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PostSubject: Another Question   Another Question Empty3/30/2009, 6:42 pm

Can my p.cavin collapse his hide on top of himself by making to big of a burrow under it? If so what should I do get another hide? I'm using a hollowed out log from the pet store right now.
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PostSubject: Re: Another Question   Another Question Empty3/30/2009, 8:43 pm

One cool trick is to build a foundation of sorts under the hide...silicone some legs to the tree trunk which rest on the bottom of your tank...or false bottom...then just fill the substrate around to cover the legs...if it digs too much then no problem. Hope that helps.
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PostSubject: Re: Another Question   Another Question Empty3/30/2009, 9:41 pm

If it's just substrate they can dig themselves out just fine.

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PostSubject: Re: Another Question   Another Question Empty3/31/2009, 12:49 am

Ya but he made a huge hollow under the log and he's just a baby the log could crush him if it did fall. I kinda wanna take it out but don't know if he absolutely needs it to shelter him from the light.
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PostSubject: Re: Another Question   Another Question Empty3/31/2009, 1:17 am

You could fix it if you are really worried...the light won't hurt it.
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PostSubject: Re: Another Question   Another Question Empty3/31/2009, 1:31 am

Then take the log out and replace it with a lightweight piece of cork.

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PostSubject: Re: Another Question   Another Question Empty3/31/2009, 1:37 am

k I 'll do that Thank you
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PostSubject: Re: Another Question   Another Question Empty3/31/2009, 3:00 am

good bits of info there! some times i wonder if to take there hides out or not as there always under the sand anyway!!!?
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PostSubject: Re: Another Question   Another Question Empty4/4/2009, 3:27 am

^^
Are you talking about pandinus cavimanus or a species you have that needs to be in sand such as a "desert hairy"...
Because Pandinus cavimanus are a tropical scorpion, like the pandinus cavimanus and need to be on coco fibre and humid but not as humid as the pandinus imperator....
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PostSubject: Re: Another Question   Another Question Empty4/4/2009, 2:24 pm

if you're afraid the log is gonna crush it, go for cork bark. Cork is light weight and looks nice too.
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PostSubject: Re: Another Question   Another Question Empty4/4/2009, 4:24 pm

What I did with my B. albopilosum is I took a piece of cork board and layed it on top of some coco fiber. I then started a tiny entrance in the front. She started digging it out and eventually had her home built underneath of the stable cork roof Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Another Question   Another Question Empty4/4/2009, 4:49 pm

I got a pretty neat peice of drift wood from my mom it's like a cave he used that.
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