Rack Design Help

Re: Rack Design Help

Postby dobby7 » Thu Feb 28, 2013 11:40 am

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Re: Rack Design Help

Postby gekosin » Fri Mar 08, 2013 8:22 am

I have decided to rather design the rack without the lids... We tested 2 of our tubs and have already had escapes luckily we had the tubs in a tank :P .... The reason we wanted to use the lids was due to the dust and cat hair that plagues the place we stay... But ill just make sure to keep the tubs clean...
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Re: Rack Design Help

Postby gekosin » Fri Mar 08, 2013 1:21 pm

How do you prevent condensation buildup in the tubs? I still need to build my rack but have some set up temporarily. I am currently using tissue paper but it always comes out damp.

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Re: Rack Design Help

Postby Unforgiven » Fri Mar 08, 2013 1:37 pm

More ventilation
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Re: Rack Design Help

Postby Westley Price » Fri Mar 08, 2013 1:39 pm

And keep the water bowls on the cool (usually front) side of the tubs.
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Re: Rack Design Help

Postby gekosin » Mon Mar 11, 2013 9:51 am

Im starting to get to the point of madness with the design and building of this( luckily i have not started yet on this point). Not sure if I am over thinking it but yeah some of my questions...

What is best to use for heating - heat wire or flexi watt?
What are the differences between these?
The heat wire would be sunk into the wood a bit but what else do I need to do to insulate/ protect it and the tubs?
How does flex watt even work??

Really starting to think I'm in over my head on this :?
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Re: Rack Design Help

Postby kfc223 » Mon Mar 11, 2013 4:38 pm

You will not find flexiwatt in South Africa, its a American product.
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Re: Rack Design Help

Postby gekosin » Tue Mar 12, 2013 8:17 am

Random question but what do people generally keep in the 26l addis tubs??
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