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  1. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hello, i wonder if it cna cause any problems if the turtle is sleeping on the water heater? he is 5-6 cm big a common musk turtle and for some reason really likes to sleep at the heater at night otherwis ehe avoids it i think he jus tfinds it comfy cuz its kinda close to the surface, its a 50W...
  2. Equipment & Supplies
    Hi guys, I have a Habistat 600w dimming thermostat. I was cleaning the viv yesterday and now the stat isn't working properly. I'm not sure if I knocked something, or if it's just a coincidence, but this is what's happening... The 'heat' light on the stat is sometimes coming on and sometimes...
  3. Equipment Classifieds
    Microclimate AHS heater 500 watt. Good used condition(see pics) £90 delivered. £85 collected.
  4. Equipment Classifieds
    COLLECTION ONLY! 6ft x 2ft x 2ft vivarium Comes with a 500 watt AHS Microclimate heater, guard, and a cabinet underneath. Vivarium has been coated with yacht sealant and sealant was also used to glue pond liner to the bottom for extra waterproofing. There is some sealant scuffing along the sides...
  5. Equipment & Supplies
    Hi team, I suspect I made the same error as a number of newbies... Whilst looking for a Habistat Digital Dimming Thermostat, I accidentally ordered a switching model... Arghhhh! Not ideal for my ceramic. So the question... What is the best day/night digital dimming thermostat...
  6. Snakes
    Good Afternoon all! I'm currently in the middle of a project! I'm converting some small shelving units into small vivariums for quarantine or young/small snakes. (I think they end up being about 24x12x12). Which brings me to my question; does anyone have experience with these mini ceramic...
  7. Habitat
    Hi, I'm currently using a 250w pendant ceramic heater with a metal guard 24cm deep and 12cm square. There is about 1cm clearance between the guard and the bottom of the heater and I can't rig the heater any higher. This set up is for boas with nearby climbing branches. They are easily...
  8. Equipment & Supplies
    Got to recommend the Inkbird temperature and humidity controller to anyone requiring a perfectly balanced climate. It works for very high/low temperatures or humidities so I guess it can be used for any species, amphibians and eggs strike me as the main beneficiaries but I'm going to be using...
  9. Equipment Classifieds
    Reptile Stock for Sale Selling due to a relocation overseas.... this lot below for £350... thats way less than even my cost price. Will not split. Everything is brand new and boxed. A real bargain to someone setting up. Arcadia Ceramic Lamp Holder E27 ADCH 2 Arcadia Ceramic Reflector Clamp Lamp...
  10. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi Everyone I am adopting my granddaughters Horsefield Tortoise, he is about 5 years old and I am presently creating an outdoor enclosure. I am a little confused on what I need to provide for heating. I have purchased a Habistat Reptile Radiator which I was going to attach to the ceiling of an...
  11. Snakes
    Can someone please have a lot at my thread. Someone has to have this heater http://www.reptileforums.co.uk/forums/equipment-supplies/1094001-ahs-500watt-micro-climate-heater.html
  12. Equipment Classifieds
    Various items for sale 500W AHS heater with guard - £50 Microclimate B1 model thermostat £20 2 x Habistat thermostats £20 each
  13. Amphibians
    Hi Everyone, I have been doing alot of research into this project. But I think I'll need others points of view and opinions to get the best results for this. So, here we go. I am planning on building a huge Vivarium, very plant heavy! 8ft long, 4ft high, and 2ft deep! This is a project that has...
  14. Equipment Classifieds
    Any one got a reptile radiator available ?
  15. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hello Thank you anyone for helping me answer this question. I have a yellow belly turtle and she is around four years old now . My question is that now she is quite large is it safe to have a glass heater in the water. Will she crack it? and if so is it dangerous? Also if it is how do i remedy...
  16. Snakes
    im new to ebay (I know) and seen a lot of unbranded ceramics, for like 9quid delivered (150w) , are these safe? theres also more expensive unbranded ceramic died in one of my vivs and got red lamp as a fix as swore I had a back up but god knows where that's gone , but im noticing actually...
  17. Snakes
    Hi Guys AS per one of my previous posts ive just got a new viv for my carpet so he now has plenty of room to move about, One thing i have noticed though is that although its statted and getting to around the right temps the heating never seems to turn off, would replacing the ceramic im using...
  18. Snakes
    Numpty question! Have a newly installed standard flat pack wooden viv, that I've fitted a ceramic heater (and gaurd, thermostat etc) to. The wood on the roof of the vivarium is getting hot to touch from the outside of the viv. I guess that's kind of obvious- but is it a problem- fire risk...
  19. Snakes
    With winter coming round I'm thinking of putting tubular heaters into my snakes viv to lift the ambient temps. It would be a small 1 ft one located at the warm end of the viv with the hopes of still providing a temp gradient. It will be used in conjunction with the heat mat I already use as a...
  20. Snakes
    hey, im just upgrading my burm to a 8ft viv; the viv is wooden with glass doors. id like to ask your opinions on a few heating options; ive trawled the forums and found most people are using AHS heaters (ill be damned if im paying out £110 for the 500w heater) or 250w ceramic bulbs; which are...
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