TRASH MAHAL Finally finished

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I finished it late last night. Stuffed their little butts in the new hide and they woke up in a whole new world.
Breakfast Buffet
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Downstairs pool
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Cool hide and heated hide
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Custom staircase
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Duel basking sites 100 and 105
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Two story humidifier

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Lighting controls
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The whole thing
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Looks Great, i would never house them together tho.
Sulcatas are very aggressive and live fine alone, one will bully or even seriously injure the other one.
 

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Jacob said:
Looks Great, i would never house them together tho.
Sulcatas are very aggressive and live fine alone, one will bully or even seriously injure the other one.

Thanks
I do know that now but not when I first decided to keep two.
I have room outside for two enclosures and plan to separate them when they get older.
So far so good though. Luckily they seem to get along quite well.
They like to eat together hang out and sleep side by side.
I do realize I'm playing with fire and I will separate them at the first sign of conflict.
I just hope it will be when they are big enough to live outside.
 

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So far they seem to be enjoying themselves.
They are cruising around Sulcata Style checking out every corner.
 

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Very nice. You've put a lot of work into it.
 

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Impressive!

I see your using almost the same light setup I have with the Thermostat, 2 basking lights, 2 CHEs and the Hide (altho I used heat cable for my hide instead of the heat mat like yours) Very Nice.... now to build THE OTHER ONE! hehehehe :p

it's bigger than I thought.... 2 Questions...

1] How you gonna get it out next year when your little out grow it?

2] how do you get the little ones that hide under the ramp and behind the hide? even MY arms arn't that long!
 

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Zamric said:
Impressive!

I see your using almost the same light setup I have with the Thermostat, 2 basking lights, 2 CHEs and the Hide (altho I used heat cable for my hide instead of the heat mat like yours) Very Nice.... now to build THE OTHER ONE! hehehehe :p

it's bigger than I thought.... 2 Questions...

1] How you gonna get it out next year when your little out grow it?

2] how do you get the little ones that hide under the ramp and behind the hide? even MY arms arn't that long!

#1 the base is separate from the cage. Both engineered to fit sideways through a standard door

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cljohnson said:
Zamric said:
Impressive!

I see your using almost the same light setup I have with the Thermostat, 2 basking lights, 2 CHEs and the Hide (altho I used heat cable for my hide instead of the heat mat like yours) Very Nice.... now to build THE OTHER ONE! hehehehe :p

it's bigger than I thought.... 2 Questions...

1] How you gonna get it out next year when your little out grow it?

2] how do you get the little ones that hide under the ramp and behind the hide? even MY arms arn't that long!

#1 the base is separate from the cage. Both engineered to fit sideways through a standard door

#2
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Awwwwww:rolleyes:
 

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Zamric said:
Impressive!

I see your using almost the same light setup I have with the Thermostat, 2 basking lights, 2 CHEs and the Hide (altho I used heat cable for my hide instead of the heat mat like yours)

I though about using heat cable then came up with the idea of the under tank heater.
It is stuck to the bottom of a piece of glass that I siliconed in after I waterproofed it.
Now I can pull the tub out anytime to clean add water or dump out without messing with any wires.
 

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Wow. That is fantastic. I don't think I've ever seen a better enclosure than that. I'm never showing pictures of mine again...

When they outgrow it you'll have to get a smaller species that will last in there for a while.
 

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Tom said:
Wow. That is fantastic. I don't think I've ever seen a better enclosure than that. I'm never showing pictures of mine again...

When they outgrow it you'll have to get a smaller species that will last in there for a while.

That is my plan.
Just don't tell my wife.
She thinks I should sell it.
The only problem is if I got $2,000 for it I'd make about 3 bucks an hour.

Tom said:
When they outgrow it you'll have to get a smaller species that will last in there for a while.

Maybe a Star.
Similar diet and housing needs and they stay small.
 
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