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by Lucy206
28 Feb 2018, 18:29
Forum: Enclosures
Topic: Suitable lining for an enclosure
Replies: 10
Views: 5520

Re: Suitable lining for an enclosure

Hi nina! Ive tried lino tiles and sheets and still managed to leak through so the pond liner which im close to buying will be ideal. Thank you for that link. The cardboard box is not under a lamp and doesnt get hot as its in the cooler area. I have 2 thermometers at tobys shell height so hes warm bu...
by Lucy206
28 Feb 2018, 07:58
Forum: Enclosures
Topic: Tiny's new enclosure
Replies: 10
Views: 3461

Re: Tiny's new enclosure

Wow, love the enclosure!
by Lucy206
28 Feb 2018, 02:41
Forum: Enclosures
Topic: Suitable lining for an enclosure
Replies: 10
Views: 5520

Re: Suitable lining for an enclosure

Hey nina, And yes! Im still trying to get round the wordings used for tortoise bits lol. And yes absorb the heat, i dont want him to get burnt from the heat. He likes to dig and sometimes it exposes some of the side. I have lino tiles placed under the soil but it soaks up the water and makes it hard...
by Lucy206
27 Feb 2018, 19:46
Forum: Enclosures
Topic: Suitable lining for an enclosure
Replies: 10
Views: 5520

Re: Suitable lining for an enclosure

When i say house, i mean an open top wooden box so he can get his heat and light. And yes the liner would be covered by the subtrate but as he likes to dig, i wonder if the lining would be exposed or even close to the surface if it will maintain the heat. Yes hes managed to get a lung infection, so ...
by Lucy206
27 Feb 2018, 18:58
Forum: Enclosures
Topic: Suitable lining for an enclosure
Replies: 10
Views: 5520

Re: Suitable lining for an enclosure

Thanks nina! I wouldn't have thought to use pond liner, only thing im worried about is.. even if its not exposed to heat directly, does it warm it up? If that makes sense. At the moment hes in a medium wooden house, as hes poorly at the moment and need to keep an eye on him. But will be making a new...
by Lucy206
27 Feb 2018, 17:14
Forum: Enclosures
Topic: Suitable lining for an enclosure
Replies: 10
Views: 5520

Suitable lining for an enclosure

Hi!
I have a horsfield tortoise called toby who has an indoor enclosure, im finding anything im using to line the enclosure the water is soaking through so keep changing it.
What is the best material to use please?