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Dry Gutload Recipe, January 2010

Posted 01-10-2011 at 08:16 AM by sandrachameleon (SandraChameleon's Blog)
Updated 07-26-2013 at 08:18 AM by sandrachameleon

Using the right mix of dry and wet (fruit and veg) items for your gutload helps ensure your chameleon gets the nutrients it needs to be healthy.

I make a new batch of dry gutload several times a year, each time the recipe is a bit different. These are the ingredients used in the January 2011 batch. I use a coffee bean grinder to blend it all together to a fine meal.

3 cups alfalfa (protein, vitamins including K)
1/4 cup sunflower seeds (B vitamins, folate, potasium,...
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May 2011 gutload

Posted 04-20-2011 at 10:06 PM by sandrachameleon (SandraChameleon's Blog)
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During April, my primary gutload items have been: fresh green dandelion leaves, carrot, apple, yam (steamed), romaine, oranges and the last of my January dry gutload mix.

For May, I am still gonna be using a great deal of dandelion leaves, carrot, and I hope to have fresh young mustard greens as well, and of course there will be other good fruits and veg included as the month progresses. And while fresh fruit and veg is the primary gutload, I still use a dry gutload to round out the...
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January 2012 dry gutload recipe

Posted 01-05-2012 at 10:12 AM by sandrachameleon (SandraChameleon's Blog)
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3 cups alfalfa (protein, vitamins including K)
1 cup powdered kelp (iodine, calcium, magnesium)
1 cup air dried, shredded dandelion leaves (calcium, vitamins)
1 cup of crushed Barley(vitamins, minerals including selenium copper and manganese, essential amino acids like tryptophan, fiber)
1 cup stabilized Rice Bran (vitamins, minerals, essential amino acids, Omega fatty acids, fiber, phytosterols, antioxidants)
1 cup sesame seed (calcium, iron, copper, magnesium, maganese,...
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Blaptica dubia Roach Keeping, Breeding, and Feeding

Posted 01-11-2012 at 09:45 PM by pssh
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Blaptica dubia AKA "Orange Spotted Roaches"


B. dubia roaches, AKA "Orange Spotted Roaches," are one of the most popular species of roach to own and breed. They are from South America and most often referred to as "dubia" roaches. They are a heat loving species and will not invade your home. They are relatively inexpensive and are great feeders. They do not climb smooth surfaces and they are unable to fly even though the adult males have full wings. With...
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Cage Making

Posted 03-13-2012 at 12:39 AM by Fearaffect
Updated 03-13-2012 at 09:18 AM by Fearaffect

Ok, so a few members have asked me how to make my cages. I will list the tools and a general step by step way of making them....

U can get the stuff at a Home Depot. I get my screen and spline at Metroscreenworks.com since its cheaper to buy in bulk for what I do and they have a wide assortment of screen types. Shipping is very reasonable to from them.


Tools needed:

Miter Saw
Table Saw
Sander
Planer(Not needed, but you'll wish u...
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