Originally Posted by bluemoon1502
More protein than veg maybe 70-30 or 60-40 there is no set %age although as they get older they will eat more veggies than they did when they were young.. In the wild they eat insects and veggies when the insects arnt about regardless of what age they are. Apparently there was pm's done on several wc beardies and it turns out that regardless of age, the diet is more around 80/20 live food, in captivity we try and encourage more veggies but yeh... More than 3 hoppers a day. A lot more! Also fresh veg daily-spring greens, turnip tops, butternut squash.. Occasionally kale, grapes, berries.. Never salad tho especially not iceberg lettuce!
Thanks for clearing that up
I am kind of torn right now with either getting a bearded dragon or an Uromastyx. I prefer veggie eaters than insect eaters, I can't exactly breed any hoppers or any kind of worm as I live with my sister and she will really freak out and that idea that I'd have to go out everyday to buy insects is really not appealing to me