Bearded Dragon Tank Size Guide

Bearded Dragon Tank Size Guide

The size of your bearded dragon tank setup is an important part of keeping a happy and healthy beardie! Too small and he or she cannot move around and explore (which is a natural part of a lizard's life!). Too large and you may have a difficult time keeping it heated properly.

Here is a table of the size tank you need at every stage of a bearded dragon's life so you can find out the answer to the question "What size tank does a bearded dragon need?"

 Bearded Dragon Tank Size Guide

Baby - up to 10"

  • Smallest (Don't go smaller than this): 20 Gallon Tank (24" x 12" x 16")
  • Large Tank Size (Anything larger not needed): 40 Gallon Tank (24" x 12" x 16")

Juvenile - 10" to 18"

  • Smallest (Don't go smaller than this): 55 Gallon Tank (48" x 13" x 21")
  • Large Tank Size (Anything larger not needed): 75 Gallon Tank (48" x 18" x 21")

Mature Adult  - 18"+

  • Smallest (Don't go smaller than this): 75 Gallon Tank (48" x 18" x 21")
  • Large Tank Size (Anything larger not needed): 120 Gallon Tank (48" x 24" x 24")

Senior (7 Yr or Older ) -  18"+

  • Smallest (Don't go smaller than this): 75 Gallon Tank (48" x 18" x 21")
  • Large Tank Size (Anything larger not needed): 120 Gallon Tank (48" x 24" x 24")




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