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  1. Dez

    Comment by 'Dez' in 'How to Do your Own FECAL FLOAT - VIDEO'

    I decided to be in front of the camera this time. I had to say that introduction about 7 times because I kept messing up :p
  2. Dez

    Comment by 'Dez' in 'How to Do your Own FECAL FLOAT - VIDEO'

    It is pretty fascinating Jann and very easy to do
  3. How to Do your Own FECAL FLOAT - VIDEO

    How to Do your Own FECAL FLOAT - VIDEO

    Intestinal Parasites are common in chameleons and other reptiles. Wild caught chameleons have a reputation of having intestinal parasites..although this is true , parasites can effect Captive bred as well as Wild caught Chameleon. A chameleon may have parasites but not show any symptoms...
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    Comment by 'Dez' in 'P2 HOW TO: Candling Your Eggs - How to tell if your eggs are good or bad'

    I think around 4 months you should start to see something... but it seems the vary from clutch to clutch
  5. Female Chameleon Care VIDEOS

    Female Chameleon Care VIDEOS

    Just a thought worth sharing: I always recommend that a female be at least a year old before trying to breed. This is so her body is done growing before putting the burden of laying fertile eggs on her body. She may make eggs earlier but that does it automatically mean she is ready to breed...
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    Comment by 'Dez' in 'Testing the limit of heat packs in freezing temps'

    Well that explains why the freezer settings did not match the actual temps I was reading inside. But it really did not matter since I did have a thermometer on the outside of the box (in the firgde and freezer) as well as inside the box and did not rely on the settings
  7. P1 HOW TO: Candling Your Eggs - How to tell if your eggs are good or bad

    P1 HOW TO: Candling Your Eggs - How to tell if your eggs are good or bad

    The following are instructions on how to candle your chameleon eggs, to check for signs of development, and what to expect closer to hatch date. "Candling" is the technique of shining a light in the egg and looking for shadows or veins. It is often done with fertile chicken eggs as well for...
  8. P2 HOW TO: Candling Your Eggs - How to tell if your eggs are good or bad

    P2 HOW TO: Candling Your Eggs - How to tell if your eggs are good or bad

    How do you know if you have a bad egg? If you candle a freshly laid egg, you will not be able to see anything. The light will be yellowish, but there will be no shadows or veins yet. Typically non-fertile or "bad eggs", will mold over and shrivel within the first week or two of being laid...
  9. Dez

    Comment by 'Dez' in 'The Outdoor Enclosure'

    YOu should see it now the plants are all overgrown.. it looks so bare in these photos
  10. Dez

    Comment by 'Dez' in 'Fruit Fly Medium you can count on'

    I was a little skeptical because if the amount of vinager...but I followed the recipe and I Gotta say it worked! I have tons of flies
  11. The Outdoor Enclosure

    The Outdoor Enclosure

    After many weekends of working on the out door cage and Jason's awesome building skills, it is finally finished. it is 2.5 feet deep by 8 foot wide and 7.5 feet tall. It is built on the outside of one of the 3 sliding glass doors on the back of the house. So you can sit inside and watch...
  12. Dez

    Comment by 'Dez' in 'Testing the limit of heat packs in freezing temps'

    The hole was very tiny and was made with a bamboo skewer (like what you use to make kabobs) I put the hole in because I have read debates that heat packs need air flow to properly heat up. I suppose I could test to see if a tiny hole really makes a difference or not . I would also...
  13. Dez

    Comment by 'Dez' in 'The Ultimate Cage for Babies Hatchlings Neonates Pygmies Any Small Chameleon Part 4'

    Now where are the photos of the babies in the bin?? thats what I want to see :)
  14. Dez

    Testing the limit of heat packs in freezing temps

    I conducted a heat pack test trying to push the limits to the extremes to see what the temp in the box would be. I should have took photos (sorry) but I will try to explain the best I can what I did: I had a 8x8x6 shipping box insulated on all sides with 3/4 inch Styrofoam . The box had one...
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    Chameleon Care Sheet - veiled and panthers

    Chameleon care 101: Chameleons need to have a few things in order to have a long, healthy and happy life. The following is a basic care sheet. THE CHAMELEON TEMPERAMENT If you are looking for a lizard you can have sit on your shoulder for hours or to play with, a chameleon may not be...
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