so when he 1 years old or more he will turn to blue or stay blue-green like this? i see he is kinda green now. or optical illusion? haha,idk exactly its a blue or green.
It is tough to say how he is going to mature (1 to 3 years from now). He could become more blue with age. Seems like he is on the green side now with some hints of blue.
yes you will get a cross. some mite not like crosses but people will usually get the males for color and keep them as pets ,not for usual breeding purposes. and i can imagine it being tough trying to find homes for the female crosses...it woulod be fun though....
they are all the same species but you will get some color variation.
IMHO opninion try JIM from chameleon company. the prices are pretty good and you get a nice variation to it. if you plan to get a female.
If it's too expensive to buy a female, it's too expensive for you to breed. JMO. Babies cost more than adult females if you have an averaged sized clutch and you give optimum care.
I believe this thread is an offshoot of one of the pardalis morph discussions that have been happening the last day or so. First of all I must say I have not kept up with all of them so my apologies if I'm repeating something. Secondly I have not finished my coffee.
Back in the day Nosy Be imports were green and anybody that I know who has been to the island report that as well. (That's been mentioned in this thread here already) I assume that fresh Nosy Be imports should be green. Interestingly enough, there was a discussion on a different list where the captive bred offspring of normally green lizards are often blue or bluish green because of a lack of carotenoids in the captive diet. We certainly know more now about proper husbandry and nutrition and we are using high carotenoid foods in our gutload but is it enough to maintain the green wild type colouration through successive generations. Has our limited captive diet of insects and supplements (both sources of nutrients and minerals) for chameleons affected the look and colour of captive bred panthers.
And you realize my male is a WC from Nosy Be, and as you can see he was green and then aged to blue?