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Did lots of reading. And lots of thinking and decided to take an old tank I had lying around and give this a shot so here are some pics. Not sure what frogs someday will be in here. But I will start adding plants soon.

The water feature runs in the suspended stream through a hole in the "Tree" into a cup behind it. and out through the toadstool waterfall. There is access to the pump and drainage behind the tree. pump sits in a strainer basket.








The water feature runs in the suspended stream through a hole in the "Tree" into a cup behind it. and out through the toadstool waterfall. There is access to the pump and drainage behind the tree. pump sits in a strainer basket.
 

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Thanks.
The background is black silicone and cocoa fiber. The substrate is peat and cocoa fiber mix. I need to fond some leaf litter and some spring tails. And of course some plants. Then start looking into what frogs may some day call it home

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very interesting! I guess there ¡s quite a lot of work done there..this plant pots are gonna rotten soon, I used same once and they didn't hold much..

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I like the "waterslide" you have. If you got smaller frogs would you be concerned that they would go through the same hole the water goes though? (going into the "tree")
 

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I had thought of that. I did put a cap on the end of the pvc with a 3/16 dia. Hole drilled in the end of it. So I hope that would prevent frogs in there. Although from what I've read on here the little buggers seem capable of getting anywhere they have a mind to.

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How big of a section could you do at a time before the silicone started curing and you weren't able to stick on the cocoa fiber. I'm curious because I'm building a few vivs and was all geared up to dilute my silicone with tuolene but after reading up on it I've decided not to use the tuolene.
 

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About 1 square foot. I would just smear it on with one hand and apply the fiber with the other. Don't be afraid to use the silicone a thicker layer will hold the silicone better then thin. I then waited 24 hrs for it to cure and went back to fill In any gaps.

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