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Metabolic Bone Disease in Chameleons

By Snaketracks / July 18, 2021

Metabolic Bone Disease is a common issue amongst reptiles, chameleons being one of the most affected. Metabolic Bone Disease (MBD), also known as Nutritional Secondary HyperParathyroidism (NSHP), is a disorder in which the bones of a chameleon become malformations due to the lack of necessary Calcium or Vitamin D3. Calcium is needed to keep their […]

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Best Pet Chameleons for Beginners

By Snaketracks / July 9, 2021

If you’ve been wonder what the best pet chameon is, then you’ve come to the right place. Below we break down the top 10 Chameleons for beginners as pets. One cool thing they are known for is that they can change their colors depending on their environment and mood. It’s one of the best parts […]

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Flap-necked Chameleon

By Snaketracks / July 9, 2021

Flap-necked Chameleons are an arboreal chamelon found in Sub-saharan Africa. There are a total of 8 subspecies or variants of this chameleon. Care for Flap-necked chameleons can be challenging, but they are pretty easy to find and make rewarding pets if you’re willing to put the time into caring for their needs. Chameleons are a […]

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Oustalet’s Chameleon

By Snaketracks / June 28, 2021

Oustalet’s Chameleon care will require you to consider their large size and environmental needs. This species in particular will require a lot of space and food. You must be ready to be attentive to all your chameleon’s needs, which means you want to do proper research before even considering getting one.  They are not simple […]

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Meller’s Chameleon

By Snaketracks / June 28, 2021

To care for your Meller’s Chameleon, you must be ready to be attentive to its needs, which means you want to do proper research before even considering getting one.  They have difficult alternating temperatures and humidity levels that need to be carefully watched and taken care of. They will need a longer shower in the […]

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Four-horned Chameleon

By Snaketracks / June 28, 2021

Four-horned Chameleons are quite difficult to care for due to their very specific humidity and temperature needs. This is why we don’t recommend beginner or intermediate keepers to attempt to care for them. You must be ready to be attentive to all your chameleon’s needs, which means you want to do proper research before even […]

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Fischer’s Chameleon

By Snaketracks / June 28, 2021

Fischer’s Chameleon care requires a very specific environment and tall enclosures for a proper upbringing. It is tough for them to thrive in captivity without these specific conditions, which is why we don’t usually recommend them as a pet for first-timers. You must be ready to be attentive to all your chameleon’s needs, which means […]

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Petters Chameleon

By Snaketracks / June 28, 2021

Petters Chameleon care means high enclosures, lots of plants for climbing, multiple daily mistings, and a home that is just right for them to live a happy, healthy life. Since their care is so particular, we don’t recommend chameleons for absolute beginner reptile keepers. If it will be your first time keeping a chameleon, it […]

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Senegal Chameleon

By Snaketracks / June 28, 2021

Senegal Chameleon care can be somewhat daunting if you are a beginner since they have high-humidity requirements that need to be met in order for them to have a long, healthy life. Chameleons are also susceptible to dying of stress-related diseases, which can also be a big issue for new keepers or enthusiasts. Most chameleons […]

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How Much Do Chameleons Cost?

By Snaketracks / May 7, 2021

How Much Do Chameleons Cost? Before you adopt/acquire a chameleon, you need to consider the costs that come along. The costs aren’t just the initial price of the reptile but also its upkeep and tank setup. You may even need to add vet fees into the cost. So just how much do chameleons cost? In […]

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