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#58747 - 09/18/05 08:04 PM For those with Reptariums
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I want to get one as a travel cage so that in case we have to evacuate due to a hurricane (God forbid) my babies have a nice big place to live. Anyways. I'm wondering about the whole drop-through thing at the bottom. I don't want them tromping around in their pee and poop. Has anyone come up with a way to build a little level at the bottom that creates a drop-pan type situation? I've been trying to think of the best way to come up with something like that.

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#58748 - 09/18/05 08:15 PM Re: For those with Reptariums [Re: ]
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I'm actually working on something like that for my cages. More or less, it's just a simple piece of PVC coated wire mesh cut to sit on top of the bars of the rept... I also have a water bottle set up that I'm working on. God, I need more time and money, lol.

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#58749 - 09/19/05 08:33 AM Re: For those with Reptariums [Re: ]
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Perhaps you could lay a sheet of fleece on the bottom of the reptarium and replace it daily. The fleece can be washed and reused. The fleece could be tucked under the poles of the reptarium, so it doesn't move around as much. However, the gliders like to jump, romp, having fun, etc. and the fleece may not stay at all four corners of the reptarium, so it is likely that there would be some exposures on the bottom of the reptarium. Just a thought.


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#58750 - 09/20/05 09:11 AM Re: For those with Reptariums [Re: ]
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PixTrix is right, that's what I have done with my reps, then all you have to do is shake and wash. <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif" alt="" />

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#58751 - 09/20/05 09:19 AM Re: For those with Reptariums [Re: ]
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[:"green"]Slightly off topic, but along the same vein...
Can someone post a picture of their reptarium? They sound like a great idea for travel cages, but I'm having a hard time visualizing the whole set-up for gliders... <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/nixweiss.gif" alt="" />
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#58752 - 09/20/05 09:26 AM Re: For those with Reptariums [Re: ]
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Suz, I wish you could have seen Queenduck's reps she had for her raffle for the SGGA interpreter... now THOSE were DESIGNER QUALITY reptarium setups... if you could just see that you'd want one of those big ones as a forever cage. Heck, I wanted to live in there!! <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif" alt="" /> Wish I could find that post, but we are getting ready to go to the hospital...

Maybe if you messaged her, she could send you the images?

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#58753 - 09/20/05 09:36 AM Re: For those with Reptariums [Re: ]
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Here is the link to Queenduck's "Rainbow" reptarium...... http://www.sweetandsoursugargliders.com/halloween_set.htm

Here is the "Sweet Dreams" reptarium setup.....
http://www.sweetandsoursugargliders.com/thanksgiving__set.htm

They were just awesome! Thanks Alicia!


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#58754 - 09/20/05 10:52 AM Re: For those with Reptariums [Re: ]
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[:"green"]Wow! They are really beautiful! I see what you mean about wanting to live in one, yourself <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/roflmao.gif" alt="" />!
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#58755 - 09/20/05 02:01 PM Re: For those with Reptariums [Re: ]
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my reptarium -- this picture has been used on many reptarium posts by me, to show people what im talking about, so forgive me if you've already seen it <img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/laugh.gif" alt="" />


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#58756 - 09/20/05 02:44 PM Re: For those with Reptariums [Re: ]
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Well if you really want a quick clean up Reptarium makes "soft trays" for these cages. Basically a clear vinyl "box" that sits in the bottom of the cage. I don't have one, but I might get it. I just use some fleece down there. Shake it out and replace it with a fresh one daily. When the suggies are awake, they spend very little time on the floor of their cage. When they are asleep they are wrapped up in their blanky on top of the floor fleece.

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#58757 - 09/20/05 04:26 PM Re: For those with Reptariums [Re: ]
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[:"green"]GlidersFoSho, thank you for the picture of your reptarium. It's beautiful! I love the way you got a wheel secured in there for them. Now, last stupid question: How does the door get secured closed?
Thank you!
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#58758 - 09/21/05 05:07 PM Re: For those with Reptariums [Re: ]
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Suz, I believe reptariums have a zipper closure.

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#58759 - 09/21/05 05:18 PM Re: For those with Reptariums [Re: J_Costello]
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<img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wave.gif" alt="" />
They have a zipper that goes from the top all the way around to the bottom. I love them, and I use fleece on the bottoms, and change it daily. I have attached a picture of one of mine too. The best thing is they are very light weight and easy to clean.
<img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/heartpump.gif" alt="" />
Angie


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