Carpet Chameleon – a small family pet lizards. Its easy to keep at home. Small animal has an unusual variegated coloring. small size body (about twenty centimeters). The backrest is slightly raised, has a small crest, which runs through the entire spine. The tail is long, curved. In the wild, the life expectancy of carpet chameleon no more than one year. But in captivity, he can expect to live twice, even three times longer. Females differ from males in body coloring. The color scheme of female individuals is much brighter. chameleon size depends on the environment. For example, in the warm regions of much larger animals. Another distinctive feature of the sexes is the tail of the chameleon. In males, it is a little thicker.
They live in carpet chameleon mainly on the island of Madagascar. They can be seen in the woods, overgrown savannas, grasslands, plantations even.
Chameleons – aggressive animals. This feature is particularly evident in the relationship between the different species of animals. If you decide to purchase this exotic animal, hold it alone. Breeding chameleons home is allowed. By responsible business should be approached with extreme caution. A female holding a male. If the female is not reacted mottled coloring on the partner, so he liked her. The process of fertilization of the female lasts about twenty minutes. Perhaps the sexual act is over quickly. “A couple of” hot Seat the After mating. Otherwise, it may be a conflict in which one of the affected animals. Two months after mating, the female begins to lay eggs in the soil. Two weeks after laying, the female can again engage in sex. Eggs are desirably removed to a separate container filled with earth. The air temperature must be at least twenty degrees. Soil can also be cold. Over time, the temperature was decreased to ten degrees. Do it gradually. The embryos must be tempered, and not die. Do not forget to maintain proper moisture balance. Kids hatch three months after laying eggs. In winter, the breed animals hibernate. In warm areas such behavior was not observed.
may contain chameleons in small terrariums. The main thing that creature felt roomy, comfortable. The bottom is littered with a thick ball of a special substrate. Since the heat-loving animals, it requires special care. Above the house your pet arrange lamps with ultraviolet radiation. Daytime temperature should be about twenty-five degrees, the lamp can not use at night. Daily moisturize the air in the terrarium. Sprinkling the bottom wall of the water drops. This procedure is recommended in the morning. As feed, use of cockroaches, beetles. They also eat green food (spinach, lettuce, dandelion leaves). Insects can be purchased at a pet store. Carpet Chameleon eats a lot. So feed him every day. Drink animals ordinary water. At the bottom of the cage, place a sustainable capacity in water. But as chameleons do not like to drink, you need to water them occasionally violently. The main thing is not to overdo. In the mouth, pour a few drops. For ease of use the syringe, pipette.