The Delima In Sexing Bearded Dragons

In reality it is not easy to sex a baby bearded dragon or juvenile but for a person who has handled them for years it is possible to sometimes sex a male by seeing the hemipenal bulges.  Not always is this possible since the development of the sexual organ can progress with growth.  We can give an educated guess but there is no guarantee that a baby will be a female.

Some people feel that by examining the differences in tail taper is a possible way but over the many years of looking at the tail taper we have seen hemipenal bulges as well that in all respects should be a female but develops as a male.

A Bearded Dragons can develop their male organs all the way up to 12 inches in length.

Putting a dragon on the palm of the hand so that the reptile is comfortable and calm then lifting the tail and looking towards the (cloacal opening) or vent.  A defined bulge on both sides of the vent with a dip in the center will show the hemipenal bulges if they are sufficiently developed.  This should be done gently so as not to injure the dragon.

Often times we will show a question mark on the description of the dragons that we have for sale on our sight.

Caring For A New Dragon Arrival

It is advisable to allow a newly purchased Bearded Dragon time to acclimate to its new home. We suggest at least 7 to 10 days as a good length of time to allow the dragon to acclimate   Bearded Dragons do not smell water like many other reptiles so it is important that they know that… Read More

How To Visually Tell Your Bearded Dragon is Healthy

Below are some tall tale signs that your bearded dragon may not be as healthy as you hoped. Keep an eye out for these symptoms and make sure that your dragon is always getting the best care an owner can give! Symptom:  Eyes that squint. An eye that squints can oftentimes have shedding left around… Read More

Bearded Dragon Taming

Here is a tip for everyone who has a frightened, angry, or unhappy dragon. This may take a month or less but patience is the key to success. The results will be well worth it! The first week of taming:  As often as possible, Move your hand inside the enclosure slowly, as well as moving… Read More