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Old 01-21-2020, 11:30 AM
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I realized I've never shown the male I selected to pair up with the female for this tank. Here he is :


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Awesome tank!! And beautiful frogs!
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Old 01-23-2020, 12:13 PM
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Added some bamboo leaves to give the bottom of the tank some more "pop". I was not completely happy the way it looked, to me it looks much better now

I did my best to take some detail shots of what is going on in the tank right now :















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Today I went to Holland to visit Bram Naalden and see his beautifull rack system he build for his pumilio! What an amazing build!!! He was kind enough to give me some Marcgravia sintenisii cuttings and some others cuttings to complete my tank. I aslo changed the anthurium andreanum with some begonias since the anthurium's leaves got to big.

Me and Bram :



Please visit Bram's Instagram page and give it some likes from me! His photo's and tanks are amazing! It is by far the most beautifull frogwall have ever seen! Such a nice guy.

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Well, it finaly got to me and I decided to move the F1 O.P.Bastimentos to the tank!

The male :






The female :




For now, it is time for them to hide and explore the tank. I hope they won't stay to shy for all to long. Their colors just seem to radiate in this tank!
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The male started calling like 10 minutes after I introduced them to their new home.



The size and colors of these frogs match so well with the size of plants and colors in the tank. I could not be more happy with the result.

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WOW beautiful
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Do you mind sharing where you get your pods? Thanks
Sure, I got the from a Dutch wholeseller. I live in Belgium so the shiping was not to expensive.

You can get them from US wholeseller, ebay, amazon,...
I found this link : https://www.neherpetoculture.com/kitextras8x8x8

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@Tijl the tank and frogs look amazing. You're making me want to start working on my next tank AND to find some Oophaga for it (not super easy to do here in Canada)
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Which Netherlands site is it?
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@Tijl the tank and frogs look amazing. You're making me want to start working on my next tank AND to find some Oophaga for it (not super easy to do here in Canada)
Go for it! I'm happy this build inspired you and I hope to see you making a topic for it. I also hope you are able to find Oophagas.
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Which Netherlands site is it?
I did not get them from an online shop.

If you want you can PM me, I have some stock left of most of the pods on the photo's.
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So bold, exploring every inch of the tank and calling non stop.. Bastimentos are by far my favorite O.Pumilio! Wath morphs do you guys/gals prefer?

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Such a unique look. They're so squat! Love the geometric dots.

I think it's gonna love that tank. For the BG did you just silicone Xaxim panels to the walls and then add chunks of moss? Will you have to cycle back the misting now you've gotten frogs in there?
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Thanks.

The panels were already in the tank, but yes. Just silicone and fernroot.

I have cut down on the misting now. I will try and keep the frontsides of the panels green by misting these by hand.
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While the new contruction of the vivarium cabinet is on hold, I tought I add this detail on it's feet :


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The male is calling in the upper part of the tank, while the female exploring on the bottom.




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Female on a small Marcgravia cutting I got from Bram Naalden #The_frog_wall. I need more Marcrgravia, what an amazing plant!

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Only 3 weeks after I introduced them to their new home :




And YES! It is the MALE who is carrying a tadpoles
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I think the male needed to show her how it's done.
Caught her transporting 2 different tadpoles so far. I absolutely love the parental care with Oophaga.

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Update on the tank :

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Hi Tijl, did you install the Arcadia lights you had ordered? If so, what do you think of them?

I love the tank, so pleasant to look at
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Hi Tijl, did you install the Arcadia lights you had ordered? If so, what do you think of them?

I love the tank, so pleasant to look at
Haha, unfortunatly no.. They delivered the wrong order first. I tested the Skyled leds on the tank, but I did not liked the color. Same for arcadia wich I later did receive and tested on my Histrionica tank.

I still use 2 x PL 24W 840 bulbs for this tank.

I happy you also enjoy the build
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