Nutrition

Chameleon nutrition is a huge topic that covers the kinds of insects we feed (feeders), what we feed those insects (gut loading), what powders we use to dust those insects before we feed them (supplementation).  Additionally, and like everything else, chameleon nutrition is not a stand-alone topic, but relates directly to other aspects of husbandry such as lighting.  However, we have to start somewhere.

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In this section, we will take a quick look at the types of feeders commonly used, as well as their pros and cons.

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You are what you eat, and chameleons are no exception. This section covers the process of trying to make our feeders maximally nutritious.

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Excuse me while I powder my...bug!  In this section we will look at supplementation, and different supplement regimes.

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Several supplement regimes that have been used effectively.