About to panic! Regurgitated water after drinking

Tinydino

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tonight an hour before lights out, she had a big drink.
She was then climbing down her vine towards me.
She made a noise. I look and she is a slobbery mess!!!
I snapped a quick picture. Then wiped up her face.
She seemed completely fine afterwards.
No noise with her breathing.
No upset colour.
This is what came up. And this is her 30 seconds later.
She is 6.5 months old.
Has t5ho 24" linear uvb 10.0 (3 months old)
65 watt flood for heat.
Gets Calcium without D3 everytime she eats.
Reptivite with d3 2x a month
Humidity stays low during the day. 30% at her basking. And ambient is around 40%
Nightime fluctuates with misting. But I always make sure to see a spike into the 90s.
I have a small fan that runs on low 24/7 for air flow from outside her enclosure (just enough air movement to see slight movement on the leaves closest to the fan)
She eats a decent variety.
But her staples are crickets and Bsfl.
Superworms as treats.
She gets silkworms and hornworms when I can get them. But hasnt had any for the last few weeks.
I'm really worried.
 

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Tinydino

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How was she drinking?
She was drinking drips off the mister bottle.
She reaches out with her tongue to grab them. I always offer her some an hour before lights out.
She ignores her dripper during the day.
She almost always comes running when she sees the nozzle drip
Its just a drop at a time. She takes it on her own if she wants.
 

ERKleRose

Chameleon Enthusiast
She was drinking drips off the mister bottle.
She reaches out with her tongue to grab them. I always offer her some an hour before lights out.
She ignores her dripper during the day.
She almost always comes running when she sees the nozzle drip
Its just a drop at a time. She takes it on her own if she wants.
Is the water going to the back of her mouth/throat or at/near the front of her mouth? This is important because a chameleon’s airway is at the front of their mouth!
 

Tinydino

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Is the water going to the back of her mouth/throat or at/near the front of her mouth? This is important because a chameleon’s airway is at the front of their mouth!
She reaches out with her tongue to take what she wants.
I don't spray. Just let the nozzle drip for her
 

Tinydino

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Does she have a laybin?
You bet. 50/50 sand and soil.
Its been in with her since 3 months old.
She has been showing her colours since the end of December.
Her receptive phase was miserable for both her and I.
She has settled now and is just starting to show a belly.
I check her bin daily for moisture so it will always hold a tunnel
 

Tinydino

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sounds like your doing a great job, she probably just got an air bubble or drank too much....it happens
I really hope so.
I'm prepared to get her to the vet if need be.
But its a 2 and a half hour drive and the temps outside are -13°C without the wind chill.
We're in lockdown and I can't go innthe building with her either.
 

cham girl

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Sweetie I think she’s fine keep an eye on her would do more harm than good to take her out in that cold not good for you either...Just give her a little less water at one time and let her get her breath before you give her water again if it continues though you'll have to take her in
 

Tinydino

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Her uvb is about 11" away
I mist heavily before lights on and after lights off.
I also offer her a dripper during the day. Even though I have never seen her drink from it once.
Drinking from the bottle started last month.. i was using the mister bottle to water her money tree.(mostly laziness on my part) She decided the purple bottle was great. She had a drink and has come for it everytime since.
 
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