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    Help With Feeding

    Hello All! My veiled chameleon is about 4 months old and I have owned her for about a week now. I am having a hard time monitoring her eating and would appreciate some advice. I am offering her small crickets, superworms/mealworms, hornworms, and silkworms (I aim for variety). I have been...
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    Approximate Age?

    Hey All! I got this baby veiled from a local pet store on Saturday. I was just curious about an approximate age for him so I know how much / often I should feed him. Right now I have been doing 8 small crickets / day (he looks skinny to me). Thanks!
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    Chameleon Aggression

    Chameleon Info: Male 1yr Nosey Be Panther Chameleon. I have had him for about 6 months or so now. Handling: Very little, maybe once every few weeks. I have a crazy busy work schedule so when I have time I will take him out and put him on some indoor plants by the window but not often...
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    Emotional Support Chameleon???

    Hey Guys! So my nosy be panther chameleon is turning 1years old now and he is doing great! I unfortanetly just got the bad news that I cannot bring him with me into my college dorm. I really really wanted to live on campus and get that “experience” (especially because im at community college...
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    free feeding vs. cup feeding

    Hey guys! So my chameleon originally was cup eating. I just began to notice that he was not finishing all his crickets or would knock the cup over. After a vet check I learned he was on the skinny side and began to make sure he was eating. I started to feed him with tweezers and now he won't eat...
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    Cage Suggestions

    Hello! Per my last post, I am upgrading my chameleons whole cage. I just bought the 24" x 24" x 48" Zoo Med Reptibreeze Large today for my male panther. I just wanted some suggestions for the following items below. Feel free to link to websites or suggest brand names. I have read over some other...
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    New Build Questions

    Chameleon Info: Your Chameleon - Nosy be panther chameleon, 8 months. Been in my care for about a month now. Handling - Only handle when necessary, so about once a week if that. I try my best not to stress him out. Feeding - He has primarily been eating crickets since I got him. I have...
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    Transporting Your Cham.

    Hello, I have read over some past forums abour transporting chameleons to the vet. I have an upcoming vet appointment and would love some ideas! I origionally was looking at some bird cages and adding bird perches for him to climb around on but I thought that it was too much light and he would...
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    Emergency Vet Visit Today...

    I have a panther chameleon, exact age unknown but around 6-9month range. He has been eating 10 crickets dusted with calcium everyday. I hand mist 3-4 times daily for 4 minutes a time. He has a UVB lamp, heat lamp, and ceramic NO LIGHT heat lamp for night time. He is in a medium ZooMed...
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    Bioactive Setup Help!!

    Ok so I have gathered my “shopping” list for my bioactive build and wanted to know if it sounds like im on the right track. I have a panther chameleon only 6 month old as of now. Im still debating on screen vs. glass cage and plan on speaking to the breeder we got him from at a reptile expo on...
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    Building Trust

    So my panther chameleon, Diego has been in my care for a week now. Everyday I have been trying to get him to eat from my hand to help build trust between us. Today was the first time he didnt scurry away when I opened the door and he ate a cricket from my hand !! Super exciting & just thought Id...
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    Water and Humidity Techniques

    So I found this method under the care sheets to help provide water to a chameleon. I was thinking of giving it a try and was wondering if anybody else has tried this? Shower - Another method of providing water, especially to dehydrated chameleons, is by using a shower. Place a large plant in...
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    Glass vs. Mesh Cages

    Hey guys! I have been doing research on enclosures for my chameleon. I want to switch to a larger, bioactive vivarium. Most things I have read say that chameleons do best in screen/mesh cages due to better ventilation which reduces upper resp. infections as well as bacterial infections. But at...
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    Chameleon Info: So my chameleon is a male panther chameleon, he is about 6 months old. I have only had him for a day. I don't plan on handling him a ton unless he seems to want to climb out, right now he is still learning that people are safe. Once I get to know him better, I will determine if...
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    Favorite Foods

    Hey Guys! What are some of your chameleons favorite insects? Im running to the petstore today to pick up some bugs today & wanted recommendations! Thanks!
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    New Chameleon Questions

    Hello Everybody! My name is Kate and I am new to these forums. So I am posting this thread in particular because I want all the advice anybody has to offer! Unfortunately, my boyfriends house caught fire the other day and is now unlivable. My boyfriend had many pets including 2 lizards...
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