Should I add a background to my terrarium?

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Should I add a background to my terrarium?

Postby Stuuuart » Wed Jan 11, 2017 12:13 pm


My 40 gal terrarium is glass on all sides. I was wondering if I should wrap a background around the sides and back. My dragon has always scratched and jumped at the glass. Would adding a solid black background comfort her? I do let her out to run around my kitchen and chill on the couch a couple times a week. And I give her baths. I just feel like she doesn't understand the glass is there and wants to move passed it. Or is it really not a big deal and I'm over thinking this? Thanks.
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Re: Should I add a background to my terrarium?

Postby tatianaaraclli » Wed Jan 11, 2017 12:24 pm

hey! your dragon is probably doing that because it can see its reflection. adding a background should stop that. my Beardie did the same and when i put a background she stopped. best of luck! :blob5:
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Re: Should I add a background to my terrarium?

Postby ruben0311 » Wed Jan 11, 2017 1:31 pm

background will probably get rid of that scratching, only sides i dont have covered with something are the only sides that Fred actively scratches at. dont even have to use real "background" items, i did end up getting a desert scene for the back but for the one side that is covered it's just books and posters that my son doesnt use... so Fred has Kylo Ren looking in from the side... maybe there's a reason he's always so bratty... :D
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