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    Is this light ok

    ThanKyou very much!
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    Is this light ok

    I can not figure out how to make the 2x4 work. I’m sure it’s just my operator error but I cannot figure out how to get the clamp on there where it will hold tight. So, will the light be OK like this at a slight angle until I can get the lamp stand? Remember it’s a incandescent 65 W. I just feel...
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    Is this light ok

    Converted book case
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    Is this light ok

    ThanKyou! yeah, I can’t lower the lamp anymore unfortunately. So if I could find the right bulb that would raise the heat in the backing spot, You think I still need the ambient heat? I will have to do more research to figure out what that is 🤪
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    Is this light ok

    I have a Russian tortoise and I am trying to perfect his new set up. I was using a 65 W incandescent flood for warmth but my tortoises behavior has been off since his new set up with new lighting. I think my thermometer may be a bit off and his basking spot may not be warm enough because he...
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    Hibernating??

    Thanks so much! His basking spot could be a tinge warmer. It is between 85 and 92. And the overall temperature does not get colder than 60 at night. Which I have read is important. But He has been in the hide box for close to two weeks! He doesn’t eat any of his food that I offer him so I will...
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    Hibernating??

    Really? Ok . I am using heat and a new slate stone so it should be pretty nice in the basking spot. But his old enclosure was waaaaay too small so he never had the option to get really cool. I started turning out the light at night to help in the old enclosure. This new one should have plenty of...
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    Hibernating??

    Hello! I recently made my tortoise a new enclosure! It is awesome! It’s also much larger than the last one that he had and It includes a pretty good size hide box. I was really excited to put him in it and he enjoyed it for a few days. He had a couple feedings, had some water and then he went in...
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    Help with enclosure

    Hello! I got a bookshelf that I want to repurpose as a tort table for my Russian tortoise. It is Just a typical Looking shelf But, is it ok to use as is or do I need to clean wood or strip it?? The current backing is very sturdy so I would prefer to use it. I guess I’m just wondering if I need...
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