My name is ***** ***** I have been a Vet tech for 35+ years and have worked with Reptiles for over 40 years.
Can you tell me about the enclosure?
UVB light, linear tube or compact coil, strength brand and age?
Temps in basking area, and ambient temp?
Please tell me more about the bulb. I have never seen walmart carry a UVB bulb and I am afraid you may not have the proper lighting.
That is not a UVB bulb. That is just a plain bulb tat is for a fish tank. A UVB that you need is a Reptisun 10.0 linear tube. It works with a daily calcium supplement to metabolize calcium into Vit D3 in the body. Without the UVB your Chameleon most likely has MBD and that is why the weakness in the limbs:
THe chameleon needs this bulb and a basking light for Reptiles. You will need to set it up inside the enclosure so the Chameleon gets the maxium UVB possile, the basking light can go above to create a basking area of 90*F.
The chameleon will also need to be seen by a Herp Vet for a special calcium supplement to jusmstart recovery.
I also suggest you start calcium poweder at least 5 days a week on prey.
If you do not have a Herp Vet, I can locate some for you with a State or Country.
It is imperative to get the proper lighting and supplements as soon as possible.
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