Sick Chameleon?

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This is my two year old male panther and the past couple of days I have noticed that his colors are kind of dark and I have caught him with his eyes closed during the day. I know this is a huge sign of sickness or stress but I don’t understand what could be wrong with him. He has a bathing spot, a UV light and a misting water source. I have seen him drink and eat so I think that I’d a good sign. The main thing is definitely his eyes closing during the day. Can someone please give me some advice I am really worried about him.
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Beman

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This is my two year old male panther and the past couple of days I have noticed that his colors are kind of dark and I have caught him with his eyes closed during the day. I know this is a huge sign of sickness or stress but I don’t understand what could be wrong with him. He has a bathing spot, a UV light and a misting water source. I have seen him drink and eat so I think that I’d a good sign. The main thing is definitely his eyes closing during the day. Can someone please give me some advice I am really worried about him.View attachment 303832
Hi there. When was the last time you replaced the UVB bulb? What supplementation do you have him on and what is the schedule?
 
His supplementation I am using right now is Repashy Superfoods Calcium Plus. His feeding schedule is every other day about 7-10 super worms (sometimes he isn’t really hungry). It’s been a while since I have replaced the UVB bulb so maybe that’s it.
 

Beman

Chameleon Enthusiast
His supplementation I am using right now is Repashy Superfoods Calcium Plus. His feeding schedule is every other day about 7-10 super worms (sometimes he isn’t really hungry). It’s been a while since I have replaced the UVB bulb so maybe that’s it.
So I would replace his UVB bulb. See if that helps. Sometimes the repashy calcium plus can be a bit much for them. Some have issues with it and some do not. So I would say if the UVB being replaced does not perk him up then we need to have you fill out the husbandry form and look into all details.

But eyes closed is typically linked to UVB and supplementation... Additionally illness can cause eyes to be closed but he looks good physically.
 

ERKleRose

Chameleon Enthusiast
Superworms also should only be used as treats, I’ve attached feeder and gutload sheets below. What’s the brand, strength, and age of his UVB bulb, and what is the distance from his basking spot to his UVB bulb?
 

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