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  1. General Discussion
    In my 18x18x24 Exo Terra, I have about 2" of Josh's frogs false bottom, a single layer of Josh's frogs substrate barrier, and around 2" of Josh's frogs "ABG" mix. Lately, I had noticed that the soil was getting too wet but was not draining at all. There was no visible water line in the false...
  2. Parts & Construction
    I bought a medium-tall Exo-Terra and am in the process of siliconing my driftwood to the glass, but I need to know how low the driftwood should go in order for the bottom of the piece to be resting on the substrate. So my question is, where should the surface of the soil layer be in respect to...
  3. Parts & Construction
    Hi! I think this is my first post, so first of all Hi, and thanks for a great forum! The level of knowlede here is astounding! I don't have a vivarium yet but I' already planning it in my head. My main interest is the more naturalistic approach which tries to come as close to nature as...
  4. Parts & Construction
    Once I get my new dart viv going I am not sure what substrate toget. I've got about 5'' to work with and it's a 20(h)x20(w)x32(l). I am doing the clay balls on the bottom for circulation and wanted some kind of soil mixture for the plants. Any reccomendations?
  5. Beginner Discussion
    I have seen this and actually purchased a bag to use as substrate in my viv in progress. I just wanted to check with people who have more experience then myself and be absolutely sure it would be safe before I put it in my viv. It is composed of of composted bark, spagnum peat moss, and poultry...
  6. Beginner Discussion
    I have a 110 gal 6' long about 18" high aquarium that I want to convert to a Vivarium. I'd like to use a under aquarium filter to make a waterfall that flows through a "river" and then empties into a pool on the other end. I've kept lots of fish but this is new to me so here are some...
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