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Spinach

Posted 04-09-2013 at 09:09 PM by sandrachameleon (SandraChameleon's Blog)

At first glance, Spinach may seem a good gutload choice. And it is, in small amounts from time to time. Spinach is a good source of Fiber, Protein, pro-formed Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Vitamin B6, Folate, Niacin, Zinc, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Copper and Manganese.

HOWEVER, Spinach (especially older leaves) is on all the Oxalic Acid and Goitrogenic lists. Meaning Spinach could interfere with calcium, iron and iodine absorption...
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Zaphod on YouTube

Posted 04-09-2013 at 02:21 PM by Decadancin
Updated 05-02-2013 at 07:11 AM by Decadancin

So, here are some links to Zaphod on YouTube. I will add to this as I post more as well as start a thread in the forums. Hope you enjoy!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=raY015YIGvM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Spr_x4zNv94

Here's one of feeding time...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IAMgzWQiI64
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Nutrients in Quinoa

Posted 04-09-2013 at 01:58 PM by sandrachameleon (SandraChameleon's Blog)

A half cup / 92.5g of cooked Quinoa provides:


66.24 g Water
111 kcal Energy
465 kJ Energy
4.07 g Protein (Complete Amino Acids / high-quality protein)
1.78 g Total lipid (fat)
0.7 g Ash
19.7 g Carbohydrate, by difference
2.6 g Fiber, total dietary
0.8 g Sugars, total
16.31 g Starch
16 mg Calcium, Ca
1.38 mg Iron, Fe
59 mg Magnesium, Mg
141 mg Phosphorus, P
159 mg Potassium, K
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March 2013 Prey Log

Posted 03-25-2013 at 05:05 PM by sandrachameleon (SandraChameleon's Blog)
Updated 03-31-2013 at 09:51 PM by sandrachameleon

A diary of what each of my panther chameleons ate during the month of March.


1-Mar=1 dubia, gutloaded, lightly calcium& mineral dusted with Sticky Tongue Farms Mineral-Outdoor
2-Mar=3 butterworms
3-Mar=5 crickets, gutloaded and lightly dusted with a 50-50 mix of Repashy Calcium Plus and Sticky Tongue Farms Mineral-Outdoor
4-Mar=2 crickets, gutloaded and dusted
5-Mar=nothing
6-Mar=nothing
7-Mar=2 superworms, gutloaded and lightly dusted...
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Tarragon - Artemisia dracunculus

Posted 02-21-2013 at 09:58 PM by sandrachameleon (SandraChameleon's Blog)

If your bugs will eat it, its a good option for inclusion in your gutloads.

Low oxalates.

Antioxidant.

May stimulate appetite, digestion, excretion.

Some Omega-3 fatty acids.

Good source of:
Niacin,
Copper,
b carotene,
Vitamin C,
Riboflavin,
B6,
Folate,
Calcium,
Iron,
Magnesium,
Potassium
and Manganese.
Favourable...
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