Habitat - Indoor :: Basking ledge

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Post Posted: Tue May 02, 2017 6:19 pm   Basking ledge

Hey guys, I'm looking for a way to make a ledge for my tank. I have one now from the pet store but it doesn't support my turtle's weight so I was thinking I'd be better off making one myself. Any suggestions on materials/methods?
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Post Posted: Tue May 02, 2017 8:44 pm   Re: Basking ledge

Look under this topic , informational sticky's , at basking pictures for ideas. Also google turtle basking docks click on images for more ideas. Lots of great ideas ,easy DIY.
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Post Posted: Wed May 03, 2017 6:43 am   Re: Basking ledge

How big is the tank and long of a piece do you need? Cork bark is perfect for most tanks.
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Post Posted: Sat May 06, 2017 6:39 am   Re: Basking ledge

egg crate diffuser grids are another popular choice if you don't mind the plastic unnatural look. Home depot carries them for around 10-12 bucks for a 2x4' sheet. you can cut to size. people usually use it with zip ties and pvc pipes to create a platform
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