this will teach you a the way to prep cut and preserve collard greens and mustard greens for bearded dragons. my first instructable.

Step 1: Get a nice warm/hot bath in the sink going.

your going to want to throw your greens into the sink with the water and stir em around for about a good i would say 2-5 minutes most stores do NOT clean their produce leaving dirt and god knows what on it. so its good that you take all the stuff off before giving it to your lizards!
eat it up little dragon dude
Always have lot of colors in there
Your boy isn't very happy in this pic (black beard). He's probably thinking, &quot;Get off the computer and give me some more lovely greens!&quot; Great 'ible. Mine likes mustard greens, collard greens, kale (great for calcium), baby carrots (OMG does he love his carrots), and dandelion greens. He also gets superworms from the pet store. <br> <br>Every dragon is a little different, but the basics are all the same. Rubberized shelf liner to keep the tank clean, a good diet, and some lovin'. They love to snuggle and have GREAT personalities. (I think they are more expressive than dogs sometimes.) <br> <br>Keep making 'ibles. You're doing great.
great article
wuw, that is so weird!! your dragon looks just like mine!!
if anyone knows, what size tank does a full grown need minimum ind where 2 get 1
<br /> a75 gal is good a125 would be wonderful!<br />
look online for a local reptile store. i keep my boy in a 40 gallon tank.
look at mine bearded dragon care and dude thank you for picking up my slak
yea there is a lot wrong with your guide. bearded dragons actually REQUIRE 60 % Greens, And 40 % crickets meal worms (clean) roaches and such gut loaded of course.
stay away from spinach ! the dragons insides can't process this
this reminds me of my old bearded dragon beardie. it died and he was only 1 year old. he died from some wierd bugs that ate the insides of him. ;:( you get 5 stars for making me remember him and all the times we had toegether
yeah my beardie is 4 and hes called bandit...... by name, by nature........
I housed my beardie, Neo, in a 38 gallon long tank. It allowed for different temperature zones, basking areas and his cave. I rigged up a ladder so he could climb up and sit on his mesh roof under his heat lamp - he loved to hang out there, looking out the window. For his diet, I used to go to the grocery store and go through all the greens (except the lettuces), picking up the loose leafs and putting them all in one bag. The cashiers would be a little confused, so I'd tell them to just ring it under mesculin mix. This way I only spent about $1 - $2, and had a nice variety of greens for my beardie. He also received a variety of fruits. I always bought those plastic tubs of canteloupe, honey dew, grapes and pineapples. (the pineapples were for me, a lot of citrus isn't good for beardies.) I'd also buy bananas, apples, blueberries and the occasional keewee (sp?). He loved natural applesauce and strawberry applesauce too, as a treat (not too much, it will give them the runs). And of course his daily dusted crickets! My beardie lived to be 5 1/2, and he died from a fall from a window ledge, not a diet deficiency. I still miss him a lot! Enjoy your beardies, and give them the best possible enviroment you can.
Nice Lizard! I guess he likes posing for pictures!
throw some diced strawberries, blueberries, apples, etc in there. they love the colors
yea i give em that as a treat every couple weeks this was mainly a standard everyday staple i.stuctable
Also, many stores which do clean their greens use a water with a little chlorine in it, I guess it doesn't do any visible harm, a bit like drinking swimming pool water - still not good
misting. is not cleaning greens need a clean bath to remove all the crap.
Nice job! I wish I could get a bearded dragon, or at least a lizard or whatever, but my mom would go crazy. :-(
Very nice Instructable. Very few people realize simple can be just as good as complex! One question: Those are mustard greens right? (Pure curiosity)
cool featured on first. Lucky guy! Nice i'ble by the way +1

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