Ideal for mercury vapour bulbs as the UVb produced travels a decent
some evidence to suggest Mercury vapour lights are too powerful for
Panther Chameleons. They may be suitable if placed further away from
the chameleon thus reducing the UV reaching the animal.
night-time heat may be required. Free range is better suited to warm
As free range set ups are usually larger than enclosures several basking
spots may be needed.
Hard to add additional water without making surroundings wet however
using real plants will provide better humidity than plastic ones.
can be used to collect water run off. DIsposal of excess water can
be a problem.
be one large plant with added perches and real plants can be hard
to clean without damaging them.
in corner of room for security of the chameleon.
of chameleon getting off and escaping/running into pets/getting trod
allows more exercise which is particularly good in preventing egg
retention in females.
get the conditions just right.
Mesh - such as Reptarium
Mesh - black flyscreen such as the Terry Thatcher range
- vision vivariums or purpose built