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Naughty naughty hati hati

Discussion in 'Tarantula Chat' started by KezyGLA, Mar 8, 2017.

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    I hate these backgrounds!

    It seems all my Asian arboreal like to do this. It drives me nuts!

    At least I finally got a photo of one of my hati hati :hilarious:

    IMG_6376.JPG IMG_6354.JPG :shifty:
     
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  2. EulersK

    EulersK Arachnonomicon Staff Member

    I love the second picture :hilarious:

    "Oooo, is this a tiny crack I found? It is! I shall make this my abode."

    Why don't you just put hot glue along the seams before decoration? Seems like a simple fix to me, although I've never used these.
     
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  3. The Grym Reaper

    The Grym Reaper Arachnoreaper Arachnosupporter

    I'm not a fan of those backgrounds either tbh, I've seen them get chewed to pieces but I've never seen that before lol.
    I guess it's not so bad for the larger ones but in a nano tall they take up far too much room so I replace them with cork tile backgrounds which are less than half the thickness, look much better and are less likely to become chew toys.
     
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  4. Andrea82

    Andrea82 Arachnoking Active Member

    That second one is hilarious. 'if I don't see them, they won't see me'
    :)
     
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  5. gypsy cola

    gypsy cola Arachnoknight


     
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  6. Yeah. These Exo Terra backgrounds are real bad. I use LR backgrounds usually and this doesnt happen with them as they are flat fit. Every time I have put Poec in with these this is what happens. And now with Hati ahah:rolleyes:

    I should learn last time
     
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  7. sdsnybny

    sdsnybny Arachnogeek Arachnosupporter

    Hot glue wont work it melts the styrofoam, but there are glues that will work.
    I use them but buy bigger slabs (24x24) then turn it sideways so the gaps are blocked by the side glass.
     
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  8. The Grym Reaper

    The Grym Reaper Arachnoreaper Arachnosupporter

    That's the one, I couldn't remember the brand but one sheet of it does 3 nano tall enclosures or (I assume) 2 of the 30x30x45 enclosures.
     
  9. basin79

    basin79 Arachnoemperor Active Member

    You lucky sod. I bloody wish I got to see my lass.

    I take those backgrounds out.
     
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  10. Trenor

    Trenor Arachnoprince

    NC
    I've taken to using aquarium silicone on a lot of my fixtures that can't handle hot glue. It holds really well and most fully dry in a day or two. I used it on the second set of enclosures I built and it is golding up really well.
     
  11. You can try putting them back in? :p
     
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  12. D Sherlod

    D Sherlod Arachnoknight

    I always removed them for my geckos, because crickets would hide behind them.
    seems T's will do the same.
     
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  13. CEC

    CEC Arachnoangel Arachnosupporter

    I usually take the background out for the same reasons but I don't replace it with anything. I like seeing in from all four sides, just one more angle you can spot a sac.. ;)
     
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  14. pyro fiend

    pyro fiend Arachnoprince

    thats exactly what my p.cam did when she got an exoterra lmao the reason i now use cork board for backgrounds.. that and foam balls in all the webbing isnt pretty
     
  15. Chuckmater

    Chuckmater Arachnopeon

    Dude! Just be thankful you have a gorgeous Hati Hati!! Lucky!
     
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