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    Tort outside hide construction and results, 20 f lows.

    The chicken have their own coop, they are nosy. Thanks . Some questions I still have - There is a "master" thermostat (if you will) that is set for 75. The under mat gets to 115, overhead 112 , surface temps. The stat reads 74 while Shellies shell reads 69 (as shown). I have found her...
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    Tort outside hide construction and results, 20 f lows.

    Hide I built for Shellie. We are in Las Vegas NV where it gets down to 20f. Thanks to Tom for his crucial construction tips ( not to big!, heat above and below Tort and many more). While some may find this a little rough , I remember my fathers words "Your not building a Piano!"...
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    Kane Heat Mat

    Hi Tom, So many choices for heat. For a 32" tall side to 24" tall short side. 48"x84" insulated hide for African Spur In Vegas . Option A - RHP on lid and pig matt below that both set to single 70deg controller . Opt.B or this 1500wat infred wall mount or maybe 1000 watt . These...
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    Ceramic Heat Emitters vs. Heat Panels

    Tom Thanks for the encouragement. I know i'll have more questions & appreciate you taking the time. The floor - I'll go 4x4 treated frame, w 3/4 ply floor, 1 1/2 foam under floor with masonite over that. the masonite should be 1 1/2 above the dirt then. What litter you like over the...
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    Sulcuta

    Tom , ok didnt know about a space off the pads but still in the hide 9a larger hide then).. Thanks Vince
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    Ceramic Heat Emitters vs. Heat Panels

    Tom, Ok. Thanks again for sharing your wisdom! I'll go with an insulated floor and a "Kane' and OHP. About the door.. so I'm closing Shelly up at night like the chickens except I thought they had a night time mode too? And it sounds like she will borrow somewhere else...
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    Ceramic Heat Emitters vs. Heat Panels

    Thanks Tom! So I'll go shorter. 20" front, 24" rear. Is Door opening to be 24"wide x18" tall enough? I have an oil filled radiant heater that is 23" inches tall without the wheels, so ill use that and the RHP probably. How close do you put yours to the wood & foam ( ill cover foam...
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    Ceramic Heat Emitters vs. Heat Panels

    Tom and Rocco's mom (or dad?), Thanks for this thread! So Shelly is a 40 lb sulcata female, who will live outside in Las Vegas NV. I have a 4'x6' x 3' tall in back 2' tall in front, timber with 1 1/2" foam lined walls & lined pitched tin roof "hide", in mind to build. How does this...
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