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  1. DGray

    New cham fossil suggests they “rafted” from Africa to Madagascar

    I saw this over at phys.org https://phys.org/news/2020-02-kenyan-fossil-reveals-chameleons-rafted.html There was also this earlier paper supporting the same idea: https://phys.org/news/2013-03-landlubber-chameleons-sailors.html
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    Trying to know the gender of this Quad

    If it is a quad, it is female. It’s very skinny; put some weight on her fast.
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    Fruit Fly / Fungus Gnat Problem...Neem Oil Safe?

    Read my post in the other thread; neem is not going to control fungus gnats because they breed deep in the soil.
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    Eradication of Gnats/Fruit Flies

    To quote my own self: "One can not eliminate fungus gnats (or shore flies) with soap, sand, nor traps. The larvae live deep in the soil. Adults often breed at the soil surface and never take flight. They can breed in the soil at the bottom of the pot, so sand is ineffective. Traps only monitor a...
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    unknown vine, safe for panther chameleons?

    An Ipomea, which is not particularly toxic; seeds may be somewhat toxic.
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    Dehumidifier water for reservoir?

    Use pure water for your animals and your humidifiers; dehumidifier water picks up a lot of dust and junk, but it's great for your plants.
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    Anyone know a way to control or eliminate the little flies that hatch from potted plants?

    One can not eliminate fungus gnats (or shore flies) with soap, sand, nor traps. The larvae live deep in the soil. Adults often breed at the soil surface and never take flight. They can breed in the soil at the bottom of the pot, so sand is ineffective. Traps only monitor a tiny fraction of the...
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    Are they safe?

    They're both Dracaena.
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    passionfruit vine

    All Passiflora have toxic compounds including cyanogenic glucosides, and should be kept out of animal enclosures. Butterflies such as the Gulf Frittilary, that feeds on passionflowers, have caused reptile deaths.
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    Gold Child Ivy

    It's a 'Gold Dust' form of English ivy - Hedera helix - it's not safe.
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    FedEx shipping for feeders

    The Critter Depot (thecritterdepot.com) has 1000 for $20.00 including shipping. I can't believe the prices these places offer.
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    Calling all T. quadricornis keepers!

    As some of you surmised, the previous group of quads I kept were T. quad. quadricornis. I am sorry I do not have very many good pictures of that male. As I have written before, I used to work in pet stores and animal importers, and I saw a lot of quads (and other chams) over the years. They were...
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    Plant Identification

    Peperomia puteolata
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    Calling all T. quadricornis keepers!

    Hello all I'm returning to chameleon keeping after an 8 year hiatus. I am focusing on quad. gracilior at this time. Welcome to comment and contact. Cheers, Dave P.S. Here's a pic of my late WC male that I don't think I have shared:
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    Is this a safe flower?

    I don't think it is prudent to use Solanum sp. in animal enclosures. Solanum alkaloids have many negative effects on animal physiology, especially if eaten regularly.
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    An article on fluorescence of Chameleon head tubercles

    I also spotted this over at phys.org: https://phys.org/news/2018-01-luminescent-lizards.html#nRlv original work: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-017-19070-7
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    Three more new species

    Saw this over at phys.org Has it been reported here yet? https://phys.org/news/2018-04-highly-threatened-chameleon-species-madagascar.html
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    Preserving Mulberry Leaves

    looking for that pdf Sorry to duplicate the request, but I thought this title was clearer. I am requesting for a friend, and newbies might like to learn this technique as well.
  19. DGray

    For those who have silkworkms and their own mulberry tree

    Does anyone still have this pdf? The link is dead. If anyone could share a pdf, I would appreciate it. TIA
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