Just got my panther chameleon

Aidancfol

Member
I have had him since Tuesday now does almost 2 days he came over night but he has been sleeping a lot? I’m not that concerned I know he’s stressed but should I start to worry?
 

AnamCara

Chameleon Enthusiast
Sleeping with lights on is concerning. Please post photos of the chameleon and your setup.

I would also suggest filling out the health form pinned at the top of the Health Clinic named "how to ask for help"
 

Aidancfol

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AnamCara

Chameleon Enthusiast
If you just got him -- a vet appointment is recommended. At least to have a fecal test done. I would put more branches and foliage in that enclosure. Is there a linear bulb on the top?

I really suggest filling this form out -- it can help fine-tune the husbandry:

Chameleon Info:
  • Your Chameleon - The species, sex, and age of your chameleon. How long has it been in your care?
  • Handling - How often do you handle your chameleon?
  • Feeding - What are you feeding your cham? What amount? What is the schedule? How are you gut-loading your feeders?
  • Supplements - What brand and type of calcium and vitamin products are you dusting your feeders with and what is the schedule?
  • Watering - What kind of watering technique do you use? How often and how long to you mist? Do you see your chameleon drinking?
  • Fecal Description - Briefly note colors and consistency from recent droppings. Has this chameleon ever been tested for parasites?
  • History - Any previous information about your cham that might be useful to others when trying to help you.

Cage Info:
  • Cage Type - Describe your cage (Glass, Screen, Combo?) What are the dimensions?
  • Lighting - What brand, model, and types of lighting are you using? What is your daily lighting schedule?
  • Temperature - What temp range have you created (cage floor to basking spot)? Lowest overnight temp? How do you measure these temps?
  • Humidity - What are your humidity levels? How are you creating and maintaining these levels? What do you use to measure humidity?
  • Plants - Are you using live plants? If so, what kind?
  • Placement - Where is your cage located? Is it near any fans, air vents, or high traffic areas? At what height is the top of the cage relative to your room floor?
  • Location - Where are you geographically located?

Current Problem - The current problem you are concerned about.

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Please Note:
  1. The more details you provide the better and more accurate help you will receive.
  2. Photos can be very helpful.
 
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