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Old 05-22-2020, 12:53 PM
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Default Vivarium build log 40x18x18" Atasuki

I've been wanting a long tank for awhile to set up a vivarium for Ameerega bassleri "Chrome"

I found this used Atasuki tank from someone local to me.

There was a bit of damage (well, a bunch of damage but nothing that an extra sheet of glass and silicone wouldn't fix :-) )

I siliconed mesh over the front ventilation strip to make it more fruit fly proof


And installed a silicone strip on the door for that same reason



I went with a cork bark mosaic background and picked up a 15 pound box of cork bark (was 30% cheaper than buying individual pieces)

Here's a progress picture of laying out the cork:


And with it siliconed on and moss added:

Substrate added


Plants added:



Plant list:
Alocasia "Polly"
Pilea "Moon Valley"
Fittonia veerschaffeltii "pink"
Hypoestes phyllostachya
Episcia "Jim's silhouette"

Still have a few more plants to add, and letting the plants grow in for a few months, then hopefully in August I can put the frogs in.

Last edited by fishingguy12345; 05-22-2020 at 01:03 PM.
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