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RE: New russian

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Posted by: bradtort at Fri Aug 12 14:59:17 2005  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by bradtort ]  
   

In my experience night time lows in the 50s (when not raining) are not a problem at all. Like I said above, the weather you described would be great for a russian. They tolerate temps down to the 40s and highs in the 80s are well below their limits.

I wouldn't leave him outside in a tub or container. If it rained he could drown, if out in the sun he could bake, and in general he would have no way to move around and avoid wind, sun, etc.

I sometimes have used a Reptarium (plastic-screened enclosure) to keep an animal outdoors for a few hours. But not over night or all day while I'm gone. The screen allows for good ventilation and somewhat reduces the intensity of the sun. I sometimes place a board or towel over one side to provide extra shade.


   

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