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Bearded Dragon Insects

Bearded Dragon Insects

Feeding A Bearded Dragon Insects

In this section of our website we concentrate on things you should know when feeding a bearded dragon insects. Bearded dragons eat a variety of insects and grubs. The insects that bearded dragons eat vary depending on which country you’re in, the age of the bearded dragon itself and a variety of other factors. But the most important point to consider about feeding a bearded dragon insects is that a mixed diet is the most important thing to consider.

How Many Insects Should I Feed A Bearded Dragon?

The answer to this depends on the age of the bearded dragon, as baby bearded dragons have a different diet requirement when compared to adult bearded dragons.

Baby / Juvenile Bearded Dragons

We outline in great detail how often and when baby bearded dragons should be fed insects in our main article here. We also go into detail about how to feed them the insects, how big the insects should be for baby bearded dragons and much more.

Adult Bearded Dragons

Adult bearded dragons can be fed much larger insects but much less often as their diet should include more vegetables and leafy greens versus insects. We highlight how many insects and how often they should be fed in our main article entitled How Much Should I Feed My Bearded Dragon And When.

Which Insects Can A Bearded Dragon Eat?

In this section we will show you which insects can be used to feed a bearded dragon safely. We will provide a very brief overview on this page with a link to more in depth information about each different insect to give you as much information as we can when feeding a bearded dragon insects.

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Can Bearded Dragons Eat Locusts?

Are locusts for bearded dragons OK? Can bearded dragons eat locusts? In this post we look at the reasons why locusts are great for bearded dragon insects feed and some reasons why they’re not so good. We also look at whether baby bearded dragons can eat locusts or not. What Are Locusts for Bearded Dragons?…
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Can Bearded Dragons Eat Crickets?

Are crickets for bearded dragons OK? Can bearded dragons eat crickets? Yes, bearded dragons can eat crickets regularly. Baby bearded dragons can also eat appropriately sized crickets.
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Can Bearded Dragons Eat Earthworms?

Are earthworms for bearded dragons OK? Can bearded dragons eat earthworms? The answer to this question is contentious and depends on who you ask. But if you want to know our answer, read on!
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Can Bearded Dragons Eat Black Soldier Fly Larvae?

Can bearded dragons eat black soldier fly larvae? Are black soldier fly larvae for bearded dragons OK? Bearded dragons can eat black soldier fly larvae regularly as part of a balanced diet. Black soldier fly larvae are also known as Calciworms because they are a significant source of calcium – which as we know is essential for healthy bones and staving off metabolic bone disease in bearded dragons.
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Can Bearded Dragons Eat Dubia Roaches?

Can bearded dragons eat Dubia roaches? Are Dubia Roaches for bearded dragons OK? Bearded dragons can definitely eat Dubia roaches regularly. They’re one of the best staple diet bearded dragon insects going. Baby’s can have Dubia roaches but do take care with the size.
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Can Bearded Dragons Eat Super Worms (Morio Worms)?

Can bearded dragons eat Super Worms (Morio Worms)? Are super worms for bearded dragons a suitable diet? Bearded dragons can eat morio worms regularly. They’re not super nutritious but they’re OK. Baby’s should only have super worms occasionally as the hard shell can be difficult to digest.
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Can Bearded Dragons Eat Mealworms?

Can bearded dragons eat mealworms? Are mealworms for bearded dragons OK? Bearded dragons can eat mealworms regularly as part of a balanced diet. They shouldn’t be fed just mealworms though.
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