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How much should I feed my pet reptile?

The species of reptile you own will dictate how much and what you should be feeding, for example:

A hatchling bearded dragon – omnivore:

  • Live insects up to 10 per portion 4-5 times per week
  • Leafy greens and salad 1 per week
  • Fruit or flower treat 1 feed per week

An adult bearded dragon (12 months plus) – omnivore:

  • Live insects 4-8 per portion 1-2 times weekly
  • Leafy greens and salad 2-3 times a week
  • Fruit or flower treat 1 feed per week

Madagascan giant day gecko – omnivore:

  • Prepared foods e.g., Repashy 2-3 times per week
  • Live insects 2-3 per portion 1 feed per week
  • Mashed fruit treat 1 feed per week

Horsefield tortoise – herbivore:

  • Leafy greens, flowers and salad 4-5 times per week
  • Vegetables (mixed with leafy greens) 2-3 times per week
  • Fruit treat 1 feed per week

Red foot tortoise – omnivore:

  • Leafy greens, flowers and fruit 3-4 times per week
  • Vegetables (mixed with greens and fruit) 1-2 times per week
  • Pinkie mouse or insect treat 1 feed per week

Leopard gecko – insectivore:

  • Live insects 3-4 times a week

Royal python – carnivore:

  • Appropriate sized mouse, rat or other rodent prey fed once every 7-14 days

This is a small selection of animals and their recommended feeding requirements. If you’d like more information on your pet and how much they should be eating just get in touch! 

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