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Posted by iwana on May 10, 2003 at 15:18:37:
In Reply to: L@@K at HIM>>> posted by charm_paradise on May 10, 2003 at 13:15:09:
So far, the humidity in the lower end of his terrarium seems to be about 15% higher than the ambient air. Today, ambient humidity is about 32-33% and it is 47-48% in the middle area of his cage, which is about ideal for a veiled, right?
The probe is way over on the side of the plants, tho, so the humidity is probably higher when he hides in the ficus or in the chinese plant.
You were definitely right about that one Powersun being sufficient to light up the whole cage! Plus there is a lot of light that comes in from the skylight during the day, which helps make his cage nice and bright. His basking temps range from 95 to 100F and I often find him basking in the highest area of the cage. I actually had to move the bulb further away from the screen because he is starting to have the beginnings of a thermal burn on the top of his casque! Geez, mebbe making up for lost time???
At any rate, everything seems to be working out really well. :-)
Julie, Justin and Frasier.
:I am glad to hear he is enjoying his new cage! He looks like he will have fun in it. Where you able to get the humidity under control? I am getting ready to build 12' of cages for all my guys, hope the cages turn out nice like yours! Thanks for sharing the pics, we always like a good sucess story!