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  1. Habitat
    Hey guys, I know this question is posted 100 million times but I am formulating a plan for some new vivs and I want to ensure the wood is protected from moisture etc... So current plans, is to use pond paint + fibreglass for the seams and a general coat of pond paint. I was also thinking for...
  2. Habitat
    Just thought I would put a post on here about a product I use for my work ( I am a joiner) It is called Tricoya MDF and is an external MDF. I have had an offcut soaking in a bucket for about 6 months now totally submerged and it has shown no degradation or swelling. Thought it may be of...
  3. Habitat
    Hi, I'm looking to insulate the inside of my raccoons enclosure with OSB sheeting, and was going to put some form of paint/sealant on top of the board to waterproof it. I was just wondering what a safe paint/sealant would be to use? Thanks in advance Dean
  4. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi, I've just built a new indoor enclosure for the tortoise but he often knocks his water bowl over and before I transfer him from his old one wanted to try and waterproof the floor, does anyone know what I can use that's pet friendly to do it with?? I was going to add some pics in case anybody...
  5. Equipment Classifieds
    In pretty good condition have been using it for my emerald tree boa but iv moved her to a different viv, so just taking up space :)
  6. Snakes
    Hello , can the boa folks help me work out how to waterproof a wooden viv - my Rio is in currently an 84 really useful, but i have a nice viv here so i thought id make a start preparing - have ceramic guard and pulse , plants everything . But im really not sure how to waterproof the viv ?? ...
  7. Habitat
    As per the title really - does anybody have any recommendations for a matt sealant which will protect a grouted/painted rock background in a humid, regularly sprayed setup? I am wanting matt purely for aesthetics, as I'm trying to (poorly!) replicate limestone for my cave geckos - so ideally I...
  8. Other Pets and Exotics
    I know loads of dogs love to do this, luckily for their owners!:2thumb: Noticed someone said that when wearing their winter coats their dog doesn't roll....and just wondered if anybody else found this? Ebay sell dog "trouser suits", a little bit like a onesie....waterproof etc, will be useful...
  9. Snakes
    Hi ppl, Have a large 18mm ply viv i built. I'm getting my new Boa soon and was wondering what you guys think is the best thing to do to damp proof it beacause of the humidity levels i'm gonna have in there. I've read a few things on the net saying i can use a pva/water mix to completely seal it...
  10. Habitat
    I have heard I these and want to know of the best one, cheapest and any others that would be good, it needs to creat a 100% water proof finish, litteraly to with stand constant standing water. Also it is a large viv for my ackies 7 by 2 by 3 feet Polyuratane resins Epoxy G4 pond sealer PVA...
  11. Habitat
    Hi, Can anyone here confirm whether this; Ronseal Outdoor Varnish Clear, 5010214809189 ; 5010214809165 ; 5010214809172 would be suitable for water-proofing my perches for my GTP? or perhaps alternatives. Many thanks.
  12. Lizards
    Is this varnish okay to waterproof a viv for cresties? How long should I leave it to air before it's safe for it to go inside?:) emily: victory:
  13. Equipment & Supplies
    Hey folks, I'm building a lidless rack for adult snakes, one of which is a BRB. The sides are made from Conti board, but the shelves will be chipboard as it's cheap and strong enough. However, I'm wondering a) will I need to seal the chipboard shelves, because of the humidity especially from...
  14. Snakes
    I have a spare room in my house that i want to turn into a reptile room for a pair of reticulated pythons, i need to waterproof the walls due to the humidity but the walls still need to be able to breathe to stop mould. does anybody have any ideas what i can use on the walls to do this.
  15. Habitat
    Hi, I would be gratefull for your suggestions of possible materials to make a plywood viv waterproof or at least damp proof. I have several, one ie for my burm, one for my corns. What I would like to know (although I have already researched quite a bit but still not happy with choices) is...
  16. Lizards
    In preparation for the slight humidity that my future pink tongued skinks require, I think I may need to waterproof their wooden vivarium(?) How do I go about this?...I don't have a clue where to start!
  17. Habitat
    Thought I would share my current project with you and find out what you think. I made my own arboreal polyethylene tanks a while ago and now will have the terrestrial version completed soon. The tanks all stack on top of each other, with lighting placed in troughs at the top so essentially...
  18. Habitat
    Hello. :2thumb: At the moment I am building a crested gecko enclouse that will soon (on my birthday) house two baby cresties. 1) I have now constructed the minimal woden frame. Now I need to paint it and waterproof it without being detremental to the animals health. I was thinking PVA glue...
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