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My First Build

Discussion in 'Tarantula Enclosures' started by Sergio, Mar 10, 2018.

  1. Sergio

    Sergio New Member

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    I went thicker than I should I should have but still Pleased :)
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    Nicely done! I was just thinking about giving it a go earlier, I have plenty of glass and a friendly aquarium shop that cuts and drills for me. I'm guessing you used acrylic?
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    Thank You.. Yes, I used acrylic from TAP plastics, its all pre cut and routed, just assembly required... A little on pricey side, but worth it, next cage will be 3/16" thick so it should be a little cheaper. My first cage came from Blackwater reptiles, though nice to look at immediately began to become undone at seams.
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    That's rubbish if it started coming apart, I would complain myself. Maybe you could actually pull it apart and rebuild it yourself .
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    Actually now that my new enclosure is complete will be moving my P. Metallica female in there and taking that enclosure apart and putting it back together right.. :)
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    Completed cage, Really Pleased considering it was my first :)
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    ThankYou.. )
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    Hi,
    The enclosure looks really awesome.. Just noticing the wire mesh for ventilation. I’ve heard that T’s can actually bite through them. Just thought I might mention it :) I don’t know how often it does happen or if it happens..
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    Thanks, if they do, will post update w pics :)
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    Really nice. I never thought about ordering pre fabbed pieces..excellent.
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    Thank You! :)
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