How big of a cage do bearded dragons need?

Terrarium Size Guidelines A bearded dragon terrarium needs to be big enough to provide enough space for exercise, as well as to facilitate a proper temperature gradient. The absolute minimum appropriate enclosure size for a bearded dragon is 48″ x 24″ x 24″, or 120 x 60 x 60 cm.

What is the minimum cage size for a bearded dragon?

One adult beardie or one breeding pair can be housed in a cage that is 2½ feet tall by 3 feet wide by 3 feet long, as a minimum size. However, using a larger habitat is never a bad idea for adults, but babies do well in 10- to 30-gallon aquariums.

Do bearded dragons recognize their name?

Our beardies do indeed respond to their names. The more attention they get, the more they will respond to you calling them and will interact right back.

What should you not put in a bearded dragon tank?

Make sure you don’t use vinyl or linoleum, which are too slippery for your bearded dragon’s claws to gain any traction. The other issue with those materials is they retain a lot of heat and there is nowhere for it to escape in your dragon’s tank, so it can burn your dragon.

How big does a baby bearded dragon cage need to be?

Baby hatchling bearded dragon sizes usually range between 10 inches or less. They will require a minimum size tank of 20 gallons. If you are building your own DIY cage, a good gauge of the dimensions are 30 inches long X 13 inches wide X 12 inches deep.

What kind of home does a bearded dragon need?

Welcome to Part 2 of the Bearded Dragon Care Sheet: Bearded Dragon Housing Requirements! A bearded dragon needs an adequate home with comfortable furnishings just like us humans. There are many words to describe bearded dragon housing, such as terrarium, enclosure, or tank, but each of these words refer to the bearded dragon’s home.

What should the temperature be in a bearded dragon’s cage?

There are 4 defined temperatures in a bearded dragon’s cage, the cool side (side without heat sources), the warm side (side with the basking spot), and the basking platform temperature (rock or log). In addition, we also have night-time temperatures.

How big is a 40 gallon bearded dragon tank?

The ideal size for baby hatchling dragons is a 40 gallon tank with the dimensions of 48 inches long X 12 inches wide X 14 inches deep. A 40 gallon tank will provide ample space for most baby dragons. A juvenile young adult bearded dragon can grow between 10 inches to 16 inches.