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Baby Panther Chameleon Reservation Process

This is a great way to spread out the cost if you need more time to pay down your baby chameleon. You don't need to buy a panther chameleon egg to be able to buy supplies over several months - you should place a reservation on a panther chameleon juvenile that will come to you healthy and strong. Do not fall for that well-known scam.

We run a $75 reservation program for all of our upcoming clutches. Reservations are 100% refundable for any reason and will be applied to your balance when you're ready to ship. You are welcome to pay down more of your balance as you wait for them to hatch and grow.

When the first group of babies reaches 3 months old, we run down the list before offering any to the public. You pick your baby chameleon in the order you pay, so early reservations get early picks. If you choose to pass or do not respond to our messages within 24 hours, we will post the baby chameleons for sale.

We work with customers to get a chameleon from their preferred phenotype. This is not an exact science, but we've observed thousands of baby panther chameleons grow up, and it's your top choice if you're aiming for a particular appearance.


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F5-CG14

Great RBBB x RBBB combo. Tough to beat this in that Ambilobe phenotype.

Laid:
2023-07-01
Older Siblings:
gallery
Hatch start:
2024-05-02
Hatch end:
2024-05-07
Hatch Rate:
2328
Estimated ship date:
3 months after hatch

  • $75 Now (males are $499 plus shipping and females are $349 plus shipping after 3 months after hatch)

Males:
25
Females:
05

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F5-CG15

Papamavo's second clutch with a great YBBB female from Tony!

Laid:
2023-07-19
Hatch start:
2024-05-09
Hatch end:
2024-05-19
Hatch Rate:
1926
Estimated ship date:
3 months after hatch

  • $75 Now (males are $449 plus shipping and females are $299 plus shipping after 3 months after hatch)

Males:
55 (SOLD)
Females:
15

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F5-CG15

This is a reboot for Zandrin with some proven cb females, like Avana, from our Zozoro x Artalla pairing.

Laid:
2023-08-20
Hatch start:
Not yet
Hatch end:
Not yet
Hatch Rate:
021
Estimated ship date:
3 months after hatch

  • $75 Now (males are $449 plus shipping and females are $349 plus shipping after 3 months after hatch)

Males:
15
Females:
05

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F3-CG15

Throwback Papafee clutch with a very well proven female - probably the last ever Papafee clutch

Laid:
2023-09-22
Hatch start:
Not yet
Hatch end:
Not yet
Hatch Rate:
027
Estimated ship date:
3 months after hatch

  • $75 Now (males are $449 plus shipping and females are $349 plus shipping after 3 months after hatch)

Males:
55 (SOLD)
Females:
15

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F2

This is Hong's first clutch with Izao and we expect big things! I'm not sure I have seen a pairing like this RBBB power house in many years.

Laid:
2024-04-20
Hatch start:
Not yet
Hatch end:
Not yet
Hatch Rate:
022
Estimated ship date:
3 months after hatch

  • $75 Now (males are $499 plus shipping and females are $399 plus shipping after 3 months after hatch)

Males:
15
Females:
05


Ambilobe Panther Chameleon Baby
iPardalis | Baby Panther Chameleon

Frequently Asked Questions about Baby Panther Chameleons

How Long do Panther Chameleon Eggs Take to Hatch?

Panther Chameleon eggs hatch 6-7 months after being laid when incubated at 74 degrees Fahrenheit. Their incubation times can vary from as short as 4.5 months to up to 18 months. This highly variable incubation period is one of the reasons it is not ethical to buy or sell Panther Chameleon eggs. It is very common for people to miss the hatch date by long enough to kill or stunt the baby chameleon. We reach out to people on our reservation list when the eggs hatch and give them time to prepare - knowing that their hatchling chameleon is in expert hands.

What do Baby Panther Chameleons eat?

Baby Panther Chameleons primarily eat small insects such as fruit flies, pinhead crickets, bean beetles, silkworms and small Dubia roaches. It’s important to provide a varied diet and dust the insects with calcium and vitamin supplements to ensure proper nutrition during this critical phase in their lives.

How do you house hatchling Panther Chameleons?

