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DIY Cages: Critter Condo [48"X24"X24"]

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  1. cdumitru78

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    Thank you @originquilt, that is good to know, I saw it on their website as well. I was planning to use a basking light and a regular 10w UVB light, that works with my current set up and they are housed inside where temps never drop below 67. Good to know that the chamber works for you so far, I am very tempted to order one. Do you have the 36 inch or the 48 inch version?
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    I have the 48" version. My prior setup was about 33" so I figured if I was upgrading I might as well go much bigger than the old one.
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    @jsheffield @originquilt Can either of you provide and update on this enclosure? Is it still everything you hoped it would be?
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    @method89 - yes I am happy with the enclosure. I did have to tape off majority of the vent on the side to keep the humidity up to the level that I desire but it's not hard for a not-so-handy person like myself at all. I expect my Tiddles to be able to have enough room for at least another couple years (currently 10 months old) so it's definitely worth the $$.
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    Thanks for the update
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    jsheffield Well-Known Member Platinum Tortoise Club Tortoise Club

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    Yes, I'm still quite happy with the enclosure. It's a good hatchling/yearling enclosure that gave me and Darwin enough time to get ready for the next thing.

    Jamie
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    Great, Thanks for the update.
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    I have a very similar version, https://reptilekages.com/ same size, and I am happy with it so far. The only thing that I did was replace the plexiglass windows with regular glass, the plexiglass gets scratched up quite easily.
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    Thanks
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    Not bad for a simple PVC cage. A better size than most of the Animal Plastics for the price, but not exactly plug-n-play either.
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