With any animal that requires a slightly different climate than your house, you need to keep a close eye on the conditions inside their enclosure. As I said before, bearded dragons like it above 95 degrees, up to about 110. For them, unlike tropical lizards or amphibians, humidity should be on the low side, but doesn’t need to be tightly regulated. If that area of your house is particularly wet for some reason, you might have to move them somewhere else.
Open Top Reptile Enclosure DIY Homemade Custom #beardeddragon #viv
Unlike iguanas who can require enclosures that take up half your room, bearded dragons are comfortable in traditional glass aquariums as long as they are 40 gallons or larger. The terrariums meant for lizards tend to be a bit wider than ones meant for fish, measuring 36 inches long by 18 inches tall by 18 inches wide at the very smallest for adults.
A video regarding some new bearded dragon enclosures we are building.
It is important when keeping a bearded dragon as a pet that the proper temperature is acquired in their enclosure to replicate what they receive in the wild. This means keeping the temperature in the enclosure close to what bearded dragons have in their homeland.
Bearded Dragon Enclosures - Custom Cages
Our standard bearded dragon enclosure measures 36” wide X 24” deep X 18” tall to provide optimal floor space and to simplify heating & lighting solutions. We also Make a 48" wide X 24” deep...While a hatchling dragon could live in a 20-gallon aquarium for a short time, it will quickly need a larger enclosure. A 75-gallon aquarium or equal-sized enclosure is OK for one or two adult dragons. Screening should be used for proper ventilation, whether as a top on an aquarium enclosure or in the construction of a custom enclosure. During warm weather bearded dragons can be kept in outdoor cages. Be sure the outdoor enclosure provides both sunny basking areas and shady retreats, as well as shelter from rain. Having access to the sun outdoors provides healthy UV. Bearded dragons like to climb, so some sturdy branches are welcome in their enclosures.