Tamura Designs Condo
iPardalis | Bioactive Tamura Designs Nursery

We found, in 2018, that it is advantageous to house hatchlings in bio-active tubs because their food items are small - and would escape screen enclosures - and some hatchlings like to tuck under the leaves near the soil (ABG mix) while digesting their remaining yolk. The goal at this stage is to provide tons of food options, springtails, isopods, fruit flies, flour beetle larvae, bean beetles, silk worms, etc. When there is an abundance of food, the little ones thrive. We measure the UVB at the highest point and shoot for 2.5 - 3. Ambient temps in the mid 70s and basking in the low 80s. Since, 2020 or so, we have been housing our hatchlings in individual bioactive environments and, in 2022-2023, we invested in an advanced condo system from Tamura Designs.

How do you house baby Panther Chameleons?

Dragon Strand Nursery
iPardalis | Dragon Strand Nursery

At about 4-6 weeks of age, we often move them into sterile Dragon Strand Nursery cages. This helps them develop faster and thrive post-shipment because we can closely monitor their health. UVB and heat are similar to hatchlings, but we add halogen puck lights to provide a bit more heat at this time. Feeding them at this age is a huge challenge. Some are a bit smaller and still prefer small prey, so you can’t start feeding larger prey items to every one. You have to monitor their daily food consumption and figure out what they like to eat. Then, give them as much as they will eat in a single day, every day.

How do I care for a Baby Panther Chameleon from iPardalis?

Caring for a baby Panther Chameleon involves setting up a proper habitat with adequate lighting, humidity, and temperature control. Their diet should consist of appropriately sized insects, supplemented with calcium and vitamins. Regular misting and a well-ventilated enclosure are also essential to maintain the health of your chameleon baby. We recommend reading what do I need for a hatchling Panther Chameleon? for a detailed guide from the industry’s most experienced chameleon keeper, Bill Strand.

Why Should I buy a baby Panther Chameleon?

We personally enjoy watching their colors develop as they grow, so buying a baby Panther Chameleon is the best way to experience this for yourself. It may also be your only opportunity to steal away one of those once in a lifetime specimens which we would never sell if we knew what we had produced. Panther Chameleons are notorious for their color development and changes and a healthy baby is the most affordable and one of the more enjoyable ways to buy into the hobby.

How fast do baby Panther Chameleons grow?

Baby Panther Chameleons grow very quickly from a .5 gram jelly-bean-sized hatchling to a sexually mature adult by around 8-10 months old. We weighed a clutch of babies every two weeks as they grew from 8 weeks old to 12 weeks old (roughly the age when they are ready for a new home). They started around 2.7 grams on average but just during those 4 weeks they grew to 10.6 grams on average!

How big should baby Panther Chameleons be when you buy them?

If you look at the results of our 2021 study on the growth rates of baby panther chameleons raised under different UVI, there was a decent amount of variation. The largest individual was 27.6 grams but the smallest had still not hit his exponential growth curve and he was only 1.4 grams. This is exactly why you can’t just buy them at 3 months old - they also need to be at least 12 grams of weight. iPardalis uses both size and age to determine when/if a baby Panther Chameleon is ready for a new home.

Chameleon Eggs vs Baby Chameleons

What should I expect when hatching chameleon eggs?

When hatching chameleon eggs, you’ll notice the eggs start to “sweat” or develop condensation as they near the hatching stage. The baby chameleon will begin to pip, creating small slits in the eggshell, and emerge fully within a few hours to a day. Ensure the hatching environment is safe and suitable. A small hatchling, unlike one of our baby/juvenile chameleons, will not tolerate any mistakes.

Where can I find panther chameleon eggs for sale?

Panther Chameleon eggs can be found for sale through egg flippers and scam artists. Please ensure that the seller is blacklisted at local and regional reptile expos. You should not support this unethical practice, and it would be very helpful if you ensure that they do not have a platform to threaten our industry with their gimmick.

iPardalis listings are exclusively juveniles or older - no hatchlings or eggs - we do not sell juveniles under 12 grams of weight regardless of their age. Every iPardalis Panther Chameleon has a life-long guarantee. Whatever issue you encounter, even years later, we want to be part of the solution. Keep in touch, and we will ensure that you have a positive experience.

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Please let us know if you have any questions about our Baby Panther Chameleons for sale.