My cham like to hang from his tail while sleeping?

jojackson

New Member
It's a little unusual, they generally roll up the tail while sleeping and make themselves as small as possible. could be its caught active when the lights go out?
Does the room go from light to total darkness? Try leaving a dim lamp on after lights out for 20 mins, see if it doesn't find a more natural sleeping position. :)
 

kaylie

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I have my tortoise in the same room. Chams lights go off first, 5 min later torts lights go off. Gives him a little time to find a spot if he needs it but he's already "in bed" before his lights turn off anyway, he's got it down. But that's an idea if you have another animal that uses lights.
 

sdheli420

Established Member
maybe you just have some sort of vampire chameleon??lol (upside down sleeping was odd enough i thought..):p
 

Picasso123

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Here he is just before lights out.

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CalaMala

Member
How long have you had him? My veiled slept upside down hanging from the top of his cage for the first two nights. I checked on him all night, in fear he would fall but he hung there til lights went back on??
 

CalaMala

Member
Maybe try moving a vine there. Maybe that is his favorite spot for the warmth or night chill but there is no where to put his feet. Put a branch or vine and see if he will move to it. It's worth a shot :eek:
 

Carissa642

New Member
That's sooooo funny. I just caught my chameleon doing the same thing today! I was literally about to post a thread with pictures of him doing it.
 

Perceus

New Member
My little one has some strange positions too. Strange how they can sleep like that...doesnt seem very relaxing.
 

swordfish1030

New Member
I recently watched a video about Chameleons in Madagascar. and It pointed out
that in the wild they prefer to sleep in a stable safe location, often far out on a branch.

?? Maybe he simply doesn't feel comfortable with the locations he has inside your cage ?? what if you moved a few things around and see if this helps..

Just a thought, I wish you and yours the best.
 
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