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Old 04-20-2005, 05:33 AM
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After looking at prices and so on, I think I've decided that the epoxy finish on a foamboard background is just too expensive for my first vivarium, so, I think I have come up with a different option that might work really well if done right. I am now thinking I am going to have a cork bark background and terrace a side of it or something to give some high perches or something. I also really would like to have either a drip wall or water fall so I was wondering if a constant flow of water over the surface of the cork bark, in one area, would be bad. Could the water cause faster decay of that cork bark, or is is water resistant enough to have it flow across its surface? And another thing. I have been reading that water features aren't needed for keeping leucs. I think that is what i am going to get so would a waterfall or something be bad? Any advice is appreciated.
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Having a water feature with your leucs won't be a problem and it will help keep the humidity high which they will enjoy.

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Fantastic. But will the water speed up or start the decay of the cork bark if it is constantly running over it?
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Fantastic. But will the water speed up or start the decay of the cork bark if it is constantly running over it?
Probably, but probably not fast enough to cause concern.
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the cork will take forever to decay in that situation, nothing to worry about. my leucs seem to love their water feature. particularly the areas where the water moves slowly through the tank at a shallow level(inch and a half) . the male is always jumping in for a few minutes, then out again. and like mentioned before, they like the higher humidity.
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