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Diy enclouser idea

Discussion in 'Tarantula Enclosures' started by IamKrush, Feb 3, 2017.

  1. IamKrush

    IamKrush Well-Known Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    I like it.:)
    As with you, I, too, am sure it could be made with acrylic.
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    IamKrush Well-Known Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    I dont even like using glass for my snakes lol
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    Very cool! I wonder who my local glass man is :confused:
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    I know what you mean.
    I do have 4 snakes in glass enclosures. Really dislike it for at least three of them.
    Although I guess only four, out of over 100 snakes, is not bad. All of my geckos are not in glass enclosures either.
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    I made one of these the other day, I am in the process of making another today. They are made of acrylic and are chemically bonded together (no silicone) and I have made them for my P. Metallica's. They are 20cm x 20cm base and 30cm tall.

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    Very well done!
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    Very nice. I like the lock mechanism. Very unique to the ones I've seen.
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    I thought I'd keep it simple and effective. The engineer in me always looks for the simple design, and the artist in me always looks for the aesthetic design. I figured it fits nicely in between the two.. ;)
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    Very well done. Interested to see fully set up
    Last edited: Feb 4, 2017
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    I've set this one up, shame I don't have a decent stone or resin water bowl to give it a bit more of a natural look, I will have to get some.

    The background is just a piece of A4 paper with a random jungle type image that I printed and taped to the outside back.

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    Awesome! Here's a quick Solution to the water bowl. You can hot glue around the sides and put moss on it to make it more Aesthetically pleasing
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    image.jpeg image.jpeg I took a slightly larger dish and glued the moss onto it. I then put a waterbortle cap in that dish for when it gets soiled I can pluck it out and put a fresh one init.
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    I do like the back ground image tho. make it feel more safe for the T
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    I like that idea, but I've ordered some water bowls from ebay now! :D
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    Im waiting for mine to get bigger before i start doing that,haha!
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    I love it! I think it is a nice challenge to take up even though one might need a little help on some things.
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