New chameleon

Hello again
I have some good news and some bad news
The good news is my chameleon started shedding which is something i've been waiting for as soon as i got her because she had some stains on her body which i left to fall when she's shedding however the bad news is she started sleeping during the day which i know is a really terrible sign but for my case i think it's simply because my chameleon is overheating temperature in my area reach up 47C but in the enclosure itself (outside enclosure as you probebly know) it reaches up to 42 if i'm being dumb and forgetting to do the things that cool it like filling the dripper, misting etc i find her in the grass if that happens
And when i do those things it drops down to about 37-39C but even when i do that she still has her eyes closed which makes me really anxious that it is a health problem what do you think?
Oh also her mouth problem is probebly mouth rot sadly i figured it out way too late as you can see from her mouth but i'm cleaning it these days and i think i remember someone said that betadine is good for it is that right?
 

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Hello again
I have some good news and some bad news
The good news is my chameleon started shedding which is something i've been waiting for as soon as i got her because she had some stains on her body which i left to fall when she's shedding however the bad news is she started sleeping during the day which i know is a really terrible sign but for my case i think it's simply because my chameleon is overheating temperature in my area reach up 47C but in the enclosure itself (outside enclosure as you probebly know) it reaches up to 42 if i'm being dumb and forgetting to do the things that cool it like filling the dripper, misting etc i find her in the grass if that happens
And when i do those things it drops down to about 37-39C but even when i do that she still has her eyes closed which makes me really anxious that it is a health problem what do you think?
Oh also her mouth problem is probebly mouth rot sadly i figured it out way too late as you can see from her mouth but i'm cleaning it these days and i think i remember someone said that betadine is good for it is that right?
I just noticed something else i saw her closing one eye while the other is open i researched eye problems and it says that's a sign of vitamin A deficiency or is it something else?
 
Holy cow, that’s wayyy too hot. In general we say 28C at basking spot till 15-16 during the night. At least a minimum 10 degrees difference between day and night. With temps I bet her dehydration goes too fast. And also infection will benefit from it and will grow even stronger. Can’t you get her inside? This is an extreme case which difficult to regulate. I’m terrible sorry for the both of you. Hopefully you get something arranged for her. Correct, one closed could be supplement related.
 
Holy cow, that’s wayyy too hot. In general we say 28C at basking spot till 15-16 during the night. At least a minimum 10 degrees difference between day and night. With temps I bet her dehydration goes too fast. And also infection will benefit from it and will grow even stronger. Can’t you get her inside? This is an extreme case which difficult to regulate. I’m terrible sorry for the both of you. Hopefully you get something arranged for her. Correct, one closed could be supplement related.
This is saudi arabia in summer my friend at night the temperature does drop to 33C near dawn i can get her inside but i have no uvb bulb and i don't think i can get one at the moment so it would only build up mbd i will try to take her outside in the early morning to get some direct sunlight for an hour or so and get her inside at noon i think this is the best i can do
 
This is saudi arabia in summer my friend at night the temperature does drop to 33C near dawn i can get her inside but i have no uvb bulb and i don't think i can get one at the moment so it would only build up mbd i will try to take her outside in the early morning to get some direct sunlight for an hour or so and get her inside at noon i think this is the best i can do
I know, but still that’s hot 😅 🥵
That would be my advice as well, 1 hour in the morning and maybe later in the day 1 hour if temps would drop. I would expect a bit more desert climate, massive temperature drops at night. Natural light is always better than artificial.
 
I know, but still that’s hot 😅 🥵
That would be my advice as well, 1 hour in the morning and maybe later in the day 1 hour if temps would drop. I would expect a bit more desert climate, massive temperature drops at night. Natural light is always better than artificial.
The temperature only drops when near dawn it says hot until like 11pm i can get that morning hour only
 
It’s a bit of a triage:
The heat will be more lethal than less uvb And don’t forgot 1 hour real sun does more than hours under an uvb light. I would go for this option, unless some other member can substantiate a better option.
Lots of people let also melt ice cubes on top of the enclosure, but with this temps it’s only seconds 😅
 
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