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Building instructions for a double outdoor enclosure

These building instructions belong to an outdoor aviary system we designed and built ourselves, which we use for large chameleons. The materials are from professional aviary construction for birds. As always, we do not...
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Terrarium construction: tips

After building our own chameleon terrariums for about 20 years now, we would like to pass on some experiences that cannot be found in the building instructions. After all, some things you only think...

Pathfinder

Since our website now contains around 200 individual articles, this guide was created to provide an overview. This page explains what can be found where and which topics are sorted where and in which...
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Incubation data

If you want to breed chameleons, there is usually no way around incubating the eggs under controlled conditions. However, for many less commonly kept species, the question is how exactly to incubate? In general,...

Temporary pair bonding

Photo above: A female and a male Furcifer oustaleti during the rainy season, found sitting not far from each other in bushes near Andavadompy in the central highlands Chameleons are considered to be strict...

Gutloading

In terraristics, the term gutloading refers to the enhancement of feeders before feeding them to the chameleon by means of targeted feeding of home-mixed or commercial feeds. Gutloading, as it was originally used in...

Building instructions for a fast, converted outdoor enclosure

If you quickly need a spacious outdoor enclosure for summer but don’t necessarily feel like sawing every part to size yourself, this proposal for an outdoor enclosure is a good choice. The aviary has...
Calumma emelinae female, Moramanga, 2020

Frequently asked questions about taxonomy

Here we have put together a collection of questions and answers that are asked on our pages regarding species descriptions of chameleons. If further questions should fit here, we would be glad about an...
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Using an Egg Monitor

With an egg monitor, the pulse of an embryo still in the egg can be measured during incubation. Originally the Egg Monitor was developed for bird eggs. Most chameleon eggs are significantly smaller than...
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Where to buy?

Once you have clarified what species of chameleon you want to keep and have already prepared a terrarium, an important question arises: Where do you get your chameleon from?   Pet shop Like guinea...