Is this normal ???

It's not entirely abnormal, but it should be avoided if possible for risk of foot damage, which is usually permanent. When seeing cage climbers, I always prescribe more vegetation on vines inside the cage.

If they are only hanging under the bulb, then I suggest using a digital probed thermometer on their basking area branches to find the temperature. If the temp is low then the chameleon could be trying to heat up more.
 

marxous

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she only did it for about 30 seconds and was moving the sntire time. i think / hope she was just playing. I thought it was cute :)
 

Cherron

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often this is a behavior associated with gravid females.. may want to keep an eye out if your cham is female ;)
 

marxous

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she's doing it again :p, the thing is that shes only like 4 mos old, i dont hink they become gravid at this age do they???

In any case, her hands shake a little when she s climbing... from what i know about dragons, this could be a sign of metabolic bone disease... HOWEVER, i am giving her plenty of calcium and plenty of vitamins, shes under a strip 8.0 uv light, and in her basking spot there is another 5.0 uv light they're both reptiglow brand and brand new. i mist her 3x a day, shes a veiled btw. so i really do not know what to do! hopefully it'll pass, the only thing is if it is developign now, then it will only get worse with growth... strange?!
 

marxous

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and she moves around all the time like any healthy cham would! should i be giving her more food maybe? shes eating about 10 small a day... ?
 

evertech11

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the trembling might just be stress on the muscles in her legs, have you ever tried walking upside down and hanging on by ur toes?
 
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