New indoor/winter enclosure build. Looking for suggestions.

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are you going waterproof the bottom or sides first?
I'm going to put a tarp down before substrate but I'm not too worried about the walls. I think I'm going to line the inside walls with Reed fencing.
 
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I used a $50 pool tarp lining for my tort enclosure, and I'm sooooooooooo glad I did. I was going to just use contractor bags at first. The pool tarp is rated for up to 200 degrees, and is resilient to clawing. A side benefit is it also absorbs and holds heat really well, and helps regulate the temp of the enclosure, keeping it more cost effective.
 

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Im gonna go with a green house type with heavy duty plastic once i move jack to the basement.. to make it easier to keep the heat and humidity in. My winters are way colder than urs lol
 

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Im gonna go with a green house type with heavy duty plastic once i move jack to the basement.. to make it easier to keep the heat and humidity in. My winters are way colder than urs lol
I honestly might not need to do much more. It really doesn't get to cold in my basement. Mid to lower fifties is probably the lowest.
 

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Does anybody know if the dome connected to the fixture is actually necessary? Or could I take the dome off and just hang the CHE?
 

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Does anybody know if the dome connected to the fixture is actually necessary? Or could I take the dome off and just hang the CHE?
Well.... heat rises.

I think the dome only pushes the heat down before ultimately letting it rise

technical term: radiates the heat downward
 

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Where did you get the freezer curtain?

I actually need a new source. There used to be a seller on ebay that would sell it by the foot, cut in whatever lengths you needed. Unfortuantely they no longer appear to be offering that.

I might end up getting a whole roll if it comes down to it. I'm going to be building a 8x4 Box for outside this summer and will need more curtains.
 

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I actually need a new source. There used to be a seller on ebay that would sell it by the foot, cut in whatever lengths you needed. Unfortuantely they no longer appear to be offering that.

I might end up getting a whole roll if it comes down to it. I'm going to be building a 8x4 Box for outside this summer and will need more curtains.
I think I'll just rig a car floor mat. Really don't want to spend $80 on a 12"x12" door! Lol
 

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perhaps a silly question, does it need a door indoors?
 
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