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Jackson Chameleon Caresheet

Jackson Chameleon



Scientific Name: Chamaeleo jacksonii
Distibution: Kenya, Tanzania, Oahu
Climate: Tropical
Size: 4- 5 inches average
Temperment: Shy animals
Hardiness: Hardy in captivity if set up properly


Special Considerations:
Chameleon are shy animals that do not enjoy handling. provide plenty of climbing areas and lots of foliage for hiding.


Housing: Minimum 3ftx 2ftx 2ft ventilated enclosure
Lighting: UVB flourescent lighting is crucial to health of these animals.
Heating: Use ceramic or incandescent bulbs of appropriate wattage
Temperature/ Humidity: 75- 79 degrees ambient
85 degrees basking
50- 75% humidity
Water: Dripping water
Food: Small to medium crickets, wax worms, butterworms
Calcium/ Vitamins: dust crickets 2x week for adults and verey other feeding for babies and juveniles

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