You said…”The Reptivite has D3 in it but the Reptivite has no D3“…hoping you mean the calcium has no D3 in it. The Reptivite should only be used lightly twice a month.
You said…”She typically relaxes later in the day and rests her entire body on a branch with her hands a little relaxed”…so when...
Does your Reptivite have vitamin D3 in it?
Does the ZooMed Repticalcium have D3 in it?
The arm motion can be a sign of MBD…does she always rest her belly on the branch?
How many insects do you feed her in a week?
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What supplements do you use and how often for each. How heavily do you dust with each? I’m particularly looking for them calcium, phos, D3 and type of vitamin A in the supplements.
What uvb lights do you use? Long linear or curled/compact type?
It’s the urates (urine) and it should be whiter than that. The more orange it is the more dehydrated your chameleon is. It’s ok to be slightly orange.
There should be a brown poop part to it as well. If all the chameleon is doing is producing the white/orangish part there’s a problem.
I’m glad I could be there for you. It’s a hard thing to decide no matter how often you have to go through it. All we can do is keep them in our memories! I loved the video of him doing his dance…a good memory.
Life is so unpredictable….we can do everything right for them and yet we still have curves thrown at us. It’s the same for the animals as it is with people it seems. Just remember that he couldn’t have had a better place to live his life out….and keep him in your heart. Big, tight hugs. RIP...
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I’m old school…so I always have used Rep-Cal phos free calcium powder for the calcium…but many others on here use other products…I’m sure they will tell you. I use it at every feeding but 2 a month. Most people use Reptivite with D3 for those two feedings.