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So here are some links and things to know about the Chameleon Forums. For newcomers as well as some seasoned members there could be some features that you don't know exist, or just cant seem to find them when you need them. First off the resources page...
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Just a few more links that were not originally posted and are a little harder to find if you don't know where to look ;)... Trending Topics... https://www.chameleonforums.com/trending/topics Sponsor List... https://www.chameleonforums.com/sponsors/ Featured Blogs...
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So this is a common question for new keepers. Often they will be attacked when mentioning that their chameleon likes to be handled. Sometimes this is warranted, but sometimes not. All too often new keepers think what they are witnessing is cute or that the chameleon "wants" to be handled...
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Of course, all animals require water to survive, and it isn't as simple as placing a bowl in the bottom and calling it a day. In fact, with most chameleons this will have little, if any benefit. Most chain pet stores display their chameleons with a water bowl, and this can be misleading to the...
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So, the inevitable has occurred, Zaphod has passed. He was only 5, and maybe that is an OK age, but I just expected him to live more years than that. I don't know, but I feel that I failed him somehow by not having him live for 7 years or so. I know that there are no set rules, but damn it, I...
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Hopefully this section can help new chameleon owners avoid some of the issues that are commonly caused by husbandry problems and be a great starting point for using the forums and getting to know the community here. As always, please utilize the search feature for answers to your questions, and...
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So I have a question for all of you... When you change your lighting due to longer or shorter daylight, do you take as many day to get it right as I do? I have a great plan and think I execute it well, but every day something else is just not right. :mad: I think I've got it now, but it is...
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So, I came across a thread by Hoj one day, and it was one of the best I've seen for getting us to question what we "think" is the right way to do things. For those of you who want a good read and may want to add to the debate here is the...
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So as Daylight Savings has arrived, it is time to rethink my lighting schedule. Days are getting longer, and this time of year I tend to have the doors and windows open. This can be a challenge keeping the humidity levels where I want, so along with my lighting times, I am also experimenting...
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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...
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Stop [email protected]%&ing around on our forum! I shouldn't have to worry about people giving out stupid advice on purpose just because they think they are funny :mad:. There are going to be some things you may not agree with, and you and I may even give the wrong information once in a while, but we mean the...
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It seems that humans generally come together in difficult times, but when those people are already together for a good purpose there is a special kind of bond that occurs. This forum has become an extended part of so many lives all for the benefit of some small, amazing little creatures. It...
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Below I am posting the information for the Major US pet supply chains in my area so we can send some letters of concern to those in charge. I don't know what will happen, but its worth a try. I am going to post my letter so you can see what I've written. I will be polite and professional and...
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After seeing many questions about lighting requirements and schedules, I decided to show how Zaphod's lighting has been modified for the winter months. First, let me explain the basic set up. I have tried to make a more realistic heating and brightness through the use of timers and multiple...
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