Dragon Strand Caging Systems
Chameleon portrait through Dragon Strand Clear Side enclosure panel

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
chameleon screen care with free flow top

Natural Feeders in the Dragon Strand Large Keeper Kit

Introduction: One of the advantages of purchasing a Dragon Strand cage is that it is rust proof and the screen cages can be used outdoors. The cages are designed to keep both chameleons and their feeders in the cage, but if you are using the cages outdoors it is a shame to keep natura
chameleon cage with foam used in background

Building up a Medium Atrium Chameleon Enclosure

Our goal as chameleon keepers is to create as natural of an environment within our unnatural houses as possible for our chameleons. This includes live plants, branches, and naturalistic hydration. In this guide I describe one way to incorporate these elements into a beautiful cage set

Mounting Branches in the Compact Cage System

Mounting Branches in the Compact Cage System Mounting branches in chameleon cages has been a classic challenge for years.  The Dragon Strand Breeder series solved this by including Dragon Ledges standard with all models except for the Compact and Nursery Cage Systems.  These exception
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
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
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
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