be a new lizard has caused it. A gravid female will also start getting really defensive. A long time with no handling will make them more and more timid so if you come back in like a week it will only be worse. Just pick it up calmly and make sure it knows youre not trying to do anything to it.
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