Don’t know what’s wrong with her can any anyone help me out

cruz.m

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I have a another question if it’s not much to ask but when filling the lay bin what’s best to fill it with sand or wat or which kind
You can use either washable play sand, soil or a mixture of both. I use play sand but you can use either or both. When you buy it, it might come in a clear bag instead!
 

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Mrlopez006

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ok so did I get this right I places the lay bin inside her cage with the play sand moist and leave her alone for how long and after that dig up the eggs and put them on a different container alone or with wat and for how long and in the dark or light ??
 

MissSkittles

Chameleon Enthusiast
ok so did I get this right I places the lay bin inside her cage with the play sand moist and leave her alone for how long and after that dig up the eggs and put them on a different container alone or with wat and for how long and in the dark or light ??
Yes, place the bin in her enclosure and once she enters and starts to dig, give her absolute privacy. I cover just the visible areas with a light sheet. I also make little peek holes so I can monitor progress. Some dig a few test tunnels until they are happy with one. She may sleep in her hole at night. Usually the whole process takes about 1-2 days. You’ll know she’s done when she’s covered her tunnel and sitting in her usual basking spot looking much thinner. The eggs are infertile. Count them and then throw them away...they will rot.
This is how it’s supposed to go. As I said before though, I’m not sure your girl will have the strength for a normal laying.
 

cruz.m

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ok so did I get this right I places the lay bin inside her cage with the play sand moist and leave her alone for how long and after that dig up the eggs and put them on a different container alone or with wat and for how long and in the dark or light ??
I’m assuming they aren’t fertile? It depends how long your chameleon takes, it can take up to a 1 day or more. If you are going to be in the same room you can cover her cage but still allowing air flow for more privacy. After your sure that she’s done you’ll dig them up and throw them out if they’re infertile @MissSkittles basically sais
 

kinyonga

Chameleon Enthusiast
In the condition she's in, I don't think she will be able to lay the eggs or even dig the hole to lay them in...so when you set up the egg laying bin RIGHT NOW, dig a hole for her make sure the sand is moist enough to hold a tunnel.
If she does lay the eggs...after she is done and has tried to fill in the hole, dig them up and count them so we know if she's laying too many and needs to be slowed down.

What supplements have you been using and how often for each? Be very specific...brand...do they contain D3, phosphorous, prEformed or prOformed vitamin A?

In the meantime try to get her to a good chameleon vet.
 

Mrlopez006

New Member
In the condition she's in, I don't think she will be able to lay the eggs or even dig the hole to lay them in...so when you set up the egg laying bin RIGHT NOW, dig a hole for her make sure the sand is moist enough to hold a tunnel.
If she does lay the eggs...after she is done and has tried to fill in the hole, dig them up and count them so we know if she's laying too many and needs to be slowed down.

What supplements have you been using and how often for each? Be very specific...brand...do they contain D3, phosphorous, prEformed or prOformed vitamin A?

In the meantime try to get her to a good chameleon vet.
I hadn’t been
 

ERKleRose

Chameleon Enthusiast
Do you mean you hadn’t been supplementing or handling or both? Read through all of these links and make the necessary changes ASAP, especially The Chameleon Academy (read through all of their modules and veiled profile and listen to as many podcasts as possible, too; they have the most accurate and up-to-date-info), then come back here for any more guidance, questions, more info, etc
https://www.chameleons.info/en/
http://raisingkittytheveiledchameleon.blogspot.com/2007/12/keeping-female-veiled.html
http://www.muchadoaboutchameleons.com/
https://www.chameleonforums.com/care/external-resources/
https://chameleonacademy.com/
https://chameleonacademy.com/chameleon-husbandry-program-getting-started-with-chameleons/
https://chameleonacademy.com/veiled-chameleon-care/
https://chameleonacademy.com/plants/
https://chameleonacademy.com/setting-up-a-chameleon-cage/
http://www.muchadoaboutchameleons.com/2012/04/how-to-set-up-proper-chameleon.html
 

MissSkittles

Chameleon Enthusiast
I hadn’t been
If you haven’t been using any supplements, you most definitely need to get her to a vet, like yesterday! She will not be able to lay these eggs on her own. To wait is only going to prolong her pain and distress and cause her to get weaker. I’m afraid there’s no nice way to put it, but she will die a horrible way if not taken care of promptly.
 

Mrlopez006

New Member
If you haven’t been using any supplements, you most definitely need to get her to a vet, like yesterday! She will not be able to lay these eggs on her own. To wait is only going to prolong her pain and distress and cause her to get weaker. I’m afraid there’s no nice way to put it, but she will die a horrible way if not taken care of promptly.
So the bin I just places for her was for nothing I need to get her to a vet
 

Beman

Chameleon Enthusiast
So the bin I just places for her was for nothing I need to get her to a vet
They were telling you she needed a vet already. This is not us being overly cautious. This is us telling you that she will die without the care she needs.

She looks weak and I seriously doubt she will be able to lay those eggs. And by the looks of her she has a ton of them. More then likely she is eggbound. This kills female chams.

Keep her to her normal light schedule... Whatever it normally is. Stick to that.
 
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