Help! Dubias escaping my chameleon enclosure

Discussion in 'Enclosures And Supplies' started by Mohrsl01, Jul 11, 2018.

  1. Mohrsl01

    Mohrsl01 New Member

    My chameleon won't cup feed anymore he loves to hunt. I feed him Dubia, but some how they are escaping out of my chameleons enclosure. I dont have any substrate on the bottom just 2 large potted plants. My enclosure is hand made that I bought from someone. The screen is just stapled to the wood frame. Any ideas how to keep the dubia in his cage?
     
  2. KippChameleon

    KippChameleon New Member

    Hmm try using a large plastic container so he can climb down to hunt them
     
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  3. jamest0o0

    jamest0o0 Chameleon Enthusiast

    Seal the edges where they're escaping..?
     
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  4. blue_cham

    blue_cham Established Member

    Depending on how far apart the staples are, my guess is squeezing past the screen between staples. Good luck, sound like one of my nightmares
     
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  5. 44937

    44937 Member

    Hot glue gun the seams
     
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  6. 44937

    44937 Member

    Lay down a good sized bead of hot glue and use a flat ice cream popsicle stick to push the glue into the mesh to contact the wood. Otherwise your glue will just harden on top of the mesh and then it's not fun taking it off
     
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  7. Mohrsl01

    Mohrsl01 New Member

    Awesome thank you!
     

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