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Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 04-20-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By Hobbes1911
I use 2 jungle dawn leds at 13w and 1 cfl bulb....

I use 2 jungle dawn leds at 13w and 1 cfl bulb. My orchids are flowering and ferns, moss, etc. are all growing. Only my jewel orchid hates life, but I assume that's because it's too wet, rather than...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 04-15-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,751
Posted By Hobbes1911
Careful with that ivy! It'll grow a LOT once it...

Careful with that ivy! It'll grow a LOT once it gets going! Great looking tank though and it doesn't at all look like a first time!

You need some micro orchids up in there!
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 04-15-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By Hobbes1911
Yes I found mine to be a bit on the higher price...

Yes I found mine to be a bit on the higher price side too, although, most of the money is going into plants really. I love the miniature orchids, specifically bulbophyllums and begonias, and those...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 04-07-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,367
Posted By Hobbes1911
Yup yup, I agree. My new crab set up is currently...

Yup yup, I agree. My new crab set up is currently growing in and just sitting there with daily misting and that's it. There really is hardly anything to it and with well planned set ups, you can...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 02-12-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Hobbes1911
I was planning on having a nepenthes ampullaria...

I was planning on having a nepenthes ampullaria (technically this plant lives with geosesarma mayalanum which is actually a family of crabs rather than a species, but they are really hard to source)....
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 02-12-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 532
Posted By Hobbes1911
crab/orchid viv borneo biotope

I am setting up this exo terra 18x18x24 tank for borneo miniature orchids and eventually geosesarma crabs. I am trying to create a biotope as closely as possible, with many different miniature...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 02-11-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 543
Posted By Hobbes1911
Darts require a lot more work though. If you are...

Darts require a lot more work though. If you are up for it, definitely try them!!!

Check out www.dendroboard.com for a lot of herp/terrarium info!
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 02-11-2015, 02:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 543
Posted By Hobbes1911
Depends, when I was younger they moved around...

Depends, when I was younger they moved around quite a bit. They kept breeding and feeding etc. I remember having something like 20+ insects in a 60cm tank.

Crabs will be really cool. Check out...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 02-10-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 543
Posted By Hobbes1911
You could definitely keep stick insects! They are...

You could definitely keep stick insects! They are fun, and all you really need to breed them is blackberry leaves. They don't need a heater either.

You could also keep crabs (geosesarma sp.) but...
Forum: Plants 02-02-2015, 12:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 198
Posted By Hobbes1911
aroids

Who here keeps aroids other than crypts? I am talking about piptospatha, schismatoglottis, homalomena, aridarum, etc. I think this family is underrated and underrepresented in the US hobby and it...
Forum: Plants 02-01-2015, 11:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By Hobbes1911
Aroids will all generally work (cryptocoryne,...

Aroids will all generally work (cryptocoryne, piptospatha, schismayoglottis, etc.). You can grow bucephalandras as well. Basically though as long as your humidity is high enough you can grow any...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 02-01-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,269
Posted By Hobbes1911
It was an epiphytic climbing begonia I forgot the...

It was an epiphytic climbing begonia I forgot the species though. It probably was me.

Definitely check out the crabs. Ideally you'll want a group of five or so, if possible more females than...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 01-31-2015, 11:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,269
Posted By Hobbes1911
Start with G. hagen var. red devil. They are easy...

Start with G. hagen var. red devil. They are easy to keep in the same conditions as darts. However, you don't have to worry about sterilizing everything so that's a plus. I used to have up to 4...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 01-30-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,269
Posted By Hobbes1911
More aroids!!! Great tanks Bill! You should try...

More aroids!!! Great tanks Bill! You should try geosesarmas :P!

Also, how are the begonias dealing with getting their leaves watered?
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 01-29-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 302
Posted By Hobbes1911
Check dendroboard, those are the frog people!

Check dendroboard, those are the frog people!
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 01-29-2015, 01:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By Hobbes1911
You can do a riparium, just treat it like an...

You can do a riparium, just treat it like an aquarium plus semi-aquatics (think about more powerful light since you want to get light below the surface as well and you'll need to hang it higher to...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 09-03-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 647
Posted By Hobbes1911
Never had a problem with mosquitoes, but then...

Never had a problem with mosquitoes, but then again, I've always had at least guppies in a paludarium, so any potential larvae just became live foods. As previously stated, they tend to not breed in...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 04-09-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,336
Posted By Hobbes1911
Did you clear coat the pipes?

Did you clear coat the pipes?
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 04-04-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,336
Posted By Hobbes1911
How are you getting the mist?

How are you getting the mist?
Forum: Tank Journals 04-03-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 22,542
Posted By Hobbes1911
Update time: I managed a lot more pictures this...

Update time: I managed a lot more pictures this time. The babies are growing quickly (for crabs anyways). The crabs are also a lot more out nowadays, and don't run away anymore if I move past the...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 04-02-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,224
Posted By Hobbes1911
Geosesarmas checking in. I have red devils and...

Geosesarmas checking in. I have red devils and bicolors (vampires). I'd like to add some mandarin geosesarmas to my collection eventually, but right now I cannot find any anywhere. I'd love to have...
Forum: Fish 04-02-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 234
Posted By Hobbes1911
Internal parasite tx

I was wondering what the best treatment for internal parasites is? I have an Ameca splendens that is showing a hollow/sunken in belly and stringy/white feces. I feed flakes (tetra) frozen brine and...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-27-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 585
Posted By Hobbes1911
extremophile and look at this:...

extremophile and look at this: http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn14690-water-bears-are-first-animal-to-survive-space-vacuum.html#.UzRbHs67zGA
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-25-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,357
Posted By Hobbes1911
Yay! They look gorgeous! SHARE! :P

Yay! They look gorgeous! SHARE! :P
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 03-18-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,587
Posted By Hobbes1911
http://forum.shrimpnow.com/forums/showthread.php/1...

http://forum.shrimpnow.com/forums/showthread.php/13011-Interesting-yellow-parasites-fungus maybe this helps a bit further
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