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  1. Habitat
    Asked my Mum's boyfriend if he would put me a nice RUB rack together, he's made it with MDF though and now i'm reading its not safe and gives off fumes! i lugged the bloody thing home from Stoke to London and nearly got thrown arse-ways down the bus for it and this is what i find out aarrghh...
  2. Habitat
    Building a viv, looking for glass door? I don't know about you...but I was given a quote for two new panes of toughened glass 30 by 36 inch: over £80 Since I love my DIY and happy to reuse/recycle stuff, I went to my local Recycling centre and got a double glazed window of suitable size...
  3. DWA Species
    I had read a post by someone that mentioned fire procedures were all part of the council interview proccess for DWA keepers. It just got me wondering how the fire procedures generally go seeing as there are so many locks to get through before you can reach the hots. Not to mention that a fire...
  4. Snakes
    Hi, I have a new little problem to look into with my snake family, ha ha.. I recently acquiered a lovely 2yr old very friendly female classic burmese. We put her into a wooden viv we built for her, with the sliding glass door. Because of her lovely temperament, I decided to let her out of...
  5. Snakes
    Just a question before i use it but is train set turf suitable to use in a viv.... was just thinking to cover a hide with do make it look more natural? may be a completely stupid question but thought i would ask
  6. Snakes
    Hi all, New poster here, but long time browser of the forum - I've got a question - I'm keen to get a snake (have kept small snakes previously) have the available time and resources for handling etc and I'd like to if possible get a slightly larger snake than corns etc (no, not to show off)...
  7. Lizards
    Just thought i'd put my own little warning up about feeding these to leopard geckos. I've seen mixed reviews in regards to this before, however I bought a box the other day because the bank holiday put back food deliveries and that was all they had. At first I was extremely cautious and tried...
  8. Lizards
    Hi, I've just ordered an Exo Terra waterfall and they suggest using Biotize in the water. Couldn't get Biotize anywhere (I've just read in their catalogue that it is not available in the UK!), so I bought some Bioactive Tapsafe by Interpet. From the label, it seems to do the same job, but it...
  9. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hello, i have two yellow bellied sliders about a year and a half years old, and about 3 1/2 '', iv got a 40 gallon tank, 1 foot by 2 foot. The set up i used to have involved having the aquarium lid on the top of the tank so i could use the strip light for uv exposure to the turtle dock, I have...
  10. Lizards
    Hi all, just ordered a AHS microclimate for my 36" viv. Are they safe in wood type vivs - don't want to burn the house down!!!. Will my Leos still need a heat mat - would like to get rid of this to make it easier to use paper as a substrate - help!
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