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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 01-29-2004, 09:25 AM Thread Starter
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i am thinking about setting up a paladrium but wold like to know more first . if people could post any info about setting up a paladrium here it would be useful for me and probably lots of other newbies to the subject
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post #2 of 9 (permalink) Old 01-29-2004, 08:08 PM
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I'd suggest an external sump if possible (drill the bottom of your tank). This makes it much easier to get at things like heaters, pumps, filters.
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I have some construction progress pictures at the link below.

http://gallery.pethobbyist.com/index...00&thumb=1

You might get some idea there or at least ask some more specific questions.

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Check out www.blackjungle.com -- they have a great step-by-step tutorial. You can also check out BadMan's paludarium site...not sure what the url is, but if you search for 'badman paludarium' you should come up with a hit.

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thanks for the info
what different ways are they're for seperating land and water areas?
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Full 50/50 (Upper half land, lower half water) Island style
Split 50/50 (Left half land, right half water) or (Back half land, front half water)
Partial 33/66 (Full water with a small land area)
Partial 66/33 (Full land with a small pond area)

less than that... and I imagine it would be considered a terrarium with water, or an aqua-scape with a protrusion and not a paludarium.

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less than that... and I imagine it would be considered a terrarium with water, or an aqua-scape with a protrusion and not a paludarium.
if we're going to break it down to that level would wouldn't it be a vivarium with water...well, as long as it had animal life...

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Terrarium, Vivarian, Paludarium, what's the difference?
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post #9 of 9 (permalink) Old 05-01-2004, 01:30 PM
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terrarium houses only animals.
vivarium houses plants and animals
paludarium combines land and water
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