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Old 31-12-2008, 10:53 AM
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guys any tips on getting chameleons mouth to open
i need to give meds .
he opend yesterday ok but not yet il try later again dont want to stress him
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Old 31-12-2008, 11:04 AM
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does he gape at you if you move your face close to his? this is the way i make my chams open their mouths.if this fails you could use a credit card.
get the credit card and insert it gently and slightly twist it but be gentle.
just open it enough to slide the tip of the syringe in and administer the meds.
good luck.i know how hard it is to get a cham to open up.
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Old 31-12-2008, 11:23 AM
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what kind of cam and how big, i recently had a to give a 5 inch panther a week of antibiotics, and all i did was hold the cam with the head facing me and push lights on the side of its face and the mouth opened enough to get the syrynge in!
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thanks guys il try soon
he is a vield cham
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