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  1. Equipment Classifieds
    Made this rack about 6months ago to house leopard geckos but cut down the collection so this is just sitting here collecting dust and being used to store old hides. In very good condition and made from 18 or 19mm real oak veneered MDF and looks very good. Holds 6 33l rubs without lids, cut the...
  2. Habitat
    I've just ordered a new exo terra 90 x 45 x 45 viv for my two corn snakes, I'm wanting to put my own stamp on things and was thinking of making some of the decor myself such as caves or platforms or even a waterfall. I've seen people making these and they mostly use silicone as adhesive and non...
  3. Snakes
    Going to go down the home made incubator route , would like to see how people have made there's! Thanks
  4. Equipment Classifieds
    For sale I have a home made polystyrene incubator. It is around 35cm width x 55cm length x 18cm height. It comes with a thermostat, heat mat, thermometer and cooling tray. Used once before and produced a successful clutch of eggs. Asking £50 but will consider offers. Please call or text on...
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    hi, i make platforms, hides and bowls. i currently have this platform available for sale or swap: size approx: width/lenght:9x8 inch height underneath:2 inch height with plants: 7inch They are made from polystyrene, silicone, tile grout, acrylic paint, coated with varnish and i can add fake...
  6. Snakes
    I am getting my new snake tomorrow, a 5ft female common boa, I am wondering what I can use to make a hide and a rough size.
  7. Habitat
    Any tips on making homemade guards, I was planning to cut out some wire mesh solder it together and then screw it to the viv. Will this work? Any instructional threads or links any where? Also I am not sure which wire mesh will be strong enough to withstand the possibility of a snake climbing...
  8. Equipment & Supplies
    I am looking into making some homemade ceramic heater guards. I am planning to solder them together. Does anyone have a link to any instructions on making them, or tips? Also I have been looking on Screwfix at wire mesh and I have no idea which one will be strong enough to avoid breaking if...
  9. Habitat Pictures
    Hi all- Here's a vid of the viv I made for our plumed basilisk - enjoy lizard tank 1 - YouTube The tank is plexiglass. The top portion is 2' X 4' X 2'. The fish tank portion is 1' deep. Its all built on a sturdy wood frame. The back wall is lined with tree bark. Inside the big tank, I...
  10. Habitat
    hi all, i'm looking around my room for places that i could put a viv and i thought of moving my furniture around and building one to fit in my bay window area. at it's widest point its 7.5ft wide, 2.5ft deep and 2ft high. Even though it is in a wierd shape (not normal viv rectangle) i think it...
  11. Snakes
    hi all, has anyone got any pictures or idea's on custom homemade viv's for boa's. I was looking into gettin either a lizard or a snake, went into pet shop and now i'm fixed on BCI's. I was looking at making a "natural" as possible basking spot for lizards (the polystyrene, tile grout, paint and...
  12. Habitat
    Hey I just made a hide for my snake, made from polystyrene then put 3x coats of grout the sprayed it grey and painted it to make it look like rock, only problem is it smells a bit inside the outside is fine, what would stop this and do I need to varnish it, if so what is a good affordable...
  13. Habitat
    Good morning, I have decided to make some fake rocks for a new leopard gecko tank, and have been looking around forums for some ideas. I have created the shapes using Space Board and Jablite polystyrene, and have covered the shapes with Unibond floor tile grout (grey). Am now in the process of...
  14. Habitat
    Hello all, I know that there are many threads on making DIY backgrounds etc however I have a few specific UK based questions that some people may be able to answer clearly rather than my head spinning round other forums. Firstly I am creating a boulder that will be constructed with styrofoam...
  15. Habitat
    Hi I'm looking to create a homemade pool/pond for my boa's new Vivarium. I'm thinking of using Polystyrene with a covering layer of modroc and then varnishing over the top. Are these materials safe/ any ideas on what would be better to use? Thanks
  16. Equipment Classifieds
    CONVERTED SMALL BOTTLE FRIDGE INCUBATOR FOR SALE......£110 0R NEAREST OFFER, HAS A HEAT CABLE FITTED, IT JUST REQUIRES A STAT THIS HAS BEEN RUNNING AND HOLDS HEAT REALLY WELL... The mechanical workings have been removed and the fridge is very light. Regards Andy
  17. Equipment Classifieds
    Also selling a 3 tub rack (potential to be 4 tubs but only 3 have air holes, heat matts & Lino Full height: 32inch Full length: 15inch Full width: 15inch Tub height: 7inch Tub length: 15.5inch Tub width: 12.5inch Photos on request! ALSO FOR SALE! A beach viv, Length: 3foot Height: 18inch...
  18. Snakes
    Pictures of your home made decor for you snakes, Gemma
  19. Equipment Classifieds
    Looking to sell my homemade rack as I have ordered a new one. Rack cant be taken until i have my new one but will hold with deposit, so just putting the feelers out there for the time being. comes with 8 x 45 ltr tubs and 2 x 33ltr (small ones in pic not included) not sure about the heating...
  20. Lizards
    So I set about making my own incubator because I really can't justify spending that much on one when I can make one myself...:2thumb: This is what I have; I've got a little propagator with two trays and a water reservoir tray at the bottom, this should be able to hold 5-6 eggs in each tray x 2...
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