What to feed baby Chameleons

Baby chameleons need a balanced diet to thrive. Their fragile skins must be hydrated thoroughly to protect his health. So, what to feed baby chameleons?

What to feed baby chameleons

Baby chameleons typically eat green plants or fruit. You can feed him algae oil or any other natural insectivorous diet. I usually feed them young fruit or vegetable matter, such as broccoli, celery or endive (the little white inner leaves). You can feed him prey live or gut load it and defrost it in warm water.

What food should baby chameleons avoid?

Avoid feeding your chameleon foods that may contain chemicals that you may not want him exposed to. Foods that should not fed include carpet flowers, chrysanthemums and poinsettias. Avoid feeding fruits with large seeds or pits, like peaches, pitted fruits or citrus fruits. Also avoid bananas as they contain seeds that can be toxic to chameleons.

Can you feed baby chameleons insects?

Baby chameleons need proper diet to grow healthy. You can feed your herp live crickets or mealworms but make sure the insect has been gut loaded and defrosted first. I ususally feed them live or defrosted mealworms. I feed them insects about 4-5 times a week. I feed them 20-40 once gut loaded then defrosted in warm water and feed to my herp about 4-5 times a week.

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