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I currently have my CWD in a 4 foot long viv by 2 foot high. I plan to make a 6 foot high by a 3 foot long and 2 foot depth enclosure for them. Is that to big? or fine? does anyone have any pics of enclosres that high? with different levels on it?
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probably be better to go to 4ft wide and 2.5ft deep.
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Old 07-06-2009, 01:29 AM
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Bigger the better with CWD's isnt it? Correct me if im wrong.
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Hi,

I currently have my CWD in a 4 foot long viv by 2 foot high. I plan to make a 6 foot high by a 3 foot long and 2 foot depth enclosure for them. Is that to big? or fine? does anyone have any pics of enclosres that high? with different levels on it?
You want it at least 4ft long, as some males get 3feet, and just as wide if space is no option.Bigger the better!I have a 5ft x 5ft x 2ft housing my small male (21"SN with the tip of his tail missing) and female.
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big as you cannn!
i'd say the depth would need to be a bit bigger.
they need to turn around comfortably! (sp.)

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HUUUUUUUUUGE is good for water dragons
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im building a 7' tall x 5' wide x 3' deep viv for my 3 CWD's, and as has been said several times already, and cant be itterated enough - bigger is definitely better!! basically look at how much space you have, then work out how much more space you can create, then build something that only just fits lol. and theyll still want it to be bigger!

the minimum you should really make the base is 4' wide by 3' deep, 6' wide by 4' deep is ideal. then height just wants to be as tall as you can possibly build it within your house structure. obviously most houses have a ceiling around the 7.5' mark, mine would have been taller had it not been for the issue of putting screws in the top and bottom when you cant tip the viv on its side or get a hand between the ceiling and the top lol, so i had to make it small enough that i could tip it sideways. id have liked to have gone about 2 feet bigger in every dimension. realistically 7' is as high as most people can go, which means more like 6.75' internal once youve factored in castors underneath and wood thickness, etc.
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ohhh yes the bigger the better,cwd love love love to climb and be up high..mine are yearlings and are in a 5ft by 3ft viv which they love! x
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