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RE: One more question

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Posted by: kinyonga at Fri May 2 13:27:55 2008  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by kinyonga ]  
   

You said..."Can chameleons "overeat"? I've been feeding him 10-15 crickets (1wk size) twice a day, and he's gobbling them all up in good time. Should I put more in, and let him feed until he's full, or regulate his eating by only offering a certain number of crickets?"...generally what I do is put in as many crickets as the chameleon will eat in a couple of minutes. At this age there is less to be concerned about with overfeeding the chameleon. You can see when its getting fat...and if that starts to happen just cut back a bit on the feeding. I'm more careful with females.

You said.."I've also put in some small pieces of lettuce and apple, but haven't seen him munching down yet. The plants inside are ficus and pothos, so I'm guessing he could eat those too should he get the munchies really bad"...generally they don't start eating the vegetables or plants until they are about 5 months old...and even then, not all of them do.


   

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