Do male bearded dragons get bigger than females?

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.

How do I know if my beardie is happy?

You can definitely say that your bearded dragon is happy and likes you when it shows no signs of aggression, just affection. If your bearded dragon isn’t biting, bobbing its head, puffing up its beard when you approach or hissing at you, then it’s good.

Do female bearded dragons have periods?

So the short answer is: no, female bearded dragons do not menstruate. Do they have mood swings, though? That’s possible, especially shortly before they shed their skin. It can also indicate a problem with the enclosure.

Why does my bearded dragon closes his eyes when I look at him?

Bearded dragons close their eyes when being held because they want to show that they don´t like being held. They feel discomfort in this situation and communicate this clearly.

How old is a 6 inch bearded dragon?

A small breed of bearded dragons will only grow to about a foot, and the smallest breed might only grow to a size of 4″ – 6″ inches.


Age Length
3 months 8″ to 11″ inches
4 months 9″ to 12″ inches
5 months 11″ to 16″ inches
6 months 11″ to 18″ inches
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How old are bearded dragons at Petsmart?

I regularly see beardies that appear as young as 4 weeks at Petsmart, the larger ones being *maybe* 2 months.

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