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Where To Buy A Chameleon – 10 Places To Consider

Hopefully, you’ve been considering and researching for a while before making the decision that you want to buy a chameleon as a pet but you’re not sure where to get one. There are really ten main options where to buy one from. These are: Reptile Fair Big Chain Pet Store Private Chameleon Breeder Private Seller…

Jackson Chameleon Cage Setup Guide

Jackson chameleons are probably the third most popular choice of chameleon to keep as pets. They’re slightly more difficult to keep compared to veiled and panther chameleons but still among the least difficult. They’re also not as widely available as the other two but their more docile nature and horns on the fronts of their…

Panther Chameleon Cage Setup Guide

Second in popularity as a choice of pet chameleon is the panther chameleon. They’re almost as easy to care for as the most popular choice, veiled chameleons, but they’re more colorful than their veiled ancestors and therefore more expensive. They’re also not as widely available but this is changing. Before getting a panther chameleon you…

Veiled Chameleon Cage Setup Guide

By far the most popular choice of chameleon to be kept as a pet is the veiled chameleon, closely followed by the panther chameleon and the Jackson’s chameleon. In fact, veiled chameleons are so popular they are now widely available in chain pet stores like Petco and Petsmart. Before getting a veiled chameleon it’s really…

Best Misting System For Chameleons in 2022

Chameleons need lots of water. Not only do they need it to drink and stay hydrated they also need it for humidity. It’s easy enough to provide this water by just grabbing a spray bottle and misting your chameleon’s cage by hand. This can take quite a lot of time though as it can take…

25 Beautiful Plants That Are Safe For Chameleons

Apart from your pet chameleon itself, plants are the star of the show when it comes to building a beautiful home for your new scaly friend. Veiled, Jackson and Panther chameleons are the main species kept as pets and their natural habitats are covered in lush greenery. The closer you replicate their natural habitat the…

Chameleon Skin Shedding Care Guide

Shedding skin is part of many a reptile’s life and chameleons aren’t exempt from this. When I first saw my chameleon do it I felt a mixture of amazement, anxiety and sympathy. Sure it may look like it’s turning into a mummy with peeling skin but a chameleon shedding is nothing to be alarmed about….

These Lights Are Essential For A Pet Chameleon

When setting up an enclosure for a pet chameleon the most important aspect to get right is its lighting. In fact, it’s absolutely essential for your chameleon’s health, and getting it right will save you lots of trouble down the line. A pet chameleon needs a basking light to provide them with heat and a…

How Much Humidity Do Chameleons Need?

Providing proper humidity levels is critical to your pet chameleon’s health and wellbeing. Improper humidity levels can cause tail rot, poor skin shedding, and digestion issues. How much humidity do chameleons need? Most chameleons need humidity levels of about 50%. Some chameleon species need 60% but 50% humidity is the minimum amount required. Why Do…

Do Chameleons Lay Eggs Or Give Live Birth? Your Questions Answered

When I was considering getting a pet chameleon I did lots of research into their care needs, as any responsible pet owner should. Deciding on whether I should buy a male or female chameleon I wondered about whether or not female chameleons lay eggs? Whether they laid unfertilized eggs? And how often would this happen….