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Posted by chris_harper2 on April 20, 2003 at 20:09:01:

In Reply to: Rack System Plans posted by Aaron_Luxenberg on April 20, 2003 at 17:21:36:

Hi Aaron,

Rack systems are easy to build. The hardest part for ball pythons, IMO, is finding the right sized box.

Iris makes two boxes that I like. I think they are the CB-110 and the CB-70. Sterilite also makes a Christmas Wreath Box that is nice but hard to find this time of the year.

You can look up the sizes of the Iris boxes, the Sterilite is 28" x 28".

The most important part of rack building is using a spacer. Considering that this is for ball pythons and is your first rack you'll want to cut spacers for a fairly liberal gap. Biggest mistake first-time rack builders make is not leaving enough of a gap. Trust me on this one.

Here are three websites for rack building. All have helpful hints.

http://www.chondroweb.com/fineGTPs/Racks.htm

http://www.kingsnake.com/obsoleta/adultrack.htm

http://www.arbreptiles.com/cages/rack.html


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