Dragon Strand Caging Systems
chameleon cage filled with plants

Keeping Plants Alive in Your Chameleon Cage

Keeping Plants Alive in a Chameleon Cage Have you noticed that it is not necessarily easy to keep plants alive in your chameleon cage? There are two main reasons for this and today we will talk solutions. For those that have thought of this before you may have gotten stuck on how to g
Chameleon feeder run

Constructing a Chameleon Feeder Run

Note: This tutorial is available as a .pdf. To download, click here: To watch a video on creating your own Chameleon Feeder Run Cup click here! A Brief Introduction & History of the Chameleon Feeder Run As we come to the end of 2018 we are celebrating the 16thanniversary of the ch

Shipping Damage

Unfortunately, at Dragon Strand we sometimes run into unexpected production delays. This can happen for a number of reasons. The most common reasons are materials that don’t pass our quality inspection (and must be replaced) and shipping damage. Today, let’s explore shippi
Female Panther Chameleon

Q&A: What is the Minimum Cage Size for a Female Panther Chameleon?

Q: What is the minimum size cage for a female panther chameleon?   A: The Bigger the Better The simple answer to this question is truly the old saying “bigger is better”. The person asking the question is usually sincere and wanting to give their chameleon a good home, but not wa

A Simple Gravity Drain For Dragon Strand Drainage Trays

What is a Gravity Drain? The standard methods of draining your drainage tray include evaporation and using a wet/dry vac to suck out the water. But what if you would like to have it just drain into a bucket below the cage and then just empty the bucket every week or two? This is actua
floating garden cage with Dragon Ledges

Getting the Most From Your Dragon Strand Dragon Ledges

Introduction to Dragon Strand The Dragon Strand Chameleon Caging Company was started to solve the problems we chameleon keepers have in keeping chameleons. One perennial problem was how to build up inside a cage with screen walls that can offer no support. There were, and still are, a

Q&A: Chameleons Climbing the Walls

Q. My chameleon constantly climbs the screens walls and I am worried about his nails getting pulled out. How can I ensure his safety? A: Your first question to answer is why he is climbing the walls of his cage. Chameleons generally will find horizontal perching spots and be content t
Chameleon Cage Drainage Tray

Drainage Solutions for Chameleon Cages

Introduction to Chameleon Cage Drainage Trays An important consideration in every chameleon cage is your drainage strategy. You will want the water from your misting or drip system to flow out of the cage once it has done its job of hydrating your chameleon or watering your plants. St
Chameleon portrait through Dragon Strand Clear Side enclosure panel

Q&A: Concerns about solid, clear sides

Q: I hear about people using glass aquariums, but I keep reading how they will stress my chameleon by showing reflections and cause respiratory infections by the low ventilation. How does your Clearside material work?   A: The material used by Dragon Strand to create the Clearsid
Great Stuff foam for chameleon cages

Working with “Great Stuff” Expandable Foam

What is Expandable Foam and “Great Stuff”? Expandable foam is a hardware“Great Stuff” is a certain brand of expanding foam. This foam was designed to be used in home repairs to seal cracks. Reptile keepers have discovered that it works great to create vivarium landscapes. When using D