Known for being gentle and sociable lizards, the bearded dragons of the semi and rocky deserts of Australia are fast rising as domesticated pets. They are also easy to care for and were seen to have high rate of domestication success. For breeders, it is important that their needs to be met not only for survival but so they will reproduce. First and foremost, it will still be the correct bearded dragon feeding routine.
While bearded dragons are known to be easy to care for, there are still feeding and nutritional demands; if these are met, it will make these pets have a healthier, longer life. Fecundity or reproductive capacity also improves, thus allowing a pet owner to breed new generations. Such can, in fact, be seriously pursued as an interest or for profit. Meeting the normal standards followed in bearded dragon feeding can prevent diseases from an afflicting the breeds.
Pogona vitticeps, the scientific name, are omnivorous because they originated from a habitat that is a characteristically hostile having very little for and water sources. That makes them easy to care for. Keeping them in captivity with a prospect of breeding, however, necessitate providing them with top quality feeds to improve their fecundity. Baby bearded dragons feed more on insects. A good balance of insects : vegetable ratio is 80 percent : 20 percent for beardies two to four months old. Shifting to more vegetables can be manipulated as they grow to maturity. Food deficiency triggers them to nip the nails and toes of the other bearded dragons.