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Old 31-05-2009, 07:13 PM
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Hi guys i am very new to all of this but i am in the process of building 2 large vivariums for a pair of chameleons!

i am building the vivs out of MDF and i was just wondering what i could use seal the inside of the viv which wouldnt harm the chameleons?? i would like the seal it before i put in a side and back forest effect.

Any ideas would be hugely appreciated.

cheers guys kenny!
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Old 31-05-2009, 07:18 PM
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i beleive you can so long as you allow it to air after doing so, try asking this in habitat section

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Old 31-05-2009, 07:37 PM
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i have no idea on the question....but welcome
The first thing you do when you get home from work is walk around to check in on each reptile, and you tell each one hello or ask how they are doing .
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Old 02-06-2009, 08:20 PM
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Same as above.
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Old 02-06-2009, 11:56 PM
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Your best bet is sealing with 3 or 4 coats of yacht varnish and allow 3 days to air

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Old 03-06-2009, 07:35 AM
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yacht or water resistant varnish is best but airing is very important. Plus may i just warn you that MDF is not the best of materials to use due to its ability to absorb moisture so you may wish to coat all of it.

May i ask what type of design you had in mind. Remember ventilation is key with chams
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Old 15-06-2009, 09:04 PM
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with wooden vivs for chams you need to but alot of vents in ! maybe a front mesh screent as well (Y)

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Old 15-06-2009, 11:09 PM
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Old 25-06-2009, 08:38 PM
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Also if you need to seal the the joins use a clear non toxic sealant ie for use in a kitchen...but make sure you read the label first!!
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Old 14-08-2009, 11:36 AM
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to RFUK..this site is amazing...any problems or worrys u have will be answered mate! x
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