Making a Reptile Climbing Stick and Hiding Stick

Introduction: Making a Reptile Climbing Stick and Hiding Stick

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Have you ever gone to a store like Petsmart or Petco and seem sticks and hides for
like $30.00 or up for just one? Well now you can make a homemade one for free in your backyard.

Step 1: Getting Materials

Things you'll need:

•Backyard wood or stick (no bark)
•working hose
Something to scrub with

Step 2: Finding a Stick

First look for a stick that suits your reptiles likes or needs make sure there is no bark,points or

Step 3: Watering the Stick

Take the hose and spray water all over the stick it might yurt soggy but that is fine

Step 4: Scrubbing the Stick

Use the scrubbing took to scrub all the falling off pieces any tiny bugs and make sure you use water while scrubbing the stick

Step 5: Dry the Stick

Make sure you dry the stick I a place where the sun can reach cause the sun is the best source and make sure there is no bugs after it dries for
As long as it needs to dry for

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    6 years ago

    you actually need to bake it in the oven for about 2 hours at 200 to 300°F . the reason for this is because there can also be bugs and harmful bacteria inside the wood so this disinfects it. keep an eye on the wood at all time while its in the oven and make sure you removed all bark and excess twigs from the sticks or drift wood as its easy to catch fire. last but not least you need to definitely make sure it cools off before placing in the terrarium.