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  1. chamcrazy

    Do I buy blue or pink cham toys?

    How do you tell the difference between male and female pygmy chams? Anyone know? I have 2 veiled's and know about the spur on the male's feet, but what about pygmy's? Here is my new little guy, he's supposed to be a male. But how do I know for sure?
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    My new friend...Sluggo. He's ADORABLE!

    Here's my new baby...Sluggo. (He reminds me of a little slug with legs.) I just got him this weekend. He is VERY friendly, contrary to popular belief. I was told pygmys "drop dead" if you try to hold them!! That couldn't be further from the truth. He actually prefers to craw on my hand as...
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    Any Pygmy owners out there?

    I am the proud owner of 2 veiled chams. One male, one female and 81 fertile eggs. I saw my 1st pygmy cham yesterday and fell in love with it. I didn't buy it, but I can't stop thinking about him so I might have to go back and get him today.:o My question is how are their personalities...
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    Help, my veiled won't open her rt. eye!

    I have a 1 year old female veiled. I've had her since she was only about 2 months old. Excellent health. Today I noticed she is keeping her right eye closed. She will slowly & barely open it for just a split second, but for the most part, it almost looks like it's painful to open it. I have...
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    when to remove unfertile eggs?

    Hello. About a month ago my female veiled laid 65 eggs. Her & the male copulated approx. 3 weeks prior to that so I am hoping most of them are fertile. I have been told by several members that for her 1st clutch usually only about 1/2 are fertile. Is that true? It has now been a little over a...
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    photo contest frustrations

    :confused:Ok, I would like to know what's going on. I have entered the photo contest 2 different times and both pictures have been taken down without any explanation. I have tried to contact admin with no reply. There is nothing wrong with my pictures that I can see. They are just normal...
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    egg humidity help. pleeeeeeeeese?

    I have 65 eggs (hopefully all fertile) from my veiled. They are less than two weeks laid. I am trying to keep the humidity at a steady 75% (ish) As soon as I put the lid on the incubator tight, it goes up to 90%, but when I take it off, it goes down to about 69%. What is the best way to...
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    Look what I woke up to! 65 eggs!!!

    Her 1st clutch and she layed 65 eggs??? Whew! Most look pretty healthy to me, but I am not an expert by any means. Most are bright white, a few with a dingy yellowish color but no dents. So do they look healthy to you? When will I be able tell if they are fertile by seeing veins when...
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    Incubation or no fan?

    Hi! My veiled deposited all her eggs early this morning. I went out and bought a Hova-bator a couple of days ago. It has a fan in it. I read a couple of places not to use the fan on cham eggs. Is this true? I also want to make sure that I am NOT supposed to ever turn the eggs. Is that...
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    female in distress?

    My very gravid female is 20 days out since copulation. She has been digging tunnels in her soil for 2-1/2 days now. (All day long except for night time.) I have kept a close eye one her and she has yet to lay them. (I give her plenty of seclusion and do not let her see me when I peek in.) Her...
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    Am I a grandma or not?

    My very gravid female dug a complete tunnel today in her soil. She started about 1pm today and didn't quite until about 6pm. I went to the store and came home and found this laying on top of the is an egg? It's pretty slimey, but I don't want to squeeze or handle it for fear of...
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    Eggs coming soil?

    My female veiled is gravid and should be depositing her fertile eggs in about a week or more. I have a lot of research on the incubation once she lays them. I went out and got a Hova-bator today. I am R-E-A-D-Y! I realized I haven't spent as much time on researching the best soil for her to...
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    Indoor/Outdoor gravid veiled

    I have a female veiled getting ready to deposit her eggs in about a week and a half or two. (Her 1st clutch.) I live in the great Northwest where we get very little sunshine. The last few weeks it's been gorgeous outside, so I have built an outdoor tube cage (w/ a ficus tree inside) to allow...
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    veiled egg incubation time frame?

    Hello. I have a gravid female that was bred with my beautiful male on July 6th. (First time.) They are both very healthy and active. I have searching the internet and books for a good solid answer to one question, but I keep getting a major conflict in the answers. I found this forum and now...
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