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VicSkimmr 03-13-2013 07:52 PM

My 180 gallon Vivarium
I did some spring cleaning this week, so I figured now would be a good time to make a thread about my big ass vivarium. The dimensions are 36x24x48. It currently houses 2 Ranitomeya imitator "Baja Huallaga." They've successfully raised at least one froglet, but I haven't seen him for a couple of months (not surprising given the size). The tank has been set up since June 2011.
March 10th, 2013 by jasonwithers, on Flickr
March 12th, 2013 by jasonwithers, on Flickr
March 13th, 2013 by jasonwithers, on Flickr

The frogs
The female
February 28th, 2013 by jasonwithers, on Flickr

The male (he's quite shy)
February 16th, 2013 by jasonwithers, on Flickr

I'm doing a 365 day photo project, so I'll be taking lots of pictures of it and hopefully a freshwater riparium soon :)

ceiji 03-13-2013 08:14 PM


Indychus 03-13-2013 08:16 PM


Cyanider 03-13-2013 08:50 PM

Seriously though, wow.

xmas_one 03-13-2013 09:33 PM

Nice, cool pics too!

VicSkimmr 03-14-2013 02:52 PM

Thanks! I'm very pleased with how it's coming :)

CrypticLifeStyle 03-14-2013 03:00 PM

Is that a mister up top? Would you mind sharing some info on that. That whole setup looks amazing.

VicSkimmr 03-14-2013 05:34 PM

Sure :) It's a Mist King setup. There's a reservoir and a pump connected to a timer below the tank. I've been using them for 6 years or so and they work amazingly well. The pumps can even run bone dry without getting damaged now, which is a huge plus.

I run it at at 2 one minute intervals each day. Once in the morning and once in the afternoon.

VicSkimmr 03-14-2013 06:02 PM

One more shot, thank god it's going to be warm this weekend so I can actually go outside to take pictures
March 14th, 2013 by jasonwithers, on Flickr

mosspearl 03-14-2013 06:25 PM

Wow. That's stunning.

VicSkimmr 03-20-2013 07:56 PM

It's certainly getting there. I'm really pleased with it.

The frogs found a new favorite brom
March 15th, 2013 by jasonwithers, on Flickr
March 16th, 2013 by jasonwithers, on Flickr

assasin6547 03-23-2013 12:12 AM

That is amazing. The frogs are soooo cute.

Assassynation 03-23-2013 09:00 AM

Awesome, cant wait to try this!

driftwoodhunter 03-23-2013 10:13 AM

Very beautiful, and stunning photography too.

VicSkimmr 03-25-2013 05:47 PM

Thanks guys :)

not sure why this guy's legs turned out so blue in the photo, they're more of a gray in real life
March 22nd, 2013 by jasonwithers, on Flickr

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