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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.

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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
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Same as above.
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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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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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to RFUK..this site is amazing...any problems or worrys u have will be answered mate! x
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