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I got a new veiled chameleon and he is healthy. I was just
Hi I got a new veiled chameleon and he is healthy. I was just wondering how often I should be coating insects in calcium powder? Should it be daily or another frequency? I see conflicting information … read more
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my chameleon's recently fell from a height of about a foot to a foot and a half, and afterward she chose to stay near the bottom of her enclosure. she would hang on vines toward the bottom, and only v… read more
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I have had my Jackson chameleon for about 2 months he has
Second opinion] I have had my Jackson chameleon for about 2 months he has not shed. And now for the past couple of days he has had one eye closed and now his other eye is looking like it's starting to… read more
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My veiled chameleon, 17 month old started laying her first
My veiled chameleon, 17 month old started laying her first clutch 3 days ago. She has so far laid a total of 9 in 3 days and I'm worried she is dying. She looks pale, her eyes are sinking a bit, she s… read more
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My chameleon might be dying. She/he I got yesterday and it
she/he I got yesterday and it was a Loud stressful day today so I think its because of stress but I am scared… read more
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I have a 3-4 week old baby chameleon that's had one eye
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He's lethargic and stays at bottom of terrarium, Biscuit
He's lethargic and stays at bottom of terrarium JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Veterinarian will know how to help the reptile. What is the reptile's name… read more
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Joan
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I just got a veiled chameleon a couple of weeks ago and have
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Anna
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I have a chameleon, or actually my son does. He is a juvenile
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Joan
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I have a veiled chameleon that is probably only a few weeks
I have a veiled chameleon that is probably only a few weeks old. I purchased a set-up that is quite elaborate (ie. 2' x 2' x 3' meshed cage, heat lamp & UVB lamp, water fountain and a lot of artificia… read more
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My veiled chameleon was just laying lifeless when I came home
My veiled chameleon was just laying lifeless when I came home this afternoon. He was very active last night and still asleep when I left to go to work this morning. Any ideas?… read more
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My chameleon is so sick! I dont have any reptile vets in
My chameleon is so sick! I don't have any reptile vets in my area and am desperate for an answer! We left on a week vacation and left a neighbor boy in charge of our chameleon. He didn't mist the cham… read more
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Anna
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i have a almost 6 month old newtons veiled chameleon and i
i have a almost 6 month old newtons veiled chameleon and i woke up this morning and look at his tail and it looks dried up and brown almost like it rusted for about an inch. is that something they do … read more
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My Panther Chameleon has crust in and around the eyes and mouth
My Panther Chameleon has crust in and around the eyes and mouth and sunken eyes? What can I do?… read more
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Our chameleon developed swollen eye on the left side. It bulges
Our chameleon developed swollen eye on the left side. It bulges and closes it eye. It also opens his mouth and the mucus around the mouth seems a little thick. He has been eating a good diet of gut-lo… read more
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Joan
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him hoping that if there was something bothering him it would flush
I have a Senegal Chameleon. First he kept 1 eye flat. I've been misting him hoping that if there was something bothering him it would flush out of the eye. Now the eye seems more distended than usual,… read more
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I have a baby veiled chameleon and he is not looking as good
I have a baby veiled chameleon and he is not looking as good over the last two days. He seems shaky on his legs and some clumsiness with his feet/arms. He has UVA/UVB now but we just started full spec… read more
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I have a veiled chameleon and the bottom of his tail is tunring
I have a veiled chameleon and the bottom of his tail is tunring black. Do you have any idea why or if it is going to die?… read more
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