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Old 01-02-2020, 12:51 AM
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It's that time again, time to make another vivarium 😁 photos coming soon!
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Old 01-02-2020, 10:17 PM
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Some of the construction process. https://i.imgur.com/fYKPvvh.jpg
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Nice pieces! What type of wood is that?
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Malaysian driftwood, my first time using it. My usual wood choice is manzanita. I always suggest using manzanita because that sh*t really holds up in the vivarium's wet conditions.
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Old 01-05-2020, 02:08 PM
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Some more foam added to the background, adding hygrolon when I'm satisfied with the texture.
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So I can't figure out how to embed my images from my phone so I uploaded it differently this time. I'll start adding the links and attaching the images from now on if I remember.
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I really like how you attached the driftwood pieces together! Thanks for sharing your build. I'm looking forward to checking out your progress on this tank! Nice work!
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I played around with the layout for a few hours then finally decided. I also decided to put the substrate in before foaming because it makes it so much easier to clean up the bits of foam that drip off. Just pick it up easy when it dries lol.
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Letting the gorilla glue cure and then it's time to plant!
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I like the color of the leaf litter, what leaves are those?
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I like the color of the leaf litter, what leaves are those?
Oak leaf litter
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Oh, never seen oak like this before.

Is it one of these? Or mayebe you know the name of the oak? :


I only have this oak available:


but yours look better in a vivarium, so now I want your leaves!
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Is that just a siliconed drape of hygrolon on the back wall? If so, that is a pretty great idea. I have never thought of that. It just gives plants a leg up by giving them something to bite into with their roots. Super simple and easy. I like it!

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Is that just a siliconed drape of hygrolon on the back wall? If so, that is a pretty great idea. I have never thought of that. It just gives plants a leg up by giving them something to bite into with their roots. Super simple and easy. I like it!

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Basically... I just cut two pieces to fit the corners and I used stripes of gorilla glue to secure it to the glass. Then I cut pieces to fit over the foam and used gorilla glue + the toothpicks to keep it on there.
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Oh, never seen oak like this before.

Is it one of these? Or mayebe you know the name of the oak? :


I only have this oak available:


but yours look better in a vivarium, so now I want your leaves!<img src="http://www.dendroboard.com/forum/images/smilies/biggrin.gif" border="0" alt="" title="biggrin" class="inlineimg" />
It's a bag from glass box tropicals. It's pre dried and ready to dump into your tank.
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