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  1. Member's Frogs & Vivariums
    Hi, After being on and off (mostly reading) on this forum, I wanted to share my custom built tank. I kept many frogs and lizards years ago back in Belgium and now (after moving to the US), I picked up the hobby again. My favorites were always iguanas and dart frogs and I'm a bit of a nature...
  2. Parts & Construction
    Hi everyone, I've just announced my startup in this thread and thought I'd make a construction thread for those interested in following how I'm building my prototype structures. I'm building everything out of laser-cut acrylic. I do all of the designs myself and have them laser-cut; I get the...
  3. Member's Frogs & Vivariums
    So we found this great glass curio for $5 so we decided that it would make a great stacked viv for our new frogs! This is out first time building a viv so if we're fudging stuff up let us know! To make it fair he is doing the top viv, I'm doing the bottom half, and we haven't decided what the...
  4. Member's Frogs & Vivariums
    Hi everyone! I want to build a terrarium from scratch completely for some new pals. What's the best materials to use? I've never built one before but I would like to try doing an 18x18x18 cube with a hinged top of some kind. I want to do plexiglass cause its lighter and doesn't fracture as...
  5. Member's Frogs & Vivariums
    Started a 12x12x18 Ranitomeya imitator build recently and have used GE II Black silicone on the background for the Great Stuff foam has something to stick to. I also used it to attach a few pieces of cork bark. One is going to be a kind of floating island with some kind of plant growing out of...
  6. Blog
    Started out today trying to build a small enclosure for my locusts (40cm × 59cm × 51cm) using polycarbonate sheets. The material itself is easily cut using a Stanley knife (craft knife). I found the best thing to do is score the sheet using a metal rule to give a straight edge and then simply...
  7. Parts & Construction
    So this is my first dart set up, but im not new to world of 'creepy crawlies'. This tank is inspired from one that I saw at Frog Day. It is made of .1'' acrylic and Weld-on 4 and 16. here are the 7- 20"x32" sheets after i cut them out. looks so nice right?! got these clamps for pretty cheap...
  8. Member's Frogs & Vivariums
    I'm wondering who here has the most unique or just out of this world vivarium/terrarium? Post pictures of yours, or any others unique setups!
  9. Member's Frogs & Vivariums
    Some frog and viv pix
  10. Parts & Construction
    Virgin Post. Hello all, new to DB and looking for some advice on the on again, off again, now back on custom build project of mine. here are some images for reference, basically this is a corner unit, originally planned the front to be used as an aquarium, and the back to be recessed...
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