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I setup this tub two days ago to house either a pair of luecs or a couple auratus depeding on how things pan out in the next day or so. Does it look ok to house them in for a few weeks before getting their viv ready? Any advice would be great!!



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You might want to put some tiny air holes around the bottom, at the level of the substrate. You can heat up a safety pin and just melt them in.
Also, you don't show a lid. You need to make sure whatever type of lid that has, is good and secure. They can escape the tiniest gaps!
 

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You might want to put some tiny air holes around the bottom, at the level of the substrate. You can heat up a safety pin and just melt them in.
Also, you don't show a lid. You need to make sure whatever type of lid that has, is good and secure. They can escape the tiniest gaps!
The lid has two latches that snap to lock on either side. The lid also has about a 1/8" gap around the rim where air is allowed in. It is secure and the gap is far too small for either to get out. Did you mean the air holes near the bottom for ventilation or to keep the heat down?
 

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For ventilation. Please keep in mind that frogs can escape through gaps that you couldn't imagine. They can compress their bodies quite a bit. On my temp containers, I always throw away the top and use glass. This makes a much tighter seal, allows more light in so your frogs can hunt easier, and allows me to check on them easier. Here is a link to how I do mine. http://www.dendroboard.com/forum/parts-construction/63743-temporary-frog-storage-home.html
 
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Yeah that setup looks fine as long as your frogs can't escape. I have my phyllobates vittatus in a quarintine tank almost identical to yours in terms of whats in it, and they are doing well.
 

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Also if using a pin to make vent holes remember to push the pin from the inside out that way there are no sharp edges that could scratch them.
 
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