Why is my chameleon pacing?

The normal pattern is one or two days of restless pacing and exploring and then settling in. If your chameleon continues to pace and be restless after two days then there may be something bothering him. It will be then that it is time to re-evaluate each condition and study his behavior.

Whats wrong with my chameleon?

Chameleons are known for their bright colors so if they are a dull, dark, or ashey in color instead of being vibrant, this can indicate your chameleon is sick. Dehydration, skin issues, a low body temperature, lack of UVB rays, malnutrition, stress, and other things can cause your chameleon to have a color change.

Why is my veiled chameleon lethargic?

Common Health Problems Like many lizards, veiled chameleons are prone to respiratory infections, and stress-related ailments. Metabolic bone disease, a result of insufficient UVB light, is another common condition among veiled chameleons. They may appear to have wobbly legs, or become lethargic and have poor appetite.

Are there any juvenile veiled chameleons for sale?

Juvenile Veiled Chameleons are one of the hardiest of all chameleon species making it the perfect choice for a first time chameleon buyer.

What kind of behavior does a veiled chameleon have?

Behavior of veiled chameleons. A veiled chameleon Chamaeleo calyptratus is a pretty calm animal. It will not make any sudden moves and cannot walk that fast. Just to trick you though, they will walk much slower when they know they are being watched than when they believe they are alone.

Is it OK to feed a veiled chameleon?

By feeding your chameleon by hand and handling it carefully you increase the chance that it will grow up more docile and tame. This is also better for the chameleon, as it will be less stressed when it does need to be handled. An adult female veiled chameleon showing with her colors and throat that she does not want to be approached.

What happens if you pick up a chameleon?

Some chameleons will even bite you or threaten to bite you. If you handle your chameleon often since a young age it will generally accept being handled more easily. A chameleon will not like being picked up in your hand and will respond better to you coaxing it onto your hand to move it.

Juvenile Veiled Chameleons are one of the hardiest of all chameleon species making it the perfect choice for a first time chameleon buyer.

What should I do with my veiled chameleon?

Not only it bores out your chameleon (who doesn’t have much to do inside its tank in the first place) but also it limits the amount of nutrition the chameleon receives. So, always remember to mix up your chameleon’s diet from time to time. Also, use wax worms as a once in a while treat.

What should the temperature be in a veiled chameleon tank?

The tank should always have an ambient temperature of 72° – 80° Fahrenheit (22°C – 26°C). There should be a hot spot in the tank providing 85° – 95ۜ° Fahrenheit for the chameleon to bask. These heat bulbs will also work as light sources. Veiled chameleons need UV lighting in captivity.

What kind of plants do veiled chameleons eat?

Plants, Veggies, and Fruits 1 Okra 2 Zucchini 3 Bell peppers 4 Carrots 5 Cucumbers 6 Watercress 7 Sweet potato 8 Butternut Squash 9 Mustard greens 10 Turnip greens