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Discussion in 'Aldabra tortoises' started by DAV46, May 16, 2011.

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  1. DAV46

    DAV46 Member 5 Year Member

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    Here is an updated pic on the Aldabra and Redfoots new home. Got the fencing up this weekend and also included a pic of part of the inside. I added linoleum to the wood floor (for protection from moisture) and covered with mulch. You can see the divider between Squirts section and the redfoots. Redfoots got a smaller area that is untill squirt grows into taking the whole shed then it will be plan B for the redroots. (Not sure what plan B is yet haha).
    Again probably should have posted this in the enclosure section but wanted Aldabra people to see.

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    The fence looks good, well the entire enclosure looks great, very nice...
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    Look's great they are going to love it :) how do you like that fence it's the same as what I am thinking on getting I didnt know how sturdy it would be:tort:
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    Nice! I like the decorations and the paint job. And I think you're really going to appreciate the shelf inside. Good job!
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    ALDABRAMAN KEEPER AT HEART 5 Year Member

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    Outstanding!
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    Very luxerious and show's a lot of love!
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    Yes that is the black metal fencing you can get at Lowes. I started a small pen with it and just keep adding sections. It is the perfect height so my dogs cant jump it. I beleive it is 3ft high. Kind of expensive though around 16 bucks a 3 foot section. It is plenty sturdy but I still like to put something around the bottom so the tortoises cant poke their heads through. Dont think it will work for a 200lb aldabra but I will cross that bridge another day.
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    coreyc Active Member 5 Year Member

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    Thank's for the info that's where I seen at Lowes it to same reason I want to get it one of my dogs jump's the little fence I have now:( I like the look of that one :)
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    All I can say is: First class. That whole set-up looks great.
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    Awesome, Looks Great!
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    Good job on the house. Looks fancy :p
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    DeanS SULCATA OASIS 5 Year Member

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    I've seen what a 200 lb sulcata can do to a 300 pound wrought iron gate...so my opinion is start buying those cinder blocks...or boulders little by little until you have enough to build them a retaining wall. With Aldabs...it won't need to be any higher than three feet. Nice work, BTW!:tort:
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    Really Nice Shed! Did you build it yourself? If not who was the manufacturer? Also, do you have a heating element in the shed? My mother is moving from FL to SC with her Aldabra Mortimer & we are trying to figure out his future accommodations for the climate change! :D
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