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    Default Home Made Hatchling Containers

    Well I have had alot of babies hatching, and more on the way, decided I had to come up with a pocket book friendly way to house them all. Then it occured to me one day, I have these empty 3# containers that used to have bird food on them, perfect size for babies! They have the diameter of 8" and are 6" deep. So here is start to finish! Hope this inspires some of you to think outside of the kk!





    The screen is "pet screen" from lowes, it is made of plastic instead of wire and it has been hot glued on. It will have awhile to sit before any babies move into it as the ones who will be living in these have not hatched yet! And the nice thing is that they are stackable since I dont have the screen on the lid!
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    I glad to see some else other then kk I have been us plastic cd box's that bought form wall-market for $2,I like what you have done.
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    That is a great idea! Way to recycle + reuse Thanks for sharing :3!
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    lol these cost alot more then $2! The food itself runs $25, thankfully I get it for free since I work for the vets office I buy them at. BUt I have asked them to save the containers for me so I can build up a supply of them and use them, the 4 that I have wont offer enough homes for how many clutches of eggs that I am incubating but it will at least offer a home for some of the babies due to hatch!
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    Very neat idea!!! And you can stack them that way too!!
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    Good idea...inspirational even!

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    Free is still free.
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    just for people that are curious, this is roughly 1.3 gallons

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    Hmm.... Ice cream tubs, anyone? C: Stackable, and even comes with a handle! ;D (Would not recommend swinging geckos about in buckets with handles, however!)
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    It amazes me how inventive us hobbiest are, lol. I am always in stores or other places thinking, what could I turn that into to use for my animals.
    I like your idea Melissa thanks for sharing!
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