Introduction: How to Set Up a Bearded Dragon Terrarium
This instuctable will help you to set up a terrarium for a bearded dragon to survive in.
First you will need to gather all your materials such as
1 40-55 gallon terrarium and terrarium stand,
1 screen lid,
2 Reptile habitat thermometers,
1 Reptile habitat hygrometer,
1 Daytime UVA/UVB bulb and fixture,
1 basking spot bulb and fixture,
1 lamp stand for UV and basking light (if desired),
1 Ceramic heat emitter/nighttime bulb and fixture (if necessary),
1 Timer for lighting and heating fixtures (if desired),
Artificial/natural rocks and/or wood for basking site, Branches for climbing and hiding.
Then you will want to set up your stand and terrarium.
After placing your stand and terrarium in the place you disire you will want to first place the Reptile carpet at the bottom of the terrarium, be sure you get the proper size.
Then you wlll want to set up the hiding and basking spots using the Artificial or natural rock and wood. Be sure to set the branches at different heights.
After you have set up you Decor for the habitat you will want to place a screen cover on top of the terrarium.
Then after placing the screen on the terrarium you will want to place a UVA/UVB fixture on top for daytime lighting, for the UVB bulb i would prefer repti-sun 10.0.
Finally after Setting up all your Decor and lighting you will need to set up the heating fixtures, you will need to set up you heating lampstand (if desired) where you can place the daytime heating light and nighttime heating light, you will want to use a ceramic hear emitter or a nighttime bulb in the nighttime heating fixture (you will want to keep the temperature of the terrarium at 65-80 degrees at nighttime). As for the daytime heating light i would prefer a 100-150 watt lamp and bulb (you will want to keep the temperature of the terrarium at 105-115 degrees during the day).
Now you are ready to place your bearded dragon in its terrarium!