can bearded dragons eat red worms

Can Bearded Dragons Eat Red Worms?

Red Worms are also known as the redworm, brandling worm, pansfish worm, trout worm, tiger worm, red wiggler worm, and red californian earth worm.

It feeds on decaying organic material an rotting vegetation, compost and manure.

They live above the soil’s surface and have groups of bristles on each segment that move in and out to grip nearby surfaces as the worms stretch and contract their muscles to push themselves forward or backwards.

So can bearded dragons eat red worms at all?

Yes they can.

Both mature adults and young bearded dragons can eat red worms.

Just make sure that they are store purchased red worms and not ones that are found in the wild. This is because wild red worms are likely to pick up unknown diseases and parasites that may harm the bearded dragon.

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