Is a boy or girl bearded dragon better?

Males are more outgoing, and often engage in social engagement more actively. But at the same time, they often become territorial and aggressive during breeding seasons, while females usually remain calm. What is more, expect female bearded dragons to lay eggs (infertile) even if the male is not there.

Do female bearded dragons grow bigger than males?

Sexual Maturity. Bearded dragons reach sexual maturity between the ages of 8 months and 18 months. Determining the gender of your bearded dragon before maturity isn’t easy. When grown, males are larger than females, with notably bigger heads.

Are male or female reptiles bigger?

Among reptiles like snakes and turtles, the females are most often bigger than the males as they need to carry clutches of eggs, but when it comes to lizards, the males are usually the bigger of the two.

How do you pick out a good bearded dragon?

How to Pick a Bearded Dragon at the Pet Store

  1. Choose an Alert Pet. Bearded dragons are active during the day.
  2. Check the Mouth. A healthy bearded dragon will have a pink mouth and tongue.
  3. Find an Interactive Dragon. A healthy dragon will also be interactive.
  4. Look for Signs of Illness.

What is the biggest bearded dragon?

German bearded dragons
German bearded dragons aren’t a species of bearded dragon, but rather a type of bearded dragon that was bred to be larger and can reach 26-28 inches, making them the largest bearded dragons in the world.

How big do female bearded dragons get?

16 to 19 inches
Bearded dragons are sexually dimorphic but this is subtler than most pet lizards. Differences between males and females can be seen by their femoral pores, bumps on their tail’s ventral area and physical size. Females are typically 16 to 19 inches in length.

Do female lizards do push-ups?

And although you’ll often see both males and females doing push-ups (to regulate body temperature), the males are much more energetic. Push-ups have several purposes, including courtship. Breeding occurs mostly in the spring or early summer and is stimulated by an increase in day length.

What’s the best bearded dragon to buy?

Best Bearded Dragon Breeders: A-Z List

Breeder Health Guarantee Experience
Carolina Classic Dragons Live Shipping Guarantee 14 Years
CB Reptile 7-day Guarantee 23 Years
Dachiu Bearded Dragons 6-week Guarantee 20 Years
Fire and Ice Dragons 14-day guarantee 18 Years

How can I make my bearded dragon bigger?

How Can I Help My Bearded Dragon Grow?

  1. Provide a good UVB bulb for 12 hours of light per day.
  2. Keep the temperature up at the right amount.
  3. Feed enough food for the beardy’s age (see chart below)
  4. Use food higher in calcium.
  5. Make sure the tank is 50 gallons or more.
  6. Watch for signs of sickness.

How long does it take for a bearded dragon to grow to full size?

12 months
Their full grown size is determined by genetics, sex, environment, diet and health. Healthy babies grow at a rate of 1 to 3″ per month. An adult will be fully grown at 12 months of age. Bearded Dragons should measure anywhere from 16 to 24 inches in length and weigh 380 to 510 grams.