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New Outdoor Table - Lots of Pics

Discussion in 'Tortoise Enclosures' started by richosullivan, Apr 8, 2014.

  1. richosullivan

    richosullivan Well-Known Member

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    Took an old Thomas the Tank Engine table, reinforced it, and added a top. Being in Florida gives me great hummidity (but installed a mister using the Mister Timer to run during the hotter part of the day: http://www.amazon.com/Mister-Timer-Micro-Sprays-Irrigation/dp/B0071CVF18). Still adding a few more plants, but getting there.

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    Very, very nice. Like it.
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    Fantastic job!
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    Brilliant! May I ask what's the size of it?
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    It's 32" x 50" and 18" deep. I have about 5 inches of substrate:top soil base, coco coir top and then some Orchid bark in places to provide some different surfaces. Substrate is deeper in areas to give some variation - little hills and gradients for him to climb.
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    Yvonne G Old Timer TFO Admin 5 Year Member Platinum Supporter

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    You did a great job on that. Is that the elongated in there or the YF? Its a real beauty of a habitat.
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    Thanks, a little bit of work but worth it. This is for the YF, he's much younger so was comfortable with this size for him.
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    Great Job... :) It's is Amazing :)
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    Thanks, added a few extra plants to provide some additional shade/hiding places.

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    That's just beautiful, and so secure! Well done. Love the addition of the plants
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    Omg that's wonderful!! Come do mine?! ;)
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    hi there. are you still keeping your open enclosure type? what is the ambient humid and temp there?
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    i'm in Florida and keep it outdoors under a covered patio - so it got standard daily temps and humidity for central Florida with the luxury of some built in shade during the hottest part of the day, and a mister that I ran at 11am so as to increase humidity under the plants etc during the hottest part of the day as well.
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    Very Nice!
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