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Simple Terrarium
This terrarium was made by my brother and me. We made it for our chameleon, but I think you can use it for gecko or other lizards. =)

if you are asking what is Repti glow bulb I must say that is an UVB emissive bulb which is very needed for the lizards. It gives them necessary calcium.( You can buy it in pet store or on the internet. But I advice you to ask which is the best for your pet.
(P.S: Sorry for my English =D)

Posted by Teri from Albrechtičky, Moravian-Silesian Region, Czech Republic • Published See Teri's 28 projects »
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  • How to make a terrarium. How To Make Simple Terrarium - Step 1
    Step 1

    So first get an old terrarium. We used iron-plate one.
    Use polystyrene like seal. Also use for it silicone glue or some glue on porous surface.

  • How to make a terrarium. How To Make Simple Terrarium - Step 2
    Step 2

    From the polystyrene make some "islands, hills or hideaways".
    Glue it inside and let it dry, best overnight.

  • How to make a terrarium. How To Make Simple Terrarium - Step 3
    Step 3

    Next get the concrete powder and water.
    Mix it together as described in instruction.With the mixture smear the inside of the terrarium and let it dry.
    Repeat it about 4 times.
    On the picture you can also see flower-pot. It´s good to hide the light bulb,because the animal can burn from it.

  • How to make a terrarium. How To Make Simple Terrarium - Step 4
    Step 4

    After drying.

  • How to make a terrarium. How To Make Simple Terrarium - Step 5
    Step 5

    Now it´s the time to add the electrical.
    It is better to ask someone for help.
    On the top make two holes for the bulbs. As I said ask someone for the help with the electrical wiring.

  • How to make a terrarium. How To Make Simple Terrarium - Step 6
    Step 6

    Final hide the normal bulb with the flower-pot, add tree branches and ficus or another creeper.
    Also add a door.

  • How to make a terrarium. How To Make Simple Terrarium - Step 7
    Step 7

    And there he is. Our chameleon Jemi. =)
    I hope that this How to is not so difficult =D If you have any questions, ask me =)

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Teri
Teri · Albrechtičky, Moravian-Silesian Region, CZ · 34 projects
I love them too. When I used to be a kid we have snakes and geckos. I love them. One time I took them to the school =D
Then we sell them and now me and my brother would like to have anothers. So we start with chameleon and planing about geckos, agamas and snakes =)
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Azraels Requiem
Azraels Requiem · Bridgeport, Connecticut, US · 47 projects
I love lizards, I've owned so many kinds since I was a kid. I got my tarantula for my birthday 3 years ago, my mother is terrified of it
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Teri
Teri · Albrechtičky, Moravian-Silesian Region, CZ · 34 projects
Yes thats true. We are planing to make another for geckos, because we figure out that is cheaper =)
And you have tarantula? that´s awesome =) I really want one, but I can´t have it, because my mom is scared of spiders.
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Azraels Requiem
Azraels Requiem · Bridgeport, Connecticut, US · 47 projects
Beautiful, people spend lots of money for these types of set ups, I have a similar set up for my tarantula
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Teri
Teri · Albrechtičky, Moravian-Silesian Region, CZ · 34 projects
thanks =)
Yes he is. I really love him ^_^
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moonmonster
moonmonster
greta idea, Jemi is sweet ^^
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