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Polymer clay water dishes

Discussion in 'Tarantula Enclosures' started by Nanchantress, Jun 22, 2017.

  1. Nanchantress

    Nanchantress New Member

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    Yesterday's project: Made 12 miniature water dishes out of bake-able polymer clay for my spiderlings. And also some miniature caves... Can you see one hiding ? Penny for size reference. These enclosures are Really Useful Boxes from Office Max with the top cut out and replaced with plexiglass. How-To video on YouTube by EulersK (episode 8).

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    Excellent enclosures!! Quite creative!! The pics are awesome. And you are very talented with the water dishes!! I have but one small concern: If the water dishes are heavy, one of them could hurt a T. For example, I have an A. calcodes who loves to burrow under her water dish and hide. Please make sure your awesome dishes don't crush an unsuspecting T.

    Love the plexiglass idea....and thanks for the reference.
    Welcome to TF! I think you'll find that everyone is really helpful and very respectful.
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    kormath Well-Known Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    If they do start burrowing under the dish i just move them. I haven't yet seen a dish squish a T, but i guess it could happen. Dishes and caves are cool! might have to try this myself :)
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    What size containers are those from Really Useful Boxes?
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    Nanchantress New Member

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    The 12 smallest Really Useful Boxes in photo are the 0.14 liter and the 4 on the right are the 0.3 liter. My local Office Max/Depot had them but you can also get them online and see the whole range of sizes at reallyusefulproducts.com

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