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    Chameleons on Malta

    Hi ..Ramla bay is in Gozo if I'm not mistaken ...contact me on messenger : https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100005741896854&ref=bookmarks
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    Chameleon of Malta

    Hey just stumbled upon this thread ..I am a Maltese local and have been into chams, both local and not, for quite a while. Myself and another couple of guys organize hikes to find chameleons..shoot me a pm should you wish to join someday ;)
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    do your eyes scare your chameleon?

    Absolutely ..the moment they catch you looking at them, they feel threatened ..
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    Rescue - tongue not sticking

    Yes sure, mentioned in my first post where. I am located in Malta, common chameleons are found in the wild here.. Here's another photo I took today
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    Rescue - tongue not sticking

    Hi forum members .. Around a week and a half ago I rescued a female Common Chameleon who was found opposite my daughters school. She was sitting on a tree with very minimal foliage and the tree is located in an empty plot with little or no trees. Although it was raining on the days I found...
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    Current temps the common chamelon is experiencing in Malta

    Well I think that it still needs to get slightly cooler towards Jan/Feb...I will keep this post updated.. Just wanted to show the highs and lows in temps...Summer 80f during the night
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    Current temps the common chamelon is experiencing in Malta

    Just to show how hardy this species is...in summer on the other hand it gets pretty hot here..
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    UVB meter enough?

    Thanks for you reply deer harvester ..should be good in that case
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    UVB meter enough?

    Thanks really appreciate ..I have found this helpful up until now > https://www.chameleonforums.com/uv-b-indices-madagascar-136050/ Still not 100% sure but clears out a lot
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    UVB meter enough?

    Thanks man appreciate ;)
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    UVB meter enough?

    Right so I just got the Uv reader from the list above...at the moment I cannot afford the solameter . I am getting readings of around 0.3 from about 4 inches below the UVB tube (Arcadia 10%) .. I will be testing the outdoor enclosures tomorrow. What do you guys think?
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    UVB meter enough?

    If anyone can chime in I would really appreciate
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    UVB meter enough?

    Thanks for the replies . In fact that's what I would like to test..if there if enough UVB in the cages without the lights.. What would be an acceptable - (meaning enough UVB ) reading on the meter?
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    UVB meter enough?

    Bump ..anyone can help please?
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    UVB meter enough?

    Hi everyone, Just put my cages out side in my backyard, which is very shady..the placement the cages are in, only gets a very narrow edge of sun for maybe an hour of the day which is good as want to prevent overheating. I control the heat with a heatlamp and wasn't intending on using uv...
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