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  1. Habitat
    Hi guys i have seen people making dirt backgrounds and have seen some use the PVA glue wait for it to dry almost until it is sticky and apply dirt then and also use the exspanding gorilla glue that you have to mist first then also wait for it to dry. Surely the Foaming glue and the standard one...
  2. Habitat
    (first proper post :blush:) So this weekend I think I will be starting my vivarium up, I have a 45x45x45 exo terra. My plan is to do a gorilla glue background and sides, with some Mopani/mopane wood against the back and one of the sides. I will be using a mix of xaxim tree fern...
  3. Habitat
    Hi and :welcome: Ladies & Gentlemen Over the past Month I have been looking into the fabulous world of reptiles, in particular bearded dragons, now i have been researching and researching until I had care sheets coming out of my earholes :lol2:, I have never kept a reptile before as a pet but...
  4. Habitat
    Hi Guys, Me again :lol2:, Im building a custom background for my new viv and was wondering if it would be ok to do it on the floor a swell ? would it be ok for a bearded dragon to use that as a substrate or is this not a good idea ?: victory:
  5. Lizards
    Hello everyone, just a quick introduction and some pictures of mine and my girlfriends first terrarium for our first reptile. I've been fishkeeping for a little under two years now and decided to try my hand at reptile keeping. My girlfriend also wanted a pet that could be handled and seeing how...
  6. Habitat
    So following on from this thread which was stage 1: P. Klemmeri live planted micro eco-system build I bartered to get a 50mm thick sheet of Kingspan at a reduced price of £3 from B&Q due to a corner being damaged, perfect for me as I would be chopping it up anyway! My plan was to include a...
  7. Habitat
    Hey guys, this is my DIY exo terra background. Its yet to be sealed however I have some sealant on its way in the post. The background is built from the free exo terra background that came with the viv. Here is my original quick sketch plan for the background- Here is my overall plan for...
  8. Habitat
    with this thread i will follow my leopard gecko diy viv: victory: so my dad told me he would build me a vivarium and this is what i got... it was built for my leopard and crested geckos. i lined the bottom with polystyrene so as not to damage the wood with the heat mat. however, not...
  9. Habitat
    Hi All, Please can someone advise me what the best tile grout to use for custom backgrounds would be. Would Ronseal Exterior varnish be ok to seal, it has a high VOC which i understand will need a while to Air. Any advice welcomed :2thumb:
  10. Lizards
    Hello all, I have been building a live planted terrarium so thought I would put up some pics, see what people think. I haven't put any plants in yet but I intend to put in some foliage, a fern, and a bromeliad. I want it to be a live terrarium so will be putting a culture of woodlice and...
  11. Habitat
    Hey guys I decided to create my own background for my bearded dragons new vivarium thanks to inspiration from Ch4dg and his amazing creations! I am starting it from scratch and am going to be using the following tools: Styrofoam (1500 x 600 x 600 est.) Craft/Stanly knives Satin Yacht Varnish...
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