Author: Dave

  • Why Do Chameleons Puff Up?

    Why Do Chameleons Puff Up?

    We all know the defining characteristics of chameleons. They change color, they have rotating eyes and long tongues. A less recognized characteristic is their ability to puff themselves up. So why do chameleons puff up? Chameleons will puff up because something in their immediate environment is causing it to feel stressed. This puffing up display […]

  • Best Chameleon Lights In 2022

    Best Chameleon Lights In 2022

    Apart from food and water, light is the most important thing to get right when setting up a pet chameleon’s habitat. Get the wrong lights and a chameleon’s health will go downhill extremely quickly. If any mistakes in lighting aren’t fixed quickly then it’s likely that damage to a chameleon’s health caused by these mistakes […]

  • How To Clean A Chameleon Cage: Items You Need For The Job

    How To Clean A Chameleon Cage: Items You Need For The Job

    Owning a pet chameleon comes with its own unique set of responsibilities. Not only are they housed differently from other pets their cages are cleaned differently too. From my own first-hand experience, I can tell you that cleaning a chameleon cage is a pretty simple task but one that requires consistency. How to clean a […]

  • Chameleon Dehydration Care Guide

    Chameleon Dehydration Care Guide

    Dehydration in chameleons is the most common health problem they can have, particularly in captive chameleons. It’s so common that I felt it deserved a dedicated post to it because it’s also the leading cause of death in pet chameleons. What causes chameleon dehydration? By far the most common cause of dehydration is not being […]

  • Why Is My Chameleon Not Eating?  How To Stop Worrying About It

    Why Is My Chameleon Not Eating? How To Stop Worrying About It

    Every chameleon keeper at some stage goes through a period of their chameleon not eating. This can be a pretty worrying time if you can’t work out the reasons why they’re not eating even when everything else in your chameleon’s setup looks fine. Chameleons will stop eating for a variety of reasons ranging from completely […]

  • 14 Ways Chameleons Get Sick – Disease Symptoms You Need To Know

    14 Ways Chameleons Get Sick – Disease Symptoms You Need To Know

    Chameleons are more difficult to care for than most other pets. This isn’t only due to their unique care and husbandry requirements of certain lights, cage types, sizes and so on. It’s also due to the fact chameleons can get sick pretty easily if these specific requirements aren’t taken care of. Of course, an animal […]

  • The 3 Best Chameleon Cages To Consider (2023 Update)

    The 3 Best Chameleon Cages To Consider (2023 Update)

    So you’re researching what you need to have for a pet chameleon and you’ve reached the part where you need to decide what cage is best to house your pet in. Getting the cage correct is as important as knowing what lights they need and the food they eat. The right choice now will save […]

  • 30 Awesome Panther Chameleon Facts

    30 Awesome Panther Chameleon Facts

    Panther chameleons are up there with the most colorful of all chameleon species. Oh? You already know this? Well OK! But I bet you don’t know who first discovered them do you? Well, that fact and 29 other awesome facts are contained in this handy list for you to enjoy. 1. Panther Chameleons Are From […]

  • Chameleons Can Eat These Fruits & Vegetables

    Chameleons Can Eat These Fruits & Vegetables

    Chameleons are insectivores. This means that almost their entire diet is made up of insects. However, they also sometimes supplement their diet with fruits and vegetables. They also consume whatever plant matter remains undigested in the body of the insects they eat All chameleons can eat fruits and vegetables but only some are beneficial to […]

  • What You Need To Know About Baby Chameleons – Care & Info

    What You Need To Know About Baby Chameleons – Care & Info

    There are lots of really cute baby things in the world but for me, few things are cuter than a baby chameleon. Seeing how cute a baby chameleon is might make you want to get one for a pet or maybe you have one already? Either way it’s important to realize baby chameleons are cute, […]