Two-banded chameleon (Furcifer balteatus )
THE BREEDING & RAISING OF FURCIFER BALTEATUS IN UKRAINE
Three young males and six females were obtained in January 2012 from the public zoo.
The keeping conditions:
Adult chameleons are kept one by one in terrariums 65x65x80cm.
Decorations and equipment: branches, live plants, water drops system and the 40 watts lamp. We don’t provide an additional heating or UV lamps.
Illumination: we provide 12 hours of day light.
Temperature: day 24-26ºC, night 21-23ºC.
Diet: crickets, cockroaches, zophobas. We don’t give vitamins, only calcium supplementation.
STRONGLY HOPE THAT ESTABLISHING OF FURCIFER BALTEATUS IN HERPETOCULTURE COULD BE A GREAT ACHIEVMENT OF COMING YEAR.
P.S. Sergei Prokopiev is BION’s business partner since 1996 and successful chameleon’s breeder having positive results with Chamaeleo calyptratus, Trioceros deremensis, T. hoehnelli, T. jaksonii, T. melleri, T. montium, T. quadricornis, Furcifer pardalis, F. lateralis, F. balteatus, Calumma parsonii, etc.