Reptile Forums - View Single Post - Where to put the Vivarium
View Single Post
  #4 (permalink)  
Old 08-12-2012, 10:13 PM
Ophexis's Avatar
Ophexis Ophexis is offline
Postaholic Member
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Lincoln
Posts: 12,631
Send a message via MSN to Ophexis

Originally Posted by abjsnakes View Post
Conservatories tend to get too hot on sunny spring/summer days (especially if you're using glass instead of mesh) and far too cold in the winter. A heat mat is useless for a chameleon as they only heat what is touching them and do not increase air temperature, a ceramic on a thermostat would be better for increasing nighttime temperatures. You really need to find somewhere away from radiators (unless switched off), draughts and direct sunlight through windows. I haven't kept chameleons for a few years, but I always used mesh cages for them, they really need the air flow, I'm not sure an exo terra would be the best idea to be honest.
Articulated much better than me

0.1.0 H. Caudicinctus - "Panya"
0.1.0 R. Auriculatus "Lotus"
1.1.0 F. Catus - "Dudley" and "Kitten"
1.1.0 C. lupus familiaris - "Jazzy" and "Gizmo"

Sleep well Toby, you will always be my special boy 15/08/2010, 5:15pm
Reply With Quote