Dragon Strand Caging Systems
Naturalistic Chameleon Cage Setup

Screen Cage Selection Guide for the Chameleon Keeper

Selecting a Screen Cage for a Chameleon   As with any product category, when multiple companies offer roughly the same product it can be hard to tell which way to go. Eventually, the consumer goes with price as there is no comprehensive way to put all the cage feature lists toget
Naturalistic Panther Chameleon Cage Setup

Advanced Chameleon Cage Setup

Advanced Chameleon Cage Setup: Principles and Elements for an Effective Design     Introduction  This article takes you through basic chameleon cage set-up requirements. I will review the basic principles that should be applied to any enclosure type whether screen, solid side, gl
Dominance Play Between Juvenile F. Pardalis Panther Chameleons

The 2013 Study on Socialization in Juvenile Chameleons

An Analysis of the 2013 Study “Effects of early social isolation on the behavior and performance of juvenile lizards, Chameleo calyptratus and its Implications for Captive Husbandry” There has been a buzz in the chameleon community ever since a study was published in December of
Panther Chameleons Together

Keeping Chameleons Together

Keeping Chameleons Together Co-Habitation is when we have two or more chameleons sharing the same space. The question of whether co-habitation is an acceptable part of chameleon husbandry has been asked since the beginning of chameleon keeping. Because the concept of solitary living i
A Boy and his Chameleon

Are Chameleons Good Pets For Children?

Chameleons and Children At shows we often hear the question “are chameleons good pets for kids”. There are two parts to this question. The first is whether the chameleon is a good pet for kids and the second is if kids are good for the chameleon. Are Chameleons Safe Pets For Kids? The
Chameleon cage drainage tray

Chameleon Cage Setup: Drainage

Chameleon Cage Setup: Drainage The most complicated part of a chameleon cage setup is the water cycle. Water must be provided in a drinkable form for a chameleon. This requires water dripping or spraying on surfaces and, inevitably, exiting the cage in some manner. When keeping a cham
uroplatus cage

Uroplatus Leaf Tailed Geckos in Dragon Strand Cages

Uroplatus Leaf Tailed Geckos in Dragon Strand Cages by Luis Wiedemann One of the most important (if not the most important) elements in successfully caring for reptiles is proper housing. This is especially true when working with species that require specific environmental conditions
Herp Nation

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Get $12 off a subscription to Herp Nation Magazine!   Herp Nation is our industry’s leading quality herp publication.  The guys there do a great job and are gearing up for a season that is not to miss!  Issue 16 is on it’s way!   This is a publication by reptile people for r
Dragon Strand Investigation

Dragon Strand Investigative Report: Rack Abuse!

This is a Dragon Strand Investigative Report.  Thor the Dragon reporting (that’s me above). A number of disturbing observations have been made by our eyes and ears in the field.  They wish to remain anonymous, but suffice to say they may or may not be escaped feeder dubia (non-infesti
Chameleon cage rack breeding system

Screen Cages vs. Solid Side Cages for Chameleons

The Dragon Strand Breeder Series cages are designed for arboreal reptiles and amphibians.  The Breeder Series combines solid PVC sides and back with screen front and top.  Breeders of herps such as Rhacodactylus (New Caledonia Geckos), Abronia (Mexican Alligator Lizards) and Phyllomed