Can Bearded Dragons Eat blueberries? Cantaloupe? Zucchini? Spinach?

A bearded dragon is a medium-sized lizard, about 12-24 inches in length. Bearded dragons are different in color, depending on the environment they live in.

The Bearded dragons are omnivores; they can eat the variety of food. An appropriate diet for the lizard contains insects and vegetables, as well as non-citrus fruit. It is better young dragons to eat more insects than plants, as the content of the insects help them grow. Adult dragons should eat fewer insects to avoid overweight.

Bearded dragons and blueberries

Bearded dragons can eat blueberries, but this should occasionally happen as the product does not contain the nutrients which are of high value for the dragon. Twice-three times a week in moderation will be quite sufficient. Always provide fresh and washed blueberries to your pet. Frozen or unwashed blueberries may contain pesticides or preservatives which may harm your beardie.

Bearded dragons and spinach

Bearded dragons can eat spinach very rarely, once-twice a month, and in moderation. The vegetable is healthy for humans, and most of its ingredients could also be beneficial for the pet’s overall health. However, the fact is that spinach contains the calcium-binding chemical, which can cause Metabolic Bone Disease. The abnormalities of bones may lead to complicated life for your pet.

Bearded dragons and cantaloupe

Bearded dragons love the fruit which is sweet and tasty. You should cut them into small pieces and wash to please your pet. The fruit is rich in water, folate, vitamin C, beta catorine. The nutrients can prevent cancer and make humans’ immune system stronger. With its disproportionate ration of calcium, highly acidic content and phosphorous the fruit is not good for the bearded dragon on a daily basis. Moreover, you should provide the fruit about once in two weeks in small quantities, washed and cut.

Bearded dragons and zucchini

Zucchini is a summer squash, mostly harvested immature. Zucchini is quite low in food energy, containing useful amounts of potassium, foliate and provitamin A. The product is not poisonous to bearded dragons. However, they are not of high nutritional value for them. If you combine zucchini with the vegetables high in calcium, they will be more beneficial for the pet’s health. Your pet can eat the vegetable once or twice a week. Chop them into small pieces until you hand them to your pet. Do not forget to wash the product carefully before your beardie sits to eat.

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