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does any one know where to buy the long air vent that goes right at the top at the back of the vivarium from?

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B&Q ..Do A Few Door Vents .. That Would Do The Job :wink:
 

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dam went there earlyer lol
nice one dude ill get one tomorrow! :D

have you built a vivarium befor? do you have any tips?

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yeah tip ... dont buy 6mm glass :shock: ..yeah just built one for our monkeys .. Easy ..B&Q CUT IT ALL TO SIZE ..even better when they say how many sheets wood do you have there sir ... 2 .. opps 3 lol
 

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why not 6mm glass? i thought that what the correct size for vivariums?
 

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depends i guess wat u keeping in there .. i brought ..6mm runners by mistake .. cost between 2mm .. 4mm .6mm ..is a lot .i know next time i do it in 4mm .. might even 2mm ..all with polished edges tho
 

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very nice dude!! :) what size glass do i go for then? how come you didnt put the glass track on the side? isnt there any need?

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there's not really any need but i think i will just buy single strip from b&q ..as there is only ever one glass slide in there ..i had none left over to do it .... i would use 4mm polished edges .. its not like ours chuck there self at the glass ......... lol if i got 50p ever time i mentioned B&Q ,,I BE RICH :D
 

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does b+q stock plexi-glas?
 

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not sure ,,, but that gets scratched after a while ....
 

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yeah i dont think a leopard gocko is gonna be clawing to get out tho lol.
 

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true :D ..but it get dirty and marked in time ... but a good cheap idea
 

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yeah i got a wooded lip at the bottom any ways i doubt if itll be able to reach the plexi-gass. polycarbonate would be better, stronger than glass nearly indestructable.
 

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Hmmm your alot better off just buying direct from a glass company than B&Q cos you can get it cut to size for no extra cost normally. Usually glass/Timber is ALOT cheaper from a timber/glass merchant as they specialize in that item. B&Q do set sheet sizes that need cutting etc.

I by all my diy wood from timber yard for ALOT cheaper than B&Q.
 

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Hmmm your alot better off just buying direct from a glass company than B&Q cos you can get it cut to size for no extra cost normally. Usually glass/Timber is ALOT cheaper from a timber/glass merchant as they specialize in that item. B&Q do set sheet sizes that need cutting etc.

I by all my diy wood from timber yard for ALOT cheaper than B&Q.
yes whilst glass is nice you've got to keep in mind what im planning on doing.

1) im not using sliding doors, im using a hinge, so im gonna have to drill through whatever i use, i cant do this as i have neither the equipment or the skills to drill through glass.

2) price, im a 16yo kid who pulls in little over £20 a weeks whilst the would be more than enough to pay for that size glass i also have other things that need buying.

3) polycarbonate is actually stonger, cheaper, more sratch resistant than glass. also it is much easier to work with.
 
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