I have a 4 month old nosy-be chameleon. Lately he has been sleeping a whole lot and he doesn't open his eyes often. Is this common? Can something be wrong with him? I have seen him drinking his water and eating. We have a UVB light on all day for him as well as a basking light. At night we use a heat lamp for him. Could he be sick or is he just lazy? I am real concerned. We have fake branches in his cage along with a real ficus plant. Right now since he is so small we feed him gut loaded crickets. His cage size is a 18 L x 12 W x 20 H.
could be dehydration...does your cage have a screen top/??? thats not good if you want to keep in humidity....it could be too much uv but i don't think so....it could just be uptight....how do you aproch it??like a hawk??the cage needs different temps for the cham to choose from...do the eyes look ok??are you cooking it?..too much heat...does he drink a lot of water???like maybe too much....these are things to think about..most likely dehydration though....good luck...billy
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