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RE: need a little help with a cage build

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Posted by: Bigtattoo at Sun Dec 5 07:49:56 2010  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by Bigtattoo ]  
   

Looks real nice.

I would suggest sealing it with several coats of flat urethane to seal the grout to make it easier to keep clean.

For the floor I would recommend using mason's sand. This can be had from any brick or block yard in your area. It's usually washed and sifted as masons use it in their mortar and chunks and pebbles really aren't good for that. Typically it is rounded sand granules as opposed to silica sand which is sharp particles. The rounded is better for lizard bedding as it will not cause impactions. Silica sand the sharp particles can interlock and cause impaction.

Sand would absorb heat and maintain some nightime temps, your beardies would love digging in it, it's cheap and easy to clean and replace.
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