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Old 05-12-2011, 06:11 PM
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Hello, this is my vivarium that is about 1 month old. It is still not complete yet in my opinion (still need to put more plants). What do you think?
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Old 05-12-2011, 06:14 PM
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I think it looks great. Toss some leaf litter in there, and it will be more suitable for microfauna growth to help sustain your frogs/the viv.
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Very nice, what size tank is that? I like the way you have the cork stuck in the clay
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Default Re: My first viv: Your thoughts

I'm with zac. Leaf litter baby. I also agree with you assessment. more plants would be nice. Otherwise I really like it, the background flws very nicely. Whats going in there? I think I'll always be an advocate for luecs for a first frog but I'm biased because they were my first frog.
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I'm pretty sure I see azureus in there... Gonna be my first frogs, I think
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Looks good.. once you get the leaf litter and some more plants will be a nice viv!
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I'm pretty sure I see azureus in there... Gonna be my first frogs, I think
Wow totally missed that. Nice save, thanks
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Default Re: My first viv: Your thoughts

Well I have some leaf litter in the back already. Not sure if thats not enough or what? In the pictures it looks like a small area but its pretty big. Using those giant magnolia leaves.
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Minimum of 1 inch(or so)of leaf litter,looks good maybe ficus for the background
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Very nice, what size tank is that? I like the way you have the cork stuck in the clay
Thanks! This tank is a 18x18 cube. Its about 25 gallons. It's a Mr. Aqua brand from marine depot.
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Yeah, you'll want a majority of the floorspace to be covered with about an inch or so of leaf litter.

This allows frogs (especially youngsters) as well as food sources to hide out, and microfauna will multiply readily throughout this layer to keep your vivarium clean of organic wastes and provide food for frogs.
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something vining to grow up the background, and or a few more broms higher up would fill it out nicely



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I agree leaf litter and a few more plants and your in there it will be a nice viv.Good start anyways the more u add or the more it matures the better it gets.
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I also think you should put some broms on the background. You have the height, why not use it.
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It would look better with more plants, more moss and some leaf litter. I personally like ivy and I think it looks really cool to have ivy everywhere. I would get some big-leafed plants for the frogs to hide in/under.
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