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WHERE TO BUY BEARDED DRAGON FOOD [EXCLUSIVE EXCERPT]
Almost all of the major retail stores carry everything you need to provide a comfortable home to your bearded dragon.
From bearded dragon tank decorations to hundreds of food options. anything you need you can find it online, at local pet stores, or- in the case of fruits and veggies- grocery stores.
In this chapter, we’ll help guide you on where to buy the food required to feed your bearded dragon.
From kiwi and blueberries to gut-loaded crickets and hornworms. Not to forget supplementation!
Read on to know where to find and buy the best food you want for your bearded dragon.
(FYI, we’ve included affiliate links to our recommendations below. If you buy through them, we’ll earn a small commission. Thanks!)
Amazon is the world’s largest online marketplace. You can find the most bizarre things there, including plenty of supplies for bearded dragons.
Their reptile and the amphibian department offer foods from multiple reputable companies.
Buyers have the option to choose from high-end brands or inexpensive brands. This doesn’t mean that cheap food is bad food.
In fact, most of the food products that have a 5-star rating are low-priced! So don’t go assuming expensive means good quality!
Their ‘price range feature’ allows buyers to search for food items that are within their budget! Need something within the 25-50$ range?
They have hundreds of products! You can opt for an all-natural feed as well.
If you want cricket treats for your adult bearded dragon head over to amazon. Need hornworm food for juveniles Amazon has it!
Different stores offer different weight options as well. 6.5 oz. 8 0z, 2.5lb., 25lb. bag, and much more.
Etsy is a good place to buy food for bearded dragons because you get a great bargain!
Many bearded dragon keepers – like SuperUro– sell their own food and supplements on the site.
Plus, all the pro keepers swear by these products and feed their own bearded dragon the same things.
Seeing that they are feeding their dragon the same thing you can trust their stores on Etsy!
However, don’t just go buying the first thing a keeper endorses in his or her video. Research and look for reviews on these products from different places and sites.
Just keep in mind that if you are not sure what to give to your bearded dragon go look on YouTube.
Tons of keepers review feeder insects and other packaged food items from hundreds of different brands.
They give a comprehensive explanation on the nutrient list and properly explain how much the product is nutritional for a bearded dragon and whether it is worth buying or not!
These veteran keepers then provide links in their description box which redirect to the product.
Another huge advantage is that many of these YouTubers have their own discount codes! You just apply them on checking out and voila, 10-15 % sometimes even more!
eBay, like Amazon, is another major online retailer of millions of products. The search engine isn’t as great as Amazon’s but you can still get amazing deals at eBay.
From jelly treats to extra-large live crickets and dried crickets! They have it all. They have some great options for supplements as well.
Josh’s Frogs is a website that sells live as well as other feeder insects, plants and much more. They also have an Amazon store if you prefer to buy through the mass retailer’s site.
The site even won the 2016 Winner Circle of Excellence Award.
It has an overall rating of 9.1 out of 10 and around 9.2 out of 10 people would likely shop there again. According to reviewers, Josh’s Frogs never disappoint!
Their 2-day shipping option on live feeders is amazing! The product bundles are very affordable and are a mix of black soldier larvae, dubia roaches, waxworms, hornworms, and super worms!
They ship through FedEx, USPS priority mail, and FedEx Express Priority Overnight. What’s more, you can get discounts from YouTubers as well for this site!
Walmart is great for bearded dragon supplements, fruits, veggies, leafy greens, and other dried options!
Get plastic containers in different sizes as well! You need something to put the live insects in before feeding them to your dragon. That’s where these transparent containers come in!
Another thing you need to buy is a large plastic tub in which you can store your crickets and dubia roaches if you are raising your own.
PetSmart is the best place to buy food for bearded dragons if you prefer to shop in person (although you can also order online).
They sell a plethora of food concoctions and mixes that are great for your bearded dragons.
You can buy various live feeder insects like crickets, giant mealworms, live waxworms, super worms, hornworms, frozen mice, mealworms, and supplements like Rep-Cal, Repta Calcium with D3, multivitamins, jelly food for crickets.
All of this at a very reasonable price! Head over to your nearest store and go wild!
We suggest you buy an initial batch of live feeders the first time and then start breeding your own!
Because bearded dragons go through these things like tornadoes! Save yourself the weekly trips to Pet store and just breed your own live feeders. It will save you a ton of money and gas!
Food Items and Related Products to Buy for Bearded Dragon:
- Critter keeper
- Multivitamins and Supplements
- Plastic containers/ Tupperware (S, M, L)
- Leafy Greens
- Feeding tongs
- Organic Bee pollen
- …and more. See the full list in our book!
Do you have any other recommendations for where to buy bearded dragon food? Share below!
Nicole Etolen is a freelance writer, blogger, and editor of PetsVills.com. She currently has two cats and a dog, both of which lived in harmony with her two guinea pigs for years.