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Possible Leo's comin my way.

Discussion in 'Gecko Enclosures' started by Tyler_Vance, Sep 13, 2014.

  1. Tyler_Vance

    Tyler_Vance Gecko Egg

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    So I have this tv stand that's 30" long by 18" deep by 18" high with a shelf in the middle. Would that be a big enough enclosure? And if I got fancy and kept the shelf in there would it be big enough for keeping 2 separated? I would put some lighting and belly heat sources in there. Just led for show because I know they don't need UVB. I think those dimensions are bigger than a 10 gallon. Not taller if I keep the shelf in there but length and width it should be
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    acpart Gecko Grandparent 3 Year Member

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    30x18x18 should be big enough for 2 or 3 (if they'll get along together). If you can heat the shelf and they can't get from one part to another, that could be another space. The real issue is how much ventilation you'll have so it doesn't get too humid.

    Aliza
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    Tyler_Vance Gecko Egg

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    I will be adding vents on the back and a mesh screen on top for lights. But if I leave the shelf it means height wise each level is only 8" to the roof or so
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    acpart Gecko Grandparent 3 Year Member

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    Leos are terrestrial and don't need height. I have a bunch of front-opening vivs that are only 6-8" tall and everyone is fine,

    ALiza
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    Now I just have to figure out what to do with the front glass. It's a tv stand so they have the magnets that click. I'm thinking they couldn't open it but I don't want to find out
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    acpart Gecko Grandparent 3 Year Member

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    velcro

    Aliza
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    Josh Administrator Staff Member 3 Year Member

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    That looks like it will work pretty well. Have you retrofitted it already? How's it working out?
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    I have I went and bought a couple 90 degree mini wall mounts that have holes in them and mounted them to the upper part so I can hook a lock through it and then the door can't open I haven't picked up a leo just yet but it's ready
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    Picture? :D
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    Josh Administrator Staff Member 3 Year Member

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    When do you expect to get the leo?

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