Home made hide (school holiday project)

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  1. Josiah Rossic

    Josiah Rossic Not so new Member

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    After shopping for hides at a few pet stores, I decided to make my own using air-dry clay. Hope you can find this useful.....

    Step 1. Gather equipment - 1 pack air dry clay (I sourced from the cheap shop for $2.99 a pack), disposable lunch container (cheap shop also), permanent marker, scissors, rolling pin, tracing/baking paper

    Step 2. Mark hide entrance on paper container

    Step 3. Place clay between 2 sheets of baking paper and roll out to sufficient size

    Step 4. Lay rolled sheet of clay inside cut out paper hide and trim edges and put aside to dry

    Wallah ...
    My BHP loves his new hide!
     
  2. Snookysnek

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    Can't see any of the pics. I've been thinking about doing something similar. How long did it take to dry and did you water proof it?
     
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    I just use pvc caps or cat litter trays :p
     
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    --- Automatic Post Merged, Jan 16, 2020, Original Post Date: Jan 16, 2020 ---
    I didn't water proof it but I keep it on the cool end of the enclosure away from the water bowl.
     

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