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Anna, Reptile Expert, Biologist
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Experience:  Have owned turtles, snakes, amphibians, and lizards. Study and provide habitat for wild herps.
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I have an 8 month veiled chameleon who I think has developed

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I have an 8 month veiled chameleon who I think has developed MB Bone disease her hind quarters aren't working can grab my finger but not enough strength to climb with back legs. Pretty recent developments can I save her with calcium supplements and where and what do I buy. I am giving her plenty of water by eye dropper but she is getting more lathergic I have a great set up giving her gut fed crickets and she has a UV lamp that came with my kit I have tried very hard to keep her safe but have failed
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Reptile
Expert:  Joan replied 9 months ago.
Hello,My name is ***** ***** I have been a Vet tech for 30+ years with special interest in reptiles and reptile rescue.Can you tell me if you have a screen enclosure or a tank?Auto Mister?Diet?Have you given any supplements at all?How old is the UVB bulb, linear tube or compact coil, strength and brand?State to locate a Herp Vet?Joan