Click clack water bowls

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  1. daniel1234

    daniel1234 Very Well-Known Member

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    What size bowls do you use for click clacks? Getting alot of condensation in 24 hours. Heat seems ok, I am thinking maybe water bowls are to big. When full my bowls hold 3/4 of a cup (185ml?) but I only put enough for a Bredli hatchy to almost submurge if it were to curl up in there - say 50ml

    Maybe a few more holes for airflow?
     
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    I think it might be something to do with airflow, what's the ventilation like?
     
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    yes i agree , sounds like not enough air holes . whats the humidity % in the click clack ?
     
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    as others have said. sounds like more air flow is needed
     
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    Can be odd... The air holes in mine are all fairly uniform, but then one will get condensation while the others don't?!? - but one or two air holes in the lid right above the water bowl clears it right up.
     
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    here what i run with my hatchies
     

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    You will find these with the hermit crabs at most pet shops.
     
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    Try moving the water bowl closer to the cool end of the click clack
     
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    Moreee air holes!
     
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    They're great. Will have to get some.
     
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    I just use souffle cups.. They're like a $1 from one of those dodgy shops like red dot or reject shop etc... you know the places that sell all the crap ;)
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    This is what is happening with mine, some do and some dont and it is not always the same box. I even set a dummy box up on maximum heat and it has no condensation. I am thinking it may be the snake, if they decide to hang off the bowl, or move through it, spill a bit of water etc. Have noticed that less condensation is there today. Could be cooler ambiant room temps and/or all my hatchies are curled up the hot end now and not bothering the bowls which are at the cold end.

    Have considered using those bowls Yommy, brought some for a couple mice years ago and found them again a day or so ago, obviously work for you:D.
    Snowman, yeh I am well known in those places lol. Where do you think I got my boxes from. Just never thought of using those, but possibly a bit big for my lil boxes.

    Have not got into reading humidity levels, although I know you can get thermometers with humidity readings (my incubator has one but I would need to pull to much apart to remove it easier to buy another one). Thats not to say that I don't recognise it as a factor. My coastals are adopted problem snakes, and I have found I need to move waterbowl closer to heat to help them shed.

    Just seems weird that it is not a uniform problem throughout all boxes.
    I will proberbly add a few more holes. Heat is via two lengths of heat cord that lay in grooves about 3cm apart along length of shelves, although I have only used one cord so far.

    Thanks for the replies everyone
    Take care. :D:D:D
     
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    I've got the same problem with my brother's childrens python click clack. I think we have six holes drilled in the cool end and four holes spread out on the lid. I use a heat mat and the paper towel gets quite wet. I think thats mostly condensation doing that and not the snake but I can't be sure.
     
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    i noticed two of mine with condensation the other day, the next day they had cleared and i had fresh sheds in each, all same holes etc etc etc......
     
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    Do you add the holes in the lid or in the sides?


    Will
     
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