Bearded dragons are great to own as pets, but there’s a thing or two which you should know on how to introduce two bearded dragons to one another. This is never going to be an easy thing to do and will take its time to do successfully. If these factors are met correctly, bearded dragon can be introduced and live happily and healthily. However, it’s not always the best option for your pet. It’s never guaranteed the two dragons will mix.
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There are 5 main factors that you will need to take into consideration before introducing two bearded dragon to one another, these are; Temperament, Habitat, Size, Sex, Age.
Both the bearded dragons must not be aggressive by nature. When introducing two bearded dragons, you’ll need to be 100% sure they are both relatively relaxed by nature. Bearded dragons will commonly create a hierarchy naturally, so unless you can avoid this happening, one of your bearded dragons will always become the more dominant one.
The trouble starts here that the more dominant one will always have the first picking for food. Commonly you may see the dominant one will feed first and won’t let the other feed until after it has finished. Sometimes they will even fight which causes a lot of stress for the loosing party. Stress is one of the main reasons why bearded dragons stop eating, so never want this situation to arise.