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    The New Enclosure Is Done (+ Photos)

    Hi,

    I really wanted to share my ball python's new enclosure.
    Last week I suddenly found ants in my ball python's old enclosure and since I wanted to move him to a larger enclosure anyway, I decided that I would do that immediately. (By the way after I moved him and thoroughly cleaned the old enclosure the ants were never seen again.)
    Sadly I didn't (and still don't) have everything I wanted to decorate the enclosure with but within the next month I'll fully furnish the enclosure. Today is also the first day I tried to feed him and he took the rat almost immediately.
    The enclosure is quite big. It's 150 cm (59 inches) x 68 cm (27 inches) x 80 cm (31 inches) big. I know that's a lot but I found out that my ball python (he's about 1 m in size (which is about 3,2 foot) and weighs about 650 grams at 1 year of age) weirdly seems way more calm in bigger enclosures. At first I was a bit worried that even he might think that the enclosure is too big but after a few days of midnight exploring, he settled down. As mentioned before, he even ate so I'm quite happy at the moment.
    The terrarium has two heat lamps and both of them are regulated by thermostats. The cold spot is at about 79 degrees and the heat spot is at about 89,5 degrees. The hides are right under the CHEs.











    Male Ball Python (Bumblebee het 100% Clown) - Friedrich
    Female Cat (unknown heritage, was an orphaned kitten) - Shirley

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    Re: The New Enclosure Is Done (+ Photos)

    Looking fabulous !!!


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    Very cool! Well done looks good!

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    Re: The New Enclosure Is Done (+ Photos)

    Quote Originally Posted by Zincubus View Post
    Looking fabulous !!!


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    Thanks a lot


    Quote Originally Posted by Hamsnacks
    Very cool! Well done looks good!
    Thank you
    Last edited by Caali; 03-30-2018 at 01:54 AM.
    Male Ball Python (Bumblebee het 100% Clown) - Friedrich
    Female Cat (unknown heritage, was an orphaned kitten) - Shirley

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    Impressive setup you have there.

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    I think it looks awesome!!

    you built it yourself ?

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    Outstanding! Well done

    I'm sure Friedrich will love it.
    The one thing I found that you can count on about Balls is that they are consistent about their inconsistentcy.

    1.2 Coastal Carpet Pythons
    Mack The Knife, 2013
    Lizzy, 2010
    Etta, 2013
    1.1 Jungle Carpet Pythons
    Esmarelda , 2014
    Sundance, 2012
    0.1 Normal BCI Boa, Butch, age?
    1.0 BCI Boa, Punch, 2005
    0.1 Normal Ball Python, Elvira, 2001
    0.1 Olive (Aussie) Python, Olivia, 2017

    Please excuse the spelling in my posts. Auto-Correct is my worst enema.

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    Re: The New Enclosure Is Done (+ Photos)

    Quote Originally Posted by Eramyl View Post
    Impressive setup you have there.
    Thank you very much. I'll try to make it even more impressive once it's fully done


    Quote Originally Posted by Phillydubs
    I think it looks awesome!!

    you built it yourself ?
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    I didn't build it myself. Someone near my area build this terrarium for his two bearded dragons but both of them died so after about 3 years after their death he wanted to give it away. I thought it was really pretty so I bought it.
    It was a lot of work to get the terrarium back in shape. We had remake some parts of the wall and repair some parts that were broken. We also had to build a cabinet base (but it is not completely done yet since he moved earlier than expected). I painted the terrarium again but I really want to put some more hanging plants in there. I'd to have some hanging from the ceiling
    The original plan was to go by the theme of a ruin. I have some items still coming that fit perfectly for that.


    Quote Originally Posted by Reinz
    Outstanding! Well done

    I'm sure Friedrich will love it.
    Thank you
    I hope he'll love it. The enclosure was lots of work
    Male Ball Python (Bumblebee het 100% Clown) - Friedrich
    Female Cat (unknown heritage, was an orphaned kitten) - Shirley

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    lovely!!! i'm jealous of people with ledges in their enclosures!
    0.1 human (:

    3.3 Ball python

    1.0 Albino 0.1 Coral Glow 0.1 Super Cinnamon paradox 1.0 Piebald 0.1 Pastel Enchi Leopard het Piebald 1.0 Coral Glow (High Contrast) het Piebald

    1.0 Corn snake

    1.0 Hypo


    1.0 Crested gecko
    0.1 ????

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    Oh man please post progression as you go along!

    this thing is gonna be cooool!!

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