Bearded Dragons

Bearded Dragon sitting on grass.

Can You Use Fake Grass For Bearded Dragons? (Astroturf)

Today, we thought we’d talk about one of the more unusual—yet steadily growing—applications of synthetic grass: for reptiles. Owners of snakes and lizards have contacted us a surprising amount in the past year looking for a liner for their tanks, and this vivarium grass is ideal. Its vivid green color appeals to many reptiles. Contrary …

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What Happens to Bearded Dragons With No UV Light?

A wild reptile may spend many hours each day soaking up UV rays while sunbathing. The body needs this wavelength of light to produce the vitamin D3 required for healthy calcium absorption from the intestines. The skin produces vitamin D3 for the body. The metabolic bone disease (nutritional secondary hyperparathyroidism), a common ailment of pet …

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