Only problem with using cardboard is that it tends to mold with any type of moisture.Hey guys I'm abou to rehouse my 1.5 inch p regalis and the piece of cork bark that I have is too wide for the enclosure that I'm housing it in. I was wondering if I could cut the brown part of a toilet paper roll and use that?
I have found a great way to waterproof stuff like this. I don't use cardboard tubes, but real bark from outside...... however have tried this on a paper towel roll and it works great. First of all I collect the bark in the winter time so I know that there is no bugs in it. Then When I pick out a piece to use for the desired terrarium, I stick it in the freezer over night JUST IN CASE. Now this part is geared toward the bark AND your cardboard tube...... I then take the same silicone that I make my custom backdrop with ( Rob C youtube style). Basically do the same thing as you do to backdrops..... figure out what part of the bark ( or cardboard tube ) will be in contact with the substrate...... then coat it with silicone and dry eco earth...... just like the foam backdrops.... This not only makes the tube or bark more "stable", but it also waterproofs it!!! Just like any other silicone...... Let it sit and air out before using it with your spiders!! I usually give it AT LEAST 48 hours.... sometimes 72 just in case.Superglue doesn't hold up to moisture. Use 100% silicone caulk instead, and wait a few days for the outgassing to cease before placing the occupant in it's new home.
I always used superglue to adhere soft coral frags to rock. It is actually pretty darn waterproof. I don't know about it holding the weight over time though. I agree the silicone would be better for that.Superglue doesn't hold up to moisture. Use 100% silicone caulk instead, and wait a few days for the outgassing to cease before placing the occupant in it's new home.
are you eluding to being a prescription med addict or just on a lot of medOnly problem with using cardboard is that it tends to mold with any type of moisture.
how about some empty pill bottles? (your crazy friend SarahAntula has plenty haha)
Also Try michaels for ceramic hides or home depot/lowes plumbing section you can find some nice T's for your T's. This also gives you an excuse to walk around the hardware store.
HAHAisn't the "brown part of the toilet paper roll" usually in the toilet? Just curious lol ;P
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are you eluding to being a prescription med addict or just on a lot of med
I used to get disturbing dreams often... it's part of having PTSD.HAHA
Good Heavens I wish I could have unlimited access to prescription meds :drool:
Then maybe I would stop having those disturbing dreams .
hehe Just eluding to the fact that If I swallow those "not so helpful crazy pills" Like candy; 1 bottle a day. I should have plenty of extra bottles to donate as spider hides ;P