Stimulating Cage Decor?

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Stimulating Cage Decor?

Postby bonnibel » Thu Jan 30, 2020 9:19 am

Hello everyone! I'm back on here again to ask another question I've been having trouble finding straight answers for!
I adopted my 4 month old halmahera on Jan 14, since then she's been doing great! She shed last week and has since been very active. One thing is, she tries to climb the glass a lot on her covered sides and seems bored with what's in the tank!
Currently, she has a hot side cave & a cool side cave along with a couple pieces of cork bark in different areas. She doesn't even seem to like those though, so I'm wondering what is some stimulating things I can put in there to keep her happy?
The cool side cave may be too small for her so I can free up some room if needed and add more! It just seems what I provided isn't enough for this smart gal and owning parrots I know stimulation is really important :thumbs:
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Re: Stimulating Cage Decor?

Postby bonnibel » Thu Jan 30, 2020 9:20 am

here's a picture of her from this morning!
she is in a 40 breeder and has about 4-6inches of substrate!
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Re: Stimulating Cage Decor?

Postby mb606587 » Fri Jan 31, 2020 6:38 am

Large flat stones or tiles. I have skinks that spend hours basking on them as the surface tends to absorb and retain the heat very well. I also am a fan of corrugated drain tubes. They can be buried under the substrate to simulate underground burrows. When filled with damp moss and soil, they will also hold humidity very well, great for any Gigas species of skink.
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Re: Stimulating Cage Decor?

Postby Suzle87 » Thu Feb 06, 2020 1:23 pm

mb606587 wrote:Large flat stones or tiles. I have skinks that spend hours basking on them as the surface tends to absorb and retain the heat very well. I also am a fan of corrugated drain tubes. They can be buried under the substrate to simulate underground burrows. When filled with damp moss and soil, they will also hold humidity very well, great for any Gigas species of skink.20190426_182325.jpg20190304_132110.jpg20190204_193403.jpg20180111_111558.jpg

May be a daft question but what width tube do you have? I don’t know which to order.
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Re: Stimulating Cage Decor?

Postby mb606587 » Thu Feb 06, 2020 3:02 pm

It's a 4 inch tube. I realize you're in the UK but here is the exact product...https://www.homedepot.com/p/FLEX-Drain- ... /202745379

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