Dragon Strand Caging Systems

Keeping Plants Alive in Your Chameleon Cage

chameleon cage filled with plants
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 get ¼” tubing into the cage. By the end of this article you will have your solution. First, let’s talk plants and wh
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Constructing a Chameleon Feeder Run

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 chameleon feeder run! This concept solved the standard problems of feeder insects sitting in feeder cups not providin
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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 shipping and what happens when things don’t go was planned. When you unpack the Dragon Strand cages you can tell we
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Q&A: What is the Minimum Cage Size for a Female Panther Chameleon?

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 waste money. It boils down to the smaller the cage, the more difficult it is to create all the microclimates and grad
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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 actually quite simple to do with standard 1/4″ drip irrigation parts.  Although, it does take some careful drillin
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