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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 10-13-2012, 07:09 PM Thread Starter
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hi all just a post to welcome my new bearded dragon to the clan once he has outgrown his 2ft viv he will be going into an arid planted 4ft vivarium

any one else ever done any arid planted vivariums for desert species

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40 gallon dirt tank
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1 Bearded Dragon ''Spyro''
Normal Leopard Gecko ''Shadow''
Super hypo tangerine baldy carrot tail leopard gecko ''Moon''
2 whites tree frogs ''Ying and Yang''
1 Royal Python ''Neptune''
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post #2 of 9 (permalink) Old 10-13-2012, 07:15 PM
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Oh he is a looker!

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post #3 of 9 (permalink) Old 10-13-2012, 07:19 PM Thread Starter
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thanks hes 4 months old atm had to get him when i saw him lol

40 gallon dirt tank
5 Gallon planted bonsai dirt tank
1 Bearded Dragon ''Spyro''
Normal Leopard Gecko ''Shadow''
Super hypo tangerine baldy carrot tail leopard gecko ''Moon''
2 whites tree frogs ''Ying and Yang''
1 Royal Python ''Neptune''
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so anyone have any arid planted vivariums???

40 gallon dirt tank
5 Gallon planted bonsai dirt tank
1 Bearded Dragon ''Spyro''
Normal Leopard Gecko ''Shadow''
Super hypo tangerine baldy carrot tail leopard gecko ''Moon''
2 whites tree frogs ''Ying and Yang''
1 Royal Python ''Neptune''
1 Veiled Chameleon '' Yoshi''
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post #5 of 9 (permalink) Old 10-18-2012, 12:20 AM
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I've had dry planted vivariums for scorpions, but those are significantly smaller than 4 feet!
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what a handsome devil!! never done an arid, desert tank. i seriously want to though. maybe after i outgrow my high humidity stage, i'll get there...lol i always envisioned a terrarium with all succulents. i know there's a dragon forum out there, i would check there. good luck and post pics
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ye i have some carex buchananii which is a type of brown grass that im going to try along with succulents i may also try air plants attached to the background or logs etc

40 gallon dirt tank
5 Gallon planted bonsai dirt tank
1 Bearded Dragon ''Spyro''
Normal Leopard Gecko ''Shadow''
Super hypo tangerine baldy carrot tail leopard gecko ''Moon''
2 whites tree frogs ''Ying and Yang''
1 Royal Python ''Neptune''
1 Veiled Chameleon '' Yoshi''
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Just watch where you place the air plants so the succulents dont accidently get over-watered. Some of them are very susceptible to stem rot. I had one die from an overturned water dish! :s
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Just watch where you place the air plants so the succulents dont accidently get over-watered. Some of them are very susceptible to stem rot. I had one die from an overturned water dish! :s
they will be on a fake expanding foam background the succulents will be in the substrate

40 gallon dirt tank
5 Gallon planted bonsai dirt tank
1 Bearded Dragon ''Spyro''
Normal Leopard Gecko ''Shadow''
Super hypo tangerine baldy carrot tail leopard gecko ''Moon''
2 whites tree frogs ''Ying and Yang''
1 Royal Python ''Neptune''
1 Veiled Chameleon '' Yoshi''
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