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Bearded Dragon (Pogona Vitticpes)

Experience Level: Beginner

Shopping List

Step 1:  Choosing a Terrarium
    • 40-gallon (151L) or larger, glass terrarium
    • Screen top

Step 2:  Heating and Lighting
    • Reptile cage thermometers (2)
    • Reptile cage hygrometer
    • Daytime UVA/UVB bulb
    • UV light fixture
    • Basking spot bulb 
    • Basking bulb fixture
    • Lamp stand for UV and basking bulb, if desired 
    • Ceramic heat emitter and fixture or night time bulb, if necessary

Step 3:  Substrate and Décor
    • Reptile carpet (for juveniles) or calcium sand (for adults)
    • Artificial/natural rock or wood hiding area and basking site
    • Food and water dishes  

Dietary Needs
    • Appropriate size live crickets, mealworms or waxworms
    • Cricket food and water gel
    • Cricket keeper
    • Calcium supplementation
    • Prepared bearded dragon diet
    • Appropriate fresh vegetables
    • Spray bottle for misting

This Care Guide contains general information for the proper care of your pet, but is not comprehensive. For more information, review The Desert Habitat Guide and The Lighting and Heating Guide.

Sale prices valid in stores and online June 23 - July 27, 2014 unless otherwise noted. In store and online prices may vary. PetPerks® Membership required for most discounts in store.

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