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beardedragonsociety
Published 06/05/2024 - 1 month ago
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Tomatoes are a common staple in many human diets, but are they safe for bearded dragons? While tomatoes are technically safe for bearded dragons to eat in moderation, they’re not an ideal staple food for these reptiles. Tomatoes contain high levels of acidity and oxalates, which can be harmful to bearded dragons if consumed in large quantities. Additionally, the seeds and skin of tomatoes can be difficult for bearded dragons to digest and may cause gastrointestinal issues.

 

If you choose to feed your bearded dragon tomatoes, it’s crucial to do so sparingly and in small portions. Remove the seeds and skin beforehand, as these parts can be particularly problematic. It’s also essential to offer a diverse diet that includes a variety of vegetables, greens, and insects to ensure your bearded dragon receives all the necessary nutrients for optimal health. Always consult with a reptile veterinarian or herpetologist for specific dietary recommendations tailored to your pet’s needs.

 

More information check this tutorial: what do bearded dragons eat