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  • Bogertophis's Avatar
    Today, 12:31 AM
    Personally I'd never use vinyl because I don't like breathing it, & snakes would be enclosed with it & they're far smaller & more vulnerable than we...
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  • Snagrio's Avatar
    Today, 12:17 AM
    Had a thought, what about non-adhesive vinyl sheet cut to fit after the corners/edges are sealed? I've seen some enclosures utilize it. It's water...
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  • Bogertophis's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:37 PM
    Bogertophis replied to a thread New BP owner in General BP's
    Oh yes, it was fine, with my help. Just a little complicated to remove the tape, as it was a rattlesnake, but fortunately their scales are quite...
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  • Bogertophis's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:16 PM
    You're confusing "sealing" corners with sealing surfaces. Silicone aquarium sealant is thick, not spreadable- it's used to glue & seal corners so...
    16 replies | 293 view(s)
  • Snagrio's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:12 PM
    Didn't think I'd get that kind of response. :weirdface I don't know much about sealants and everywhere I look about them always says the same 100%...
    16 replies | 293 view(s)
  • Jslantz94's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:49 PM
    Jslantz94 replied to a thread New BP owner in General BP's
    I'm not sure I want to know lol. Hopefully the snake was okay afterward.
    13 replies | 175 view(s)
  • Bogertophis's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:47 PM
    Bogertophis replied to a thread New BP owner in General BP's
    FYI: One more thing about using any sort of tape inside a snake enclosure, & I speak from experience, many many years ago :rolleyes:: even tape...
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  • Jslantz94's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:40 PM
    Jslantz94 replied to a thread New BP owner in General BP's
    Okay sounds good, thank you!
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  • Bogertophis's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:23 PM
    Um, no...you don't want to try to spread silicone aquarium sealant on flat surfaces...no, no, no...it's used in the corners, just like in actual...
    16 replies | 293 view(s)
  • KMG's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:09 PM
    KMG replied to a thread New BP owner in General BP's
    Not knowing exactly what you are using I can not say 100% but my guess would be everything would be fine. I would cut them just like you have the...
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  • Jslantz94's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:06 PM
    Jslantz94 replied to a thread New BP owner in General BP's
    Oh okay I see what you are saying, yeah it would look clean. I guess my only concern would be the heat on the PVC sheets from the lamp. Do you think...
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  • KMG's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:54 PM
    KMG replied to a thread New BP owner in General BP's
    That would work great and really I don't think I would cover it in foil. The only reason I suggested it with carboard is to keep it from absorbing...
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  • Jslantz94's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:53 PM
    Jslantz94 replied to a thread New BP owner in General BP's
    I have more of the PVC board, I will cut that to fit the screen and cover it in foil. Thank you!
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  • KMG's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:49 PM
    KMG replied to a thread New BP owner in General BP's
    Google pictures of snakes and tape. You will be removing it like lightning. It is never a good idea to use tape inside the cage. It can really harm...
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  • Jslantz94's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:48 PM
    Jslantz94 replied to a thread New BP owner in General BP's
    Okay that's a good idea, thank you!
    13 replies | 175 view(s)
  • Snagrio's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:45 PM
    Snagrio replied to a thread New BP owner in General BP's
    Good point. You could perhaps put one layer nonstick side down and have the other layer on top of it (so they're taped to each other) and make it...
    13 replies | 175 view(s)
  • Snagrio's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:39 PM
    That was my second guess. No worries, I'm no expert at multi-tasking myself. :rofl: And sorry, not trowel. I meant a putty knife. You know, these...
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  • Jslantz94's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:39 PM
    Jslantz94 replied to a thread New BP owner in General BP's
    I put it inside because I felt like the adhesive side facing down would be a bad idea just in case there was condensation buildup and it dripped into...
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  • Snagrio's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:18 PM
    Snagrio replied to a thread New BP owner in General BP's
    I'd suggest moving the tape and putting it over the top of the screen, not underneath it. You never want any type of adhesive in with a snake,...
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  • Bogertophis's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:01 PM
    No, that was me being distracted & fumbling my reply (hit wrong button) then restoring your post as it was, nothing you said, lol- multi-tasking att...
    16 replies | 293 view(s)
  • Jslantz94's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:00 PM
    Jslantz94 started a thread New BP owner in General BP's
    Hello all! This last Friday me and my wife got our first ball python from a local pet store. I did research for about 3 months before deciding...
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  • Snagrio's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:41 PM
    I'm guessing I simply use a sealant trowel to get a smooth even coating over the whole inner enclosure? And while I have an idea as to what wood...
    16 replies | 293 view(s)
  • Bogertophis's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:20 PM
    Sure, by all means look for features that work for you, OR, pieces that lend themselves to what you need. Tempered glass sliders are fairly cheap-...
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  • Snagrio's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:38 PM
    I imagine you can also make a little less work for yourself if you find one with certain "features" already built in? Like glass doors that can...
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  • 303_enfield's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:06 PM
    Yes, two Pro Products in T35's an T60's. I'm using Herpstat 2's an 4's. Rooms are 70 in the summer an mid 60's in the winter.. If I order anymore...
    1 replies | 61 view(s)
  • Thom Noble's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:46 PM
    Thank you! The show was awesome. So many great people vending. They expanded the area about 1/3 larger, so it never felt crowded. People seemed to...
    3 replies | 152 view(s)
  • Bogertophis's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:28 PM
    I'm so sorry about the loss of your geckos. IBD (inclusion body disease) comes to mind, but I don't know if it affects lizards too, or how, if it...
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  • Charles8088's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:27 PM
    Regarding PVC or wood enclosures of 6 ft. or less... has anyone ever used TWO RHP's, one on the cool side and one of the warm? Each RHO with its own...
    1 replies | 61 view(s)
  • Bogertophis's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:01 PM
    I don't find that our "search" feature works all that well for me either, fwiw. ;) Anyway- there's a great deal of variation in furniture, so...
    16 replies | 293 view(s)
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