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The cage & the animal

“Free range” and chameleons inside the living room

Again and again, pictures pop off in the world wide web showing chameleons “free-roaming” inside the living room, optionally in kitchen, sleeping room or at the balcony, too. In most cases, the animals sit...
Nebel über Ranomafana

Fog and foggers

What is fog? Fog is actually nothing more than a cloud hanging very close above the ground. It occurs when the temperature of the air and the dew point are almost the same. Fog...
Wasserfall in Ranomafana

Fountains and waterfalls

The pet shop offers a variety of colourful boxes with indoor fountains, small waterfalls or terrarium fountains. Many chameleon keepers expect a beautiful terrarium decoration from waterfalls and fountains, which also encourages drinking. This...
Zierkork Rückwand

Back walls in the terrarium

Design of back walls in the terrarium Most terrariums have plain back walls when they are built or bought – “back wall” here means all sides of a terrarium that do not consist of...

Cohabitation

Chameleons among each other Most chameleons, e.g. Furcifer pardalis, can only be kept individually, as they are very aggressive within the species. Pairings are often only possible for the duration of the pairing itself....
Lousiana Moos im Parsons Terrarium

Climbing possibilities and decoration

Before a terrarium can be occupied by its new occupant, it needs suitable furnishings. In addition to living substrate, back wall, and living plants and needs a chameleon terrarium especially one thing: climbing opportunities....
Kirindy Habitat Brookesia brygooi

Soil and substrate

Actually, it is quite simple with the soil: Here, too, it is best to orientate yourself on the natural habitat of the chameleons in Madagascar. This article mainly explains the bioactive substrate, its components...
Pflanzenschädlinge (2) Wollläuse

Plant pests

Almost everyone in the terrarium will sooner or later become acquainted with them: Small pests on plants that let their hosts die slowly and leave unsightly, greasy traces or webs in the terrarium. Many...

Dripper

In the picture: 1 protective caps, 2 ventilation hole, 3 drip chamber, 4 roller clamp Drippers are perfect to ensure your chameleon’s water supply inside a cage. In a well equipped cage with soil...
Kotabsatz Furcifer petteri, 2013 im Montagne d'Ambre

Feces and urates

Feces and urates In contrast to humans, dogs, cats, and other mammals, chameleons do not release liquid urine. Instead, they produce so-called urate, which consists of the salts of uric acid. Urat is a...