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post #16 of 21 (permalink) Old 08-28-2006, 05:27 PM
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Fauna is overrated. I agree with the last post, throw an orchid or two in there. They seem to be very satisfying in their own right.

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post #17 of 21 (permalink) Old 10-07-2006, 11:21 AM
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jewel orchids

there are many to choose from

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I would go fore salamanders like Ambystoma opacum or A. maculatum. Especially since you will be keeping the place cool. Or if you like to see your inhabitants and still want salamanders, you could go for any of the lungless salamanders. I can see Northern Red Salamander in that tank. Ahhhh, the possibilities!
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post #19 of 21 (permalink) Old 10-19-2006, 06:38 PM
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First of all great first vivarium.
Please keep in mind that lizards require uva/uvb lighting. Being a dart frog guy. I have to tell you this is a dart set.
Tree frogs are nocturnal and really need verticle space.
If your worried about calling frogs avoid nocturnal animals such as mentioned above. Cheapest darts are the Dendrobates Auratus usually about $35 each with bulk discount.
Agreeing with yoink on the Fire bellys for their easy of care. You will need a large water bowl in the tank though.
Preying mantis could be an alternative as well.

What lighting are you using on this tank?
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Orange Eyed Crocidile Skink!!

I just got an orange eyed crocidle skink and so far hes pretty rad. Look them up, they are really cool looking. They can live just fine in a 20 gallon tank and they like humid environments around 70 and temps 70-80. They love damp substrate and mainly burrow and hide. If you get one of these guys, keep in mind, they are shy and ide say make sure there are places he can hide and chill. But for what you are looking for, it sounds like this animal would work. Good luck
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