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    Re: Larger light guards?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ax01 View Post
    i think that's the diameter of the base of the light fixture: https://ball-pythons.net/forums/show...=1#post2628642

    i googled "reptile light guard" and one of the hits was ebay. there's a bunch on there and a quick scroll, i found this: https://www.ebay.com/itm/Reptile-Amp...YAAOSwR9pbIN2o per the pictures, it's supposed 15cm which is like 5.9inches (but the descriptions below says 5.12cm :/ ) also they do look like minnow traps lol.

    i also like the idea a fashioning hardware as Star mentioned. here are some light guard options from Home Depot. u use a screw to tighten them around the neck of the light fixture instead of the base.:
    https://www.homedepot.com/p/Adamax-M...LG1B/204610654
    https://www.homedepot.com/p/Leviton-...-00W/100356895


    me - i would just go to LLLreptiles, get this overly large guard and call it a day: http://www.lllreptile.com/products/3...ght-cage-cover it's a 6.25inch cube all the away around. they have storefronts in SoCal.
    Thaaaaank you!! Iím stressing out about this nonsense and I am the LEAST handy person ever😂😂😂

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    Re: Larger light guards?

    Quote Originally Posted by craigafrechette View Post
    Can you post a pic? I can be pretty crafty with stuff like that at times, but I'm the type of person who needs to see it to be able to figure it out.

    Maybe others will have ideas too if they see it?
    I turned the cage upside down to make it easier. But easy it is not

    I guess I could take the fixtures out and install my rhp if I have to, but I like that it has a fluorescent light installed already for a day/night cycle. Iím making this way harder than it needs to be


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