Chameleon - Chameleons are cool. There isn't much else to say, but they're also quite difficult to keep. They need special requirements and can get very sick if they're not properly cared for. Leave this to the more experienced reptile owners. Bearded dragon - the most popular lizard kept as a pet, and for good reason. This is the best choice for a child. Anole - See above. Good for space, but children must see it as more of a "fish" and not a pet they can really interact with.
In terms of diet and nutrition, the needs depend on every species. There are lizards that feed exclusively on insects, there are lizards that are vegetarians, there are lizards that eat small mammals, birds, fish and insects, while there are lizards that eat everything that will fit in its mouth. Before you get your pet lizard, make sure that you know what their diet is so that you could prepare your daily budget for their dietary needs.
Provide temperature control in your baby dragon's tank. This can be done by using a temperature gradient. There should a spot warm enough for the baby dragon to bask and lie in and there should be a spot humid enough to answer to the dragon's need for water. Baby bearded dragons need water both as a drink and in the air to aid their growth in the first months of their life. Lack of humidity in the air can actually cause your baby dragon to shed.
If you are just a beginner in the field of owning a lizard, make sure to research all the important information first on how to care for pet lizards before you set off to buy one. There are various species of lizards that you could own, some look better than others while some look meaner or scarier than others.. Don't make the mistake of getting one simply because it looks cool or because it looks scary and you can use it to play pranks on your little sister.
One lizard that makes a good pet is the bearded dragon lizard. This is medium sized lizard, which is timid and social. You can easily tame them and after that it will love to be handled. You can keep the bearded dragon lizard in a terrarium. The only problem is meeting its nutritional demands and environment needs as they are natives of Australia. However, if you are ready to invest some time and effort, you can overcome these problems. A bearded dragon lizard is omnivorous and loves to eats vegetables and small animals and insects. However, 80 percent of the lizard's diet is composed of insects, while 20 percent is of plants and vegetables. You can feed the lizard mice, crickets, wax worms, earthworms and even cockroaches. When it comes to plant, do not hesitate from feeding the lizard broccoli, zucchini, kale, collard beans, Swiss chards, parsley, alfalfa, clover, apples, grapes, papaya and melons.
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