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Old 11-06-2012, 06:06 PM
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Hi All,

Swindon Reptiles is renovating one of our buildings over the summer months ready for our open day in August.

We have a space which we are trying to fill and we have no idea what to fill it with!

The enclosure runs down the corridor and is 16ft long, 7ft tall and 1.5ft deep. It has solid insulated walls and back with a glass front wall (4 large glass doors within a wooden frame).

We would love some ideas with what to fill this enclosure with!

Many thanks!

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1.5' is not that deep compared to the rest of the enclosure, but might make an awsome display for a snake, O. hannah maybe?
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1.5' is not that deep compared to the rest of the enclosure, but might make an awsome display for a snake, O. hannah maybe?
They are incredibly beautiful snakes, would they appriciate the height though?
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Old 11-06-2012, 06:29 PM
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A single Crested gecko and call him Wally... You could hold Where's Wally game time and the first to spot him wins a small item hehehehe
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Old 11-06-2012, 06:34 PM
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They are incredibly beautiful snakes, would they appriciate the height though?
i couldnt give a definate answer - they're kind of specialist species LOL! but 7ft only seems tall in terms of a vivarium.

last year we went to Luke Yeoman's King Cobra Sanctuary in Nottingham. his two biggest kings were in enclosures roughly the same height and length but maybe 4-5ft deep.

BCI are always known as terrestrial but will often be found in tree branches easily 7ft of the ground. even bearides will climb up onto rocky outcrops much higher than we give them credit for.

is it possible to spilt then enclosure horizontally ie 16x3.5 X2? possibilities would be endless!!
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A single Crested gecko and call him Wally... You could hold Where's Wally game time and the first to spot him wins a small item hehehehe
Haha thats quite a cool idea, I like it at least
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We are debating sectioning off the last quater for a large incubator. I would happily have 3 4x7x1.5 ft vivs if I have enough ideas of how to fill them
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As said 1.5 depth is what restricts you! Frilled dragon could be a possiblity but I would worry about depth once fully adult sized.

Also can I have an invite to your open day! ;-) I'm not too far away..
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What about monkey tailed skinks? Not entirely sure if you can group them though.
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As said 1.5 depth is what restricts you! Frilled dragon could be a possiblity but I would worry about depth once fully adult sized.

Also can I have an invite to your open day! ;-) I'm not too far away..

That is the problem yes... We would consider having a larger colony of smaller reps aswell if they are pretty enough to stand out and be seen
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