Tank size

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Tank size

Postby Eliott-the-lizard » Fri Nov 15, 2019 9:23 pm

Is a 2 foot by 1 foot tank big enough for a baby bluey
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Re: Tank size

Postby mb606587 » Sat Nov 16, 2019 12:07 am

For a baby yes. Babies grow quickly so don't expect to get any more than a few months of use before upgrading.
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Re: Tank size

Postby Janella » Sun Nov 17, 2019 6:48 pm

Couldn't agree more. The bigger the better.
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Re: Tank size

Postby kingofnobbys » Mon Nov 18, 2019 12:04 am

I found a 100L tub was pretty good for my easterns until they were about 12 months old , at which time I build plywood 4ft x 2ft x 1.5ft tanks for them .

A 120L tub ( W:52cm H:44cm L:75cm) is a very good size for a bluetongue (or bearded dragon) rearing tub for 1 or 2 up to about 1 year old.
Prefect height to mount a nanohood for a 26W UVB200 under the lid and ensure good levels of UVA & UVB.
Perfect size for a 7W heat pad (( takes up about 1/5 to 1/4 the floor space ), and room for a larger hubbahut or a couple of small sized hubbahuts , a water dish and a food dish.


For the little skinks , you want a tank that allows for a good thermal gradient and good UV gradient , and isn't so big it overwhelms them or so big an area that their bugs can easily elute them and hide.
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Re: Tank size

Postby Awero » Mon Dec 02, 2019 8:15 am

Janella wrote:Couldn't agree more. The bigger the better.


Yeap, this is the best advice when it comes to tank sizes. In my phuket flat for sale here I have a big one. Of course it takes a lot of place considering my flat is not big but I love my little pet and will do everything so it will feel comfortable.

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