Second floor compilation

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SonicRivera
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Second floor compilation

Post by SonicRivera » Fri Apr 19, 2019 12:01 am

Just post your pictures of your second floors, weather it's just a small hammock or a literal second floor! Coolest picture is the coolest! :crabbigsmile:

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Re: Second floor compilation

Post by ciaraalston » Fri Apr 19, 2019 3:13 pm

Here's my tank in the making, I've added the shelf for the shell shop. I'll also be adding a shelf on the right side for food dishes
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Re: Second floor compilation

Post by Cococrabgirl! » Tue May 21, 2019 5:01 pm

My second level is simple, and I plan on making a new one,but the crabbies love it. Btw the red basket actually isn't in my tank I was seeing if it fit but then it didn't. ImageImage

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Re: Second floor compilation

Post by Cococrabgirl! » Tue May 21, 2019 5:02 pm

ciaraalston wrote:Here's my tank in the making, I've added the shelf for the shell shop. I'll also be adding a shelf on the right side for food dishes
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What is the material called that you used to make your awesome climbing walls and second level?

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Post by ciaraalston » Tue May 21, 2019 5:05 pm

Cococrabgirl! wrote:What is the material called that you used to make your awesome climbing walls and second level?

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its egg crate light diffuser. It's in the lumber/insulation section at home depot. A 4 feet by 3 feet sheet is about $13.
This idea came from @aussieJJdude and @Motocrab Image

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Re: Second floor compilation

Post by Cococrabgirl! » Tue May 21, 2019 5:07 pm

ciaraalston wrote:its egg crate light diffuser. It's in the lumber/insulation section at home depot. A 4 feet by 3 feet sheet is about $13.
This idea came from @aussieJJdude and @Motocrab Image

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Thank you! I am definitely going to get some! What did you use to cut it into smaller pieces?

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Post by ciaraalston » Tue May 21, 2019 5:09 pm

Cococrabgirl! wrote:Thank you! I am definitely going to get some! What did you use to cut it into smaller pieces?

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It breaks easily. I used the handle of a screwdriver, my boyfriend used the the flat edge of a heavy knife. It just takes a hard whack at it and it breaks. But I highly recommend doing it outside! Pieces fly everywhere and they're very small. Stepping on them feels like stomping on a Lego! It's a huge mess lol

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Re: Second floor compilation

Post by Cococrabgirl! » Tue May 21, 2019 5:11 pm

ciaraalston wrote:It breaks easily. I used the handle of a screwdriver, my boyfriend used the the flat edge of a heavy knife. It just takes a hard whack at it and it breaks. But I highly recommend doing it outside! Pieces fly everywhere and they're very small. Stepping on them feels like stomping on a Lego! It's a huge mess lol

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Thank you! And thank you very much on the heads up on it breaking. If it got stuck in my mom's foot it would cause serious damage. So thank you!

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Re: Second floor compilation

Post by ciaraalston » Tue May 21, 2019 5:13 pm

Cococrabgirl! wrote:Thank you! And thank you very much on the heads up on it breaking. If it got stuck in my mom's foot it would cause serious damage. So thank you!

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You're welcome!! We have dogs and I made a huge mess which we quickly realized needed to be cleaned up before they got into it!

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Re: Second floor compilation

Post by Cococrabgirl! » Tue May 21, 2019 5:24 pm

ciaraalston wrote:You're welcome!! We have dogs and I made a huge mess which we quickly realized needed to be cleaned up before they got into it!

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Oh that could have ended bad.Thankful you realized that.

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Re: Second floor compilation

Post by FairyDefender » Fri May 31, 2019 2:54 pm

Do u have a UTH on the back of your tat & if so does the egg crate affect heating? I love the idea but I'm struggling to maintain heat already. I've decided I'm going to have to add another UTH I'm just afraid it will be to hot then.

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Re: Second floor compilation

Post by ciaraalston » Fri May 31, 2019 8:57 pm

FairyDefender wrote:Do u have a UTH on the back of your tat & if so does the egg crate affect heating? I love the idea but I'm struggling to maintain heat already. I've decided I'm going to have to add another UTH I'm just afraid it will be to hot then.

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I personally haven't had any issues with heating and the egg crate. I used to have a cocofiber mat across my tank and I struggled to keep the temp up. Since I set this tank up, the temp has stayed between 79 and 85 on average. Usually about 82 or 83

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Re: Second floor compilation

Post by Xenocrab » Fri May 31, 2019 9:00 pm

Wire cutters or scissors (scissors that you don't mind ruining)

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Re: Second floor compilation

Post by FairyDefender » Sat Jun 01, 2019 7:35 am

OIC. I was thinking about the cocofiber over the egg crate. That would probably cause heating issues like that. Thanks for the reply

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Re: Second floor compilation

Post by MauiMama » Tue Aug 20, 2019 1:09 pm

Here's mine! I built the platforms and bridge out of popsicle sticks, bamboo shoots and twine.


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