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#1 Guest_markf_*

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Posted 05 March 2010 - 12:35 PM

going to start on the boys outside home soon.

Do i need a coldframe that lets through u.v? Because glass doesnt.

Does there exist such a frame and what would it be made of. I know polycarbanate doesnt degrade with u.v. Is this the same???

I was just thinking that if the boys are quite often inside then they will need u.v to be let through.

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Posted 05 March 2010 - 03:56 PM

have a look at jonothans(ozric) out door set up he has a pic on here.it lets in uv light.i am sure it cost a pritty penny though!!!well worth it if you can do it.

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Posted 05 March 2010 - 09:14 PM

if they are outdoors then they should get enough natural UV, even on dull days!!!! If you make sure their food is OUTSIDE the coldframe then they will soon wonder out to eat

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Posted 06 March 2010 - 11:07 AM

thats true. I will have to find jonothans pic.

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Posted 06 March 2010 - 11:14 AM

sorry i cant find the pics of jonothans cold frame so........

Jonothan could you post your pics or send me to the link. did you make the coldframe or buy it with the glass that allows u.v through?? Where did you get it from?

MAny thanks. Mark.

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