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  • Brown Anole Experiment
    Have you seen Chameleons in my Garden link on facebook? Mary Lovein has studied Jacksons xanths in her garden for years.
  • Rarely Discussed Questions
    1) Sounds like your million dollar idea, run with it!
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    2) Speaking of UVB, why does anyone buy any kind of light meter other than one that measures light in the 290nm-310nm range? According to...
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    4) I feed dubia nymphs to my chameleons but my species tops out at about 60 grams not at 100+ like the more common species. My larger dubia are...
  • Keeping Chameleons Outdoors year round in Florida
    I'll be adding to this post. I live in south Florida area code 33322 and am setting up two aviaries for two Veiled Chameleons. They will be kept...

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Kaizen
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While I'm sure the forum pros can ferret out threads that answer the following questions, I rarely hear them discussed, answered or even asked. So here it goes: 1) Why don't screened cages come with uv transmitting acrylic strips on the tops? Since the typical cage screen filters out up to 50%...
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This blog is not related to chameleons specifically but may have some relevance in the future with breeding “friendly chameleons”. I am in no way claiming this to be scientific fact, just making personal observations based on my experiences with a very small population of lizards. My personal...
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Chameleon Info: Your Chameleon - He is a veiled chameleon named Khalid. I got him on 7/21/19 at a local reptile Expo. The seller told me he was 10 weeks old at the time of purchase. That would put his birthday at May 12th, 2019. It's mid October now, so he should be about 5 months old...
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It’s Saturday morning, I’m out picking up coffee with my three year old daughter Nora. My wife calls me to tell me our cat just brought in a lizard, it’s still alive and it’s escaped into our bathroom. I say, “That’s pretty metal, what do we want to name the lizard?” We make an unexpected stop...
Information gathered 9/6/2019: ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Elm Creek Animal Hospital 327 Dean Ave E Champlin MN 55316 (763) 427-5150 M-F 8-6pm Saturday 8–12pm Sunday Closed Dr. Reierson, 43yrs, Wednesdays - beginning to retire and training new...
First shed in my care: 7/27, lasted a couple days Shed once more in between 9/5/19-9/6/19 On 9/27, he started shedding one leg and by 9/29 was finished. The last time he shed, he shed just one leg first. Then a couple days later, the rest would go. It's 10/6 and Khalid looks like the final...
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If you want a place in the Forum Calendar or a shiny medal next to your avatar there are some basic things you will have to do. First understand what the contest is looking for pictures that will ultimately go into the calendar. Nobody wants to be distracted by your fingernails, dirty or...
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Welcome to another installment of our World Chameleon Species Tour! Today we are in the Cameroon highlands with Trioceros pfefferi. Natural History: Trioceros pfefferi is a small size chameleon around the size of a carpet chameleon. It is listed as living between 1100m to 1900m by the IUCN...
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I will be exploring the link between excessive doses of oral vitamin D3 (hyper-vitaminosis) and the appearance of low vitamin A levels (hypo-vitaminosis ). There has been controversy in the past on wether or not it is safe to give vitamin A as retinol to chameleons versus only vitamin A from...
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I'm always trying to find these links for people. Now anyone who is interested in knowing more about Jacksons chameleons can find them here. Articles This is the caresheet from this site if you haven't seen it and you want to take care of a Jackson's Chameleon read it...
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Disinfection This section is for times when a total tear down of the cage is in order. If you have a cage that sadly has no occupant or the occupant needs to get over some infection and never get it back. Maybe you bought the cage on craigslist or you don't know for sure what happened with...
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In this guide, we will go over what we will dub the EZ Bright. This is an easy to build, easy to understand LED System that can range from Bright to Absurdly bright! In this example, we will build a simple light for a 24x24x48 cage, and offer 2 layout options. The EZ Bright - Cost / $$...
DIY Advanced LED Fixtures - Now we get into the fun stuff. In these entrys, we will discuss DIY Advanced LED Fixtures. The fun stuff, where you can have Storms, Ramping, Cloud Cover, ect. You can truly simulate the power of the sun, and it's movement and changes, throughout the seasons, and...
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The Lowtech LED DIY build. In this entry we will cover the Lowtech LED. This is by far the easiest way to get a start into LED lighting. It's the most out of the box works way to get good quality LED Lighting, with out a lot of fiddling. It consists of using premade LED COBs that have E27...
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This Entry will serve as an Intro to LEDs, what we can do, what we cannot, the hows and whys and what it all means. While exploring the wide world of LED and lighting in general. You will see alot of terms thrown around, so our first step is to cover them. Lumens, Par, Pur, - What does it...
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How did this Happen? D3 toxicity is possible in any chameleon fed excess supplementation. It is most common in Jackson's and other montane, high altitude chameleons, because of their slower metabolism but it happens to other species as well. This can easily happen to any new keeper if they have...
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I chose this Claude Adrien Helvetius quote as the title for my blog on foggers due to the current debate about their use. I decided not to edit my previous blog on misting https://www.chameleonforums.com/blogs/basic-info-on-misting-and-fogging.2325/ because the information is still relevant and...
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Introduction to Trioceros montium We have made landfall on the Western coast of Cameroon and are slowly making our way up in elevation. At around 700 meters above sea level we start to see one of the best known of the Cameroon species, Trioceros montium. This is one of the most confused when you...
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Natural History of Trioceros quadricornis Welcome to this World Species entry by Bill Strand and featuring the breeding insight of Jurgen Van Overbeke! We are still in Cameroon, but we are moving up in elevation. It seems like Cameroon likes its horned chameleons because the next species is the...
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Natural History of Trioceros oweni Cameroon is home to some very diverse species. When they are imported and you see their names next to each other on a price list you miss how incredibly different they all are. In this series on Cameroon species we have started in the lowlands with T. cristatus...
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