Bearded dragon tips. Tip 1. Bearded dragons usually don't drink from a bowl you have to bathe them or spray them with water so they can lick it off themselves. Tip 2. They live in the scrublands desert of Australia so make them feel at home. Tip 3. Bearded dragons can live up to 10 years.Tip 4. Do not put hot rocks in the tank. Tip 5. They bob their heads up and down to say that they are in charge.