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Winter heating options?

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Posted by: damesta at Mon Oct 22 13:28:47 2007  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by damesta ]  
   

I need some advice on heating my sulcata shed for the winter. I have 6 of them, the largest is around 17" SL and the smallest around 6" SL and they have their own 8'x10' metal garden shed inside their outdoor enclosure that they sleep in every night. The doors are usually left open so they can come and go as they please but I can close the doors on cold days and keep them in it if need be as well. I'm in the Houston, TX area so our winters aren't usually very harsh, Jan is our coldest month and the average high/low temps are 63/45 degrees. Snow is very rare here, we've had it twice in the last 25 years. So, what is my best option to heat their shed up? I was thinking about using a small space heater and building a rack for it so its off the ground and they can't get to it but Ive also seen people using the large heat pads, heat lamps, etc, etc. Any opinions? And what temp should I try to keep it at?


   

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