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Re: Grotto Version 2.0!! **UPDATE** We have a base!
« Reply #75 on: December 17, 2008, 11:33:45 PM »
Pictures?! :D
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Re: Grotto Version 2.0!! **UPDATE** We have a base!
« Reply #76 on: December 17, 2008, 11:56:16 PM »
Its nothing too special, just three vertical boards.    :P

Here it is:

I had to move it into my room because it would have been really hard if I did it after it was built.  You can kinda see the vertical boards here.  I have a fan because it is HOT here in GA.

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Re: Grotto Version 2.0!! **UPDATE** We have a base!
« Reply #77 on: December 18, 2008, 12:09:46 AM »
It looks really good! :) What are you going to paint it with? What keeps it from absorbing pee?
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Re: Grotto Version 2.0!! **UPDATE** We have a base!
« Reply #78 on: December 18, 2008, 12:15:00 AM »
The kilz is a primer that helps pee from soaking, and the shelf paper for the shelves.  I may just put a 3 inch high border of linoleum so they cant pee on the sides.   :yelcutelaugh:

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Re: Grotto Version 2.0!! **UPDATE** We have a base!
« Reply #79 on: December 18, 2008, 12:33:14 AM »
good thing you moved it now, that's probably going to be heaaaaavyy.
(it got up to 70 for me today...uckkk GA humidity..)

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Re: Grotto Version 2.0!! **UPDATE** We have a base!
« Reply #80 on: December 18, 2008, 01:21:50 AM »
Oh cool :) Cant wait to see the finished project!!
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Re: Grotto Version 2.0!! **UPDATE** We have a base!
« Reply #81 on: December 18, 2008, 07:19:22 AM »
Wish it was warm here in CT :P  We are expecting a storm tomorrow!  I am already sick of the cold and it is just beginning!

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Re: Grotto Version 2.0!! **UPDATE** We have a base!
« Reply #82 on: December 18, 2008, 06:14:26 PM »
I put another pst on to make a rectangle, and I think we will get some wood tomorrow

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Re: Grotto Version 2.0!! **UPDATE** We have a base!
« Reply #83 on: December 19, 2008, 02:37:39 PM »
Well, I dont think we are getting the wood today  :worry:  Its ok though, I still have ALL winter break  :D

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Re: Grotto Version 2.0!! **UPDATE** We have a base!
« Reply #84 on: December 19, 2008, 02:52:57 PM »
You've inspired me to make a grotto cage! I think i might :) If i do, i have TONS of questions for you!! lol
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Re: Grotto Version 2.0!! **UPDATE** We have a base!
« Reply #85 on: December 19, 2008, 03:11:38 PM »
Bring em'  ;)

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Re: Grotto Version 2.0!! **UPDATE** We have a base!
« Reply #86 on: December 19, 2008, 03:13:11 PM »
you have another grotto that your using right now righht? What did you mak it out of?
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Re: Grotto Version 2.0!! **UPDATE** We have a base!
« Reply #87 on: December 19, 2008, 03:17:37 PM »
An old dresser

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Re: Grotto Version 2.0!! **UPDATE** We have a base!
« Reply #88 on: December 19, 2008, 03:21:00 PM »
Oh, hmm how much work did it take? Do you have a picture of the final project?
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Re: Grotto Version 2.0!! **UPDATE** We have a base!
« Reply #89 on: December 19, 2008, 03:24:50 PM »
It took me about a month to completely finish. 





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Re: Grotto Version 2.0!! **UPDATE** We have a base!
« Reply #90 on: December 19, 2008, 03:27:34 PM »
Thats really nice, i like it :) how many ratties do you have?
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Re: Grotto Version 2.0!! **UPDATE** We have a base!
« Reply #91 on: December 19, 2008, 03:30:45 PM »
3 girls, the max for that one is four

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Re: Grotto Version 2.0!! **UPDATE** We have a base!
« Reply #92 on: December 19, 2008, 03:32:01 PM »
Oh cool, after you make your new one are you getting more rats?
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Re: Grotto Version 2.0!! **UPDATE** We have a base!
« Reply #93 on: December 19, 2008, 03:42:15 PM »
I really dont know, if I do I wont have more than five.

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Re: Grotto Version 2.0!! **UPDATE** We have a base!
« Reply #94 on: December 20, 2008, 12:07:05 AM »
 :o That is going to be massive! I can't wait to see it finished.

I'm really jealous of your treehouses. I keep going to Goodwill and yard sales and the Salvation Army and I can't find one anywhere!

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Re: Grotto Version 2.0!! **UPDATE** We have a base!
« Reply #95 on: December 20, 2008, 12:23:03 AM »
Some kids are out shoplifting, drinking, and being stupid.....you're home making a massive new habitat for your ratties.   :bow:  That amazes me, I wish there were more teenagers out there like you Johnny, then maybe I wouldn't be so concerned out the future of this planet.

Just out of curiosity, have you ever looked at Dapper Rat's web page on homemade cages?  There are a ton of pics, you could get some ideas from them.

http://www.dapper.com.au/grotto.htm
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Re: Grotto Version 2.0!! **UPDATE** We have a base!
« Reply #96 on: December 20, 2008, 02:28:19 AM »
Yes I have see some of the other submitted photos, some are stunning.   :)

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Re: Grotto Version 2.0!! **UPDATE** We have a base!
« Reply #97 on: December 20, 2008, 02:42:41 AM »
*sigh* I really loathe my cage. She's always pinching her fingers in that wretched door, and I can't even fit her new star dome home in there!  >:(

I'm going to WEAVE (thrift shop) tomorrow, I hope I can find a play house! :hyper:
I am ratless. Someday I will own rats again.

Rats across the Bridge: Penny, Heidi, Jerry, Teddy, Lucy, Sophie, Silhouette, Jupiter, Ozy, and Rorschach. I love you all and hope we will someday meet again. :heart:

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Re: Grotto Version 2.0!! **UPDATE** We have a base!
« Reply #98 on: December 31, 2008, 11:11:48 PM »
I was thinking last night, and when  Iput shelf paper of the floor, I am also going to put it 6 inches coming up from the floor.

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Re: Grotto Version 2.0!! **UPDATE** We have a base!
« Reply #99 on: December 31, 2008, 11:32:04 PM »
So how far along are you?!? Pictures!!
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