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  1. Habitat
    I have been out and bought 8 or 9 slate tiles (about 30cm x 30cm) to use to create platform areas/basking areas in my vivs for my bearded dragons. Slate is about 1 cm thick, and i also got several broken tiles thrown in (i asked in wickes if i could be cheeky and get them cheap or something as...
  2. Equipment & Supplies
    Hi folks. Does anyone know where or who sells the cheapest 15mm wood. Preferably the bigger and wider the sheet the better. I'm attempting to make a sort of rack system as well as a few vivs for my desert iguanas. If anyone could let me know if they've had any good experiences with company's...
  3. Habitat
    <}:¬{) Okay guys and gals let's see what I can construct with the following. Proposition is to make an arboreal snake enclosure. The design ( stage 1 ) is down on paper and as you can see I have the preliminary outline cut out. Okay lets get the show on the road - this is stage 2 = most of...
  4. Habitat
    Key words in my search indicted : Tamaulipas, Nuevo Leon, karstic ( ie limestone) mountain plateau, arid, desert-scrub, semi-arid thorn-scrub, cacti, agave, dry grasses ( typical of light soils), pine/oak forest ( typical of dark, red clay soils). A variety of habitats that fall between lowland...
  5. Amphibians
    So here it is! After months collecting informations and things... i'm building my first "real" viv. I would say first serious one in fact. I don't know how many gallon it is as i'm french (living in London, UK) i have no clue in those matters. excuse me for that! So this tank was basically...
  6. Newbie Advice
    (Stupid question ahead, concerned green owner.) The restraunt/club beneath my flat closed recently and is currently being remodeled into a new buffet, which has resulted in a lot of banging, drilling and scraping. None of the vivs are attached to the wall and they sit on a desk which itself is...
  7. Snakes
    Hey guys and gals, i have today brought a new viv for my corn. The dimensions of it are 3ftx1.5ftx1.75ft. What i wanna know is how i should go about heating this viv. I have a lamp aswell as a heat. Would you say only one is required, or should i use both? Any advice, how big or small it is...
  8. Snakes
    this may sound like a strange post but my DIY skills are limited to say the least lol Ive just moved house the new house has kitchen serving hatch thingy built into the wall thatll never get used its 6ft x 2ft x 4ft its got solid wall top bottom and sides, so what I want to do is turn this...
  9. Habitat
    Optional False Base Instructions This is assembly instructions for a sloping false base, in a European style vivarium. There are two versions of the back of the vivarium when installing a false base: Standard solid back or arched cut-out back. The standard solid back will create a dead...
  10. Snakes
    I have 2 Aquariums/fish tanks that i would like to convert terrariums, and was wondering if anyone had any ideas? Obviously I'd need a tight fitting mesh lid - but where's the best place to get it and whats the best type of mesh to use? the biggest tank is - 100x29x41 cm with a lid (with large...
  11. Habitat
    :welcome: I am constructing my first viv from an old wardrobe. and am wondering if anyone has any advice on the best method to go about it for things like light fittings, ventalation, heating. baring in mind this will be a tempory home for an iguana (if anyone knows of a young iguana male/female...
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