Originally Posted by MrBiggs
And the biggest item: A misting system. Unfortunately, there will be no way to have access to the tank over weekends (including long weekends), so a misting system will be necessary. I realize that I will probably have to spring for this one myself, but it can't hurt to add it to the list just in case.
While misting systems are great, in reality, you don't absolutely need a misting system. A cheap $10 - $20 ultrasonic humidifier will do a fine job keeping the tank humid / moist over a long weekend, or even over a Christmas break. Just need to put in a vacation feeding culture.