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Plates for the Plated

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Posted by: ChaoticCoyote at Sat Sep 24 08:55:18 2005  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by ChaoticCoyote ]  
   

I've recently created a large enclosure for my two G. validus. On a him, I purchased several red clay saucers -- the kind used under flower pots to hold water. I placed these in a a pile in the center of the new habitat, leaving lots of gaps.

The plateds *love* the saucers. They sun on them, rearrange them, digging under them, and climb over and around them. This morning, I found Clyde curled up like a pill-bug under a 6" plate! One of their favorite activities is curling under the plates with just a nose out, jumping out to grab a passing snack.

It's nice to know a "hunch" worked so well.
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Scott Robert Ladd
1.0.0 Iguana (Rex)
1.1.0 African Giant Plated Lizard (Clyde, Cassie)
1.0.1 Uro mali (Wizard, Dizzy)
0.1.0 Corn Snake (Amber)
0.1.0 Red-Eared Sliders (Emerald)
0.0.1 Musk Turtle (Sausage)
0.1.0 Parakeet (Zeus)
1.4.0 Homo sapiens (Scott, Maria, Elora, Becky, Tessa)
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