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Feeding the Pogonas vitticeps

The Pogonas vitticeps are opportunistic omnivores. They live in areas where food can be hard to find, so bearded dragons are not fussy. Their stomachs are large to accommodate large amounts of vegetable matter, insects and rodents or small occasional lizard.

For a bearded dragon Pogona vitticeps or more than one year of age, should eat about 70% of insect ensaladay 30%. At this age, a bearded dragon should get 50 crickets or worms 30 a week.

Obesity in Pogona vitticeps pogonas problem is more than 1 year old. So a good feeding program would threes. One day, salad, a bug a day, one day nothing, and then repeat.

For a bearded dragon under one year of age, there should be 70% insects and 30% of the salad in your diet. A young bearded dragon should get between 30-80 crickets of appropriate size (smaller than the space between the eyes of the bearded dragon) a day. Before the age of 2-3 months, the young bearded dragons should be fed 3-5 times a day. Between 3 and eight months, should be fed twice daily. After eight months, can be fed once a day.