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#1 babettebeau

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Posted 22 March 2017 - 05:29 PM

Hello

 

I am planning to install outdoor a night shelter, bottomless and with a heater and thermostat for my two Hermann babies, this will be adjacent and communicating with a cold frame.

 

Which heater, thermostat and electric cables would you recommend please? Any links and pictures would be appreciated.

 

As this is outdoors, any good weather proof ones will be required.

 

As always, thank you!

 

Sabina



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Posted 25 March 2017 - 06:33 AM

Hi Sabina,

You could use a Greenhouse tube heater if it's just to stop the temps from dropping too low, you would need the right outside electric cable im not sure of the name of it as my hubby deals with all that, hopefully someone will know. :) 



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Posted 25 March 2017 - 07:56 AM

Hi, Sabina,

For the cables and attachments, you need the type designed for outdoor use so that they can withstand the rain. Pond cable is ideal, and if you thread this through conduit, it will be doubly safe.

Have a read through this thread that myself and Sue commented in some time ago:

 

http://www.hermann-t...?showtopic=9390

 

 

Just ask if you have any further queries; we will help.



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Posted 25 March 2017 - 11:04 AM

Hi, Sabina,
For the cables and attachments, you need the type designed for outdoor use so that they can withstand the rain. Pond cable is ideal, and if you thread this through conduit, it will be doubly safe.
Have a read through this thread that myself and Sue commented in some time ago:
 
http://www.hermann-t...?showtopic=9390
 
 
Just ask if you have any further queries; we will help.



I used pond cable for mine too Graham, nice and flexible and so far has lasted 14 years with no problems.




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