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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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There are so many reasons why it is important for a Chameleon to trust their Keeper. As Humans we want them to love us the way we love them. But realistically this is not how your Chameleon is going to think of you. You are simply their Keeper. You are the provider of their needs. While I am a...
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Natural History of Trioceros serratus Today we hike higher in the mountains of Cameroon and travel up Mount Oku where we encounter the most colorful chameleon in Cameroon, Trioceros serratus, appropriately nicknamed the Peacock Chameleon. This is a small chameleon and is about the size of the...
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Welcome to another installment of our World Chameleon Species Tour hosted by myself and featuring the breeding expertise of Jurgen Van Overbeke! Natural History We have been exploring the chameleon diversity of Cameroon and have started at sea level. The lowland species of T. cristatus and T...
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This is a controversial topic, and so I want to preface this with a quick memo... This post is just a product of my experience with my first chameleon ever. I'm in no way, shape, or form, an experienced keeper. I am in no way, shape, or form an expert. I write my blog posts a little bit for the...
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Leon passed away recently. A week before it happened he was being his normal self, but as soon as i noticed that he wasn't drinking as much as he was, i took him to a chameleon vet in my area. I gave them his poop and pee from that day to see what was wrong. He was being very lethargic all of a...
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Welcome to the first post of the World Chameleon Species Tour where we are exploring the chameleons of the world with our tour guide, Jurgen Van Overbeke! Today we have made landfall on the western shore of Africa in a country called Cameroon. The Republic of Cameroon Introduction to Trioceros...
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Good Morning! I am working with Jurgen Van Overbeke to give a tour around the world to introduce the community to the world's most prominent chameleon species! So every week we will feature a new species. Jurgen will be offering his insight as one of the world's most active breeders of different...
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