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  1. Habitat
    Hi there, I'm getting close to finishing insulating my 8 x 14 ft and will soon be calling in the electrician, so before i do am throwing a question out again to see if anyone else has any good ideas on how I can place sockets and wiring without seeing them too badly but still have access. one...
  2. Equipment & Supplies
    Hello everyone- I'm converting a 8 x 12 ft shed into my new reptile room, I am having exoterras and wooden vivs with rainforest sp., day geckos, dart frogs etc- but I can't decide where I should have the sockets situated- I can have as many sockets put in as necessary , i can't decide should...
  3. Misc Reptile & Exotics Classifieds
    Hi All, I have recently custom built my own reptile room with with own electrical circuit with 80% of the sockets, with built in timers, underfloor Gas heating, LED lighting, Polymax Flooring, Catering Deep Bowl Sink, Roof Lights, Super powerful Centrifulgal Extractor, and its own external...
  4. Habitat
    ok guys - I'm totally not an electrics kind of person I've asked my dad to gimme a hand but he's too busy so i know it may sound quite simple and i think it is but any help before i try to do this would be appreciated..be prepared for dumb questions lol ok I'm putting in some pygmy bulbs...
  5. Off Topic Classifieds
    Hi! Just had delivered a 2nd hand custom 4ft viv, bought from a seller on here. It's flawed to say the least, and the seller is being no help at all, but I am more concerned with getting it up and running for my lizards than anything else at the moment. The biggest problems: The UV starters...
  6. Snakes
    Hi guys, Just a little question, normally you attach a ceramic bulb to the stat via a plug and socket. Would it be safe to take the socket off the stat and wire it directly to the bulb. I assume it will be, just want to double check rather than blowing or burning any thing up. Also will the...
  7. Snakes
    Hey, i just got my ceramic fittings today, i am completely useless at DIY tho lol. How do i attach the white wire to the ceramic fitting, and how do i attach the other end to my pulse stat. Here are some pics to better help. Ceramic fitting Ceramic Fitting Again The heat resistant...
  8. Habitat
    I ordered these red led strips a couple of weeks ago on ebay, arrived today ( from hong kong) :lol2: Well, i thought that they would come with a socket thing on the endto plug the transformer into, but theyre just bare wires, can any one help me wire them? I know they need 12v like anyother leds....
  9. Habitat
    Hi hi folks! Because my room isn't as bright as I thought it would be, I want to wire a small energy bulb into my vivarium in order to create a more defined day/night cycle. But I have NO CLUE about electrics. My excuse is that I'm a girl :Na_Na_Na_Na: All I want is to secure a fitting that...
  10. Equipment & Supplies
    Been thinking about how I wire up my vivs and snake rack. And was wondering if it was 'safe' and if i could do it any better. Heres what I have: 2 x Snake Vivs - one with 250W ceramic and one with a 100w ceramic, both on their own pulse stats. One viv also has a 26W bulb for viewing/cleaning...
  11. Snakes
    Ideas…… Show us or tell me how you have wired up your racks…I have 6 shelves with 17 x 11, heat mats, each are plugged into a trailing socket then that is plugged into my pulse stat…seems to be working o.k. has anybody any better ideas. Cheers Andy :notworthy:
  12. Equipment & Supplies
    I've reached that inevitable point in most reptile keepers' lives where I've now got walls and walls of vivariums stacked on top of each other and with about 4 or 5 cables coming from each one, for UV, ceramics, stats, LEDs etc etc the back of each stack looks like a plate of black Japanese...
  13. Equipment & Supplies
    I have just got my ceramic bulb holder, plug and cable set through the post, it's not wired up which is not a problem normally.. trouble is, this heatproof cable is the three wire variety, with an earth, but on the ceramic holder there only appears to be two connectors... so, er where am I...
  14. Habitat
    hi, I'm in the process of setting up a vivarium for my first water dragon :) I have decided to use a single bulb mounted inside the cage in a ceramic base screwed to the roof of the viv but I was just wondering - will this be a problem seeing as the tank will have to be kept quite humid -...
  15. Snakes
    I have a snake with Heat mat and was wondering can I change to a UV lamp, because with new snakes, I am sick and tired of spending £30 for themostat and £15 for the heat mat. I think it would be cheaper and easier for UV bulb and wiring, you thoughts please.
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