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Building three new glass tropical enclosures (foto report)

Discussion in 'Vivariums and Terrariums' started by Nonnack, May 1, 2018.

  1. viper69

    viper69 ArachnoGod Old Timer

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    Thanks I wasn't sure if you were going bioactive or not. Let us know who that turns out. Sounds promising.
     
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  2. joseoro11

    joseoro11 Arachnopeon

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    What did you use for the glass to slide as a door? and for ventilation?
     
  3. Nonnack

    Nonnack Arachnosquire

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    For door rail I used aluminum 'U' profile, for vent perforated steel plate. I cut it to needed size and paint black for nice look.
     
  4. RonnyT

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    What if the tarantula burrows into the clay balls?
     
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  5. Nonnack

    Nonnack Arachnosquire

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    Than it will be inch or less from the bottom. Clay balls are very light, its not like heavy stones, I don't think it can do any harm to tarantula.
     
  6. Jayke

    Jayke Arachnopeon

    Very nice! If you don't mind me asking, where do you get your wood from?
     
  7. Nonnack

    Nonnack Arachnosquire

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    Thanks, sure I don't mind. Most of stuff I get just from my backyard;P I live in country, and there is lot of trees growing in my property. Every year we cut down lot of branches and even whole trees. That is when I look for nice looking pieces of bark and wood. But all that stuff you can get from forest, and you don't need to cut anything (actually you shouldn't), moss, roots, bark, everything is just laying in forest ground.
     
  8. N8Legged

    N8Legged Arachnosquire

    what do you call that plastic screen stuff you have over the back side of the enclosure, i've seen it made in clear somewhere else before too. but I have no idea what to ask for when I go to the hardware store looking for it.
     
  9. Nonnack

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    I am not sure what you are asking for. You mean that black ventilation? It is perforated steel plate, that I cut to proper size and painted black.