30% Ebook Price Drop

Author: David Pyke

  • Chameleon Husbandry: Cage Cleaning & Maintenance

    Chameleon Husbandry: Cage Cleaning & Maintenance

    A chameleon cage is spot cleaned daily to remove any poop, dead insects and other mess. Substrate needs to be changed, and any surfaces wiped down weekly. The whole cage should be emptied and disinfected once or twice a year. How often to clean a chameleon’s cage There are three frequencies of cleaning that need…

  • Chameleon Care Guide: Dehydration

    Chameleon Care Guide: Dehydration

    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 a leading cause of death in pet chameleons. Causes By far the most common cause of dehydration is not being knowledgeable about how…

  • Chameleon Health: Not Eating

    Chameleon Health: Not Eating

    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…

  • Chameleon Health: 14 Ways They Get Sick

    Chameleon Health: 14 Ways They Get Sick

    According to a survey of vets in the United Kingdom, the number one cause of illness in chameleons is poor husbandry. Martin Whitehead, an expert herpetologist at Chipping Norton Veterinary Hospital who conducted the survey, said: ‘We can conclude pretty safely that there is high mortality among pet reptiles, and much of that morbidity and…

  • Chameleon Nutrition: Fruits & Vegetables

    Chameleon Nutrition: Fruits & Vegetables

    According to Marie Kubiak, an expert in exotic animal medicine, chameleons can eat vegetables and often eat plant matter in the wild. Fruit, however, should be kept to a minimum They also consume whatever plant matter remains undigested in the body of the insects they eat. Fruits & Vegetables Chameleons Can Eat The list of…

  • The 3 Best Pet Chameleons For Beginners

    The 3 Best Pet Chameleons For Beginners

    When thinking about getting a pet chameleon, the most exciting question you’ll find yourself asking is what type chameleon shall I get? There are over 180 different species to choose from! Very few of them are suitable for keeping as pets, though, and fewer still are suitable for beginners. The best chameleon species a beginner…

  • Chameleon Husbandry: Cage Setup

    Chameleon Husbandry: Cage Setup

    The instructions in this guide apply if you have a Veiled, Panther or Jackson’s chameleon. While their care requirements may differ slightly, the general setup for any of these species is the same. Before you begin setting up the cage environment, please make sure you either have all the equipment you need or are at…

  • Keeping Chameleons With Dogs, Cats & Other Pets

    Keeping Chameleons With Dogs, Cats & Other Pets

    I was always content with having just my chameleon as a pet. I sometimes wish I had a dog too, but my living arrangements won’t allow it. Lots of people have dogs and cats living together, and some people might want to add a chameleon to their family of four legged friends, but is this…

  • 8 Amazing Facts About Chameleon Eyes

    8 Amazing Facts About Chameleon Eyes

    A chameleon’s eyes are one of its defining features. Everybody has seen how they bulge out the side of a chameleon’s head and appear to swivel about in all directions, but fewer people know precisely how their eyes work and what makes them so unique. Here are 8 amazing facts about a chameleon’s eyes that…

  • Chameleon Behavior: What To Expect

    Chameleon Behavior: What To Expect

    Chameleons are generally shy, cautious and solitary creatures. While they’re not generally vicious, they can put on aggressive displays if they feel threatened and can bite if those displays are ignored. Chameleons are not cuddly pets and would prefer to be left alone rather than be held. General Behavior Chameleons are solitary creatures. As humans,…