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Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 01-18-2013, 12:25 PM
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Posted By Natalie
Thank you for the feedback. I haven't started...

Thank you for the feedback. I haven't started building the canopy yet, and already owned those lights, so it would be very easy to change plans.

Would T5 or T8 provide enough light for aquatic...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 01-18-2013, 02:22 AM
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Views: 7,179
Posted By Natalie
Thanks for the kind comments! I was skeptical at...

Thanks for the kind comments! I was skeptical at first whether or not I'd be able to pull it off, but I'm becoming more confident. In some small way I guess it lets me use that Wildlife Biology...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 01-16-2013, 11:14 PM
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Posted By Natalie
http://i1084.photobucket.com/albums/j406/natanitel...

http://i1084.photobucket.com/albums/j406/natanitelite/paluJan16_zps8db346e3.jpg

We're dirted, capped, and on day one of the six week dry-start. I wrapped the top with Saran Wrap and threw some...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 01-01-2013, 02:55 AM
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Views: 7,179
Posted By Natalie
Thank you!!

Thank you!!
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 12-31-2012, 04:26 AM
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Views: 7,179
Posted By Natalie
Oddly, the photos are right-side-up on my laptop,...

Oddly, the photos are right-side-up on my laptop, but upside-down on the iPad. So, my apologies if they are wrong on your device. Strange, no?
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 12-31-2012, 02:17 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,179
Posted By Natalie
The above-water structure is done, painted,...

The above-water structure is done, painted, planted.

The stand is done, frame painted. Still needs trim and doors.

Although not shown here, the 40b sump is placed in the stand.
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Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 12-25-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,179
Posted By Natalie
http://i1084.photobucket.com/albums/j406/natanitel...

http://i1084.photobucket.com/albums/j406/natanitelite/image.jpg

A bit of progress only, the holidays keep me very busy with work and family. :)

Painted the trunk with the first color of...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 12-17-2012, 12:31 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,179
Posted By Natalie
Update time. Haven't made a ton of progress due...

Update time. Haven't made a ton of progress due to my job being crazy during the holidays, but have managed to do a bit.

I pulled all the branches out, and built the trunk out of 4" PVC, cork...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 12-10-2012, 12:26 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,179
Posted By Natalie
Oh my gosh that's so funny that you just posted...

Oh my gosh that's so funny that you just posted that! It's definitely helpful with what we decided to do.

We actually did a big overhaul of the tree today and started rebuilding it using PVC. I...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 12-08-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,179
Posted By Natalie
Yes. It's held down by weight (35# pot built...

Yes. It's held down by weight (35# pot built inside) and a bit of silicone.
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 12-08-2012, 02:56 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,179
Posted By Natalie
Excellent suggestions... So inspiring!! A heat...

Excellent suggestions... So inspiring!! A heat torch, PVC, and foam test branch will be coming!!
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 12-07-2012, 04:12 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,179
Posted By Natalie
The water level will be 12", the height of the...

The water level will be 12", the height of the overflow.

We've had somewhat of a change in plans. Due to concerns about the Ash branches rotting out too quickly, and honestly mostly due to my...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 12-06-2012, 02:26 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,179
Posted By Natalie
Not coming across as too critical at all! I...

Not coming across as too critical at all! I appreciate the thoughts.

It will certainly be interesting to see what happens when the mister is running. I hope it maintains enough moisture to grow...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 12-05-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,179
Posted By Natalie
I share both of those concerns! I am...

I share both of those concerns!

I am hopeful that using the MH and mounting them like I plan to will get light to the bottom. I already owned the halides, so if it doesn't work out nothing lost...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 12-05-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,179
Posted By Natalie
Thank you! I agree that it will be...

Thank you!

I agree that it will be interesting to see what happens with the humidity. My current plan is to get the hardware put together, the mister running, and the lights on. Then I will...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 12-05-2012, 03:13 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,179
Posted By Natalie
Thank you! I sure hope it turns out the way I...

Thank you! I sure hope it turns out the way I see it in my head. :)
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 12-05-2012, 02:37 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,179
Posted By Natalie
Open Air Paludarium Build

Hello! This will be the journal of our paludarium. It is my first freshwater build (been keeping reefs for over 10 years) so I will have lots of questions! Thank you in advance to anyone who's taking...
Forum: Lighting 12-01-2012, 12:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 526
Posted By Natalie
Haha. You may be right. Luckily it's in my...

Haha. You may be right. Luckily it's in my office, and the girls don't have access unless we're with them.

I am considering a small chameleon for the terrestrial portion, but only if the...
Forum: Lighting 11-30-2012, 01:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 526
Posted By Natalie
Lights for open air paludarium

Hello!

I am researching the equipment to put together a 4'x4'x5' open air paludarium.

I am hoping to get some advice on lighting. The lights will be 42" from the surface of the water,...
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