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Re: florida softshell basking area question


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Posted by drrich2 on August 29, 2002 at 09:53:01:

In Reply to: florida softshell basking area question posted by turtleman8683 on August 27, 2002 at 11:29:56:

Okay, this is just an off the top of my head wild idea, but given the special vulnerabilities of softshells, it might work...

What about laying a bath tub rubber mat (you know, the ones with suction cups) across the rocks? You could cut it to fit. The idea would be good traction, non-abrasive (hopefully), and comfortable. Do remember that the ones in bath tubs eventually have mildew growing under them, although that's just a warm, moist phenomenon, I think. It might not look terribly 'real,' if that's a concern.

Richard.


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