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Chameleon Diet & Nutritional Information

Chameleons are insectivorous lizards that have a varied diet in the wild largely consisting of two types of animals: insects and invertebrates. These include: Locusts Crickets Worms Slugs Snails Grasshoppers Flies. Larger species, like the Parson’s chameleon, can eat small birds, rodents, and lizards. Some chameleons will also eat plants. This is their main diet…

Are Chameleons Good Pets? The Pros & Cons Of Owning One

When I was thinking of getting a chameleon for a pet I couldn’t decide whether they were a good choice or not. I did lots of research before I got one and have written this post of pros and cons to help answer this question. Are chameleons good pets? Chameleons can be good pets but…

The Best Chameleon Cages In 2022

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…

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,…

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….

50 Cool Chameleon Facts

Everybody knows chameleons can change color but do you really know why they do it? Do you know how fast they can shoot their tongue? Find the answers to these questions and more in this list of 50 cool chameleon facts. 1. Chameleons live in warm habitats Chameleons inhabit warm habitats mainly in sub-Saharan Africa…

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…

11 Essential Accessories & Supplies For A Chameleon Cage

It is said that taking care of pet chameleons is difficult as they need close attention and can easily get ill if you’re not careful. There is a lot of truth to that statement but I strongly believe that many of the health problems a chameleon can suffer are due to poor cage setups. Making…

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Best Cages For Baby Chameleons in 2022

When setting up for a pet chameleon the cage aspect is among the most important parts to get right. As chameleons are more exotic pets it’s difficult for a first time chameleon owner to know what to house them in. I was just as confused as you when I got my first chameleon but I…

5 Weird Ways Chameleons Make Noise

Have you ever wondered whether chameleons make noise? I know I did. I guess you have too otherwise why would you be reading this page!? Well yes, I’m here to tell you that chameleons do indeed make noise but not in ways you might expect. Although I’m not sure how you expect them to make…

Do Chameleons Need A Heat Lamp?

When getting set up for a new pet chameleon there are lots of questions to ask and things to consider. A very important part of these considerations is how to provide heat for a chameleon. They live in hot climates so they’re going to need heat, right? So do chameleons need a heat lamp? It…

Do Chameleons Need Calcium?

Chameleons, like all living creatures, need vitamins and minerals to survive. If you intend on getting a pet chameleon figuring out what a chameleon needs is vital to their health and wellbeing. Do chameleons need calcium? Yes, calcium is absolutely essential to a chameleon’s health. Without it they will suffer serious illnesses that can lead…

Can You Bathe A Chameleon?

Many pets can get quite stinky and require a bath every week or so. You might be thinking about getting a pet chameleon, or maybe you have one already, and you might wonder if it smells and whether you can bathe it to clean them up. Can you bathe a chameleon? You can bathe a…

The 3 Supplements A Pet Chameleon Needs

When owning a pet chameleon you don’t just need to know what to feed it you also need to know what supplements they need. Supplements are critically important for maintaining good health in captive chameleons. What three supplements do pet chameleons need? Chameleons need a calcium supplement that contains no vitamin D3, a calcium supplement…