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02-06-2013, 11:53 AM #1
Anyone else have this problem with exo terra?
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02-06-2013, 12:13 PM #2
I don't use the styrofoam backgrounds, in part to keep that from happening.Morelia spilota harrisoni * Morelia spilota mcdowelli * Liasis fuscus * Liasis mackloti * Liasis mackloti savuensis * Liasis olivaceous olivaceous* Anteresia maculosa * Python regius * Gekko gecko * Correlophus ciliatus * Blaesodactylus boivini * Lepidodactylus lugubris
02-06-2013, 01:07 PM #3
My guys used the cable slots as one of their hides, they never had issues getting out. I flipped the styro over and put the notches at top.
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02-06-2013, 03:05 PM #4
I think if u Apuleius ore dirt in high enough to cover the holes it should be fine
02-06-2013, 04:24 PM #5
Are there other hiding places and plenty of cover? Silk branches can be purchased at $ stores. My male likes to hide in bamboo.
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02-06-2013, 08:51 PM #7
Yes, it happens a lot with these backgrounds. I use sphagnum moss to block all accesses so that won't happen"Thorr Geckos" private breeder in Normandy.
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02-06-2013, 08:52 PM #8
You can also wet paper towel (maybe even mix a little Elmer's glue in) and stuff the openings. Then when it dries you have kind of a paper mache effect.
02-08-2013, 04:54 PM #9
If this is an issue just buy the cork bark board that fits and screw pieces of wood or cork rounds to it to make a 3D back ground. I plan on trying that in a few weeks when it warms up and im not getting pounded by a blizzard and maybe 2-3ft of snow.
02-08-2013, 04:56 PM #10
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it's not very expensive (lasts FOREVER), looks nicer, takes up less volume, and is natural.Morelia spilota harrisoni * Morelia spilota mcdowelli * Liasis fuscus * Liasis mackloti * Liasis mackloti savuensis * Liasis olivaceous olivaceous* Anteresia maculosa * Python regius * Gekko gecko * Correlophus ciliatus * Blaesodactylus boivini * Lepidodactylus lugubris