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Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   01-13-2016, 01:21 AM
Replies: 94
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Posted By Fishies_in_Philly
Dayum Jake! you have been busy!!!!!

Dayum Jake! you have been busy!!!!!
Forum: Herp (Reptiles and Amphibians)   01-06-2016, 03:17 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 27,635
Posted By Fishies_in_Philly
Sorry, this tank was torn down a while back and...

Sorry, this tank was torn down a while back and is now in it's second incarnation as a dart frog tank :)


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Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   02-01-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,379
Posted By Fishies_in_Philly
Very cool. I will have to check them out. One of...

Very cool. I will have to check them out. One of my next projects is a 60g paludarium for leucomelas, so I may incorporate some into the mix.

It may be a species thing as far as the begonias go,...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   01-31-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,379
Posted By Fishies_in_Philly
I thought about building a crab tank. How are...

I thought about building a crab tank. How are they as inhabitants?

The begonias are doing very well. It's funny, everything I know from the past about begonias and violets, are seeming like a...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   01-30-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,379
Posted By Fishies_in_Philly
Alocasia on the left. That's my "Home Depot...

Alocasia on the left. That's my "Home Depot background" tank because I wanted to prove you can still plant a nice tank with common plants from Home Depot.

Provided you bind the roots in a...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   01-28-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,379
Posted By Fishies_in_Philly
Hahaha, yup, I have several builds either done or...

Hahaha, yup, I have several builds either done or works in progress. There is a bit of f. Pumilia 'minima' as well as numerous begonias, ferns, and a few orchids. :)

The bonsai issue: you will...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   01-23-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,379
Posted By Fishies_in_Philly
Thanks buddy! Not much has gone on with it. Since...

Thanks buddy! Not much has gone on with it. Since I am only running T8 lighting over it, it is my slowest growing tank. It's funny, my planted aquarium gets nice growth, which I am used to, my vivs...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   01-09-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,379
Posted By Fishies_in_Philly
Thank you very much! Some emersed aquatics work...

Thank you very much! Some emersed aquatics work well in dart enclosures, it all depends on placement. But the bulk of you flora will most likely need to be terrestrial. I have done the excessive use...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   01-08-2015, 11:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,379
Posted By Fishies_in_Philly
Thanks Scott! The rhaphidophora is doing well in...

Thanks Scott! The rhaphidophora is doing well in that tank. It's a very slow grower. I also keep it in another higher light tank.

I got it from black jungle terrarium supply a while back and...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   01-08-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,379
Posted By Fishies_in_Philly
ok, long over due for an update. let's start with...

ok, long over due for an update. let's start with the frogs, shall we? there are (10) Phyllobates Vittatus in here. well, i assume there are still 10. i rarely ever see them, since they are still so...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   12-30-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,379
Posted By Fishies_in_Philly
Yes it is. :) Education is the most...

Yes it is. :)


Education is the most powerful weapon we can use to change the world ~ Nelson Mandela
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   12-14-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,379
Posted By Fishies_in_Philly
Not sure which one exactly you are speaking of,...

Not sure which one exactly you are speaking of, but all of the orchids are placed. Nothing is glued or wired or held in by any mechanical means. If it didn't sit right in the spot I chose, it didn't...
Forum: Herp (Reptiles and Amphibians)   11-28-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,626
Posted By Fishies_in_Philly
150 gal Leo Oasis

Awesome jake! Your skills are top notch buddy!


Education is the most powerful weapon we can use to change the world ~ Nelson Mandela
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   11-28-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,379
Posted By Fishies_in_Philly
Thanks jake!! I saw your newest. I was in awe...

Thanks jake!! I saw your newest. I was in awe man!!! Here's a few pics:...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   11-28-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,379
Posted By Fishies_in_Philly
It was cleaned thoroughly and then sterilized. I...

It was cleaned thoroughly and then sterilized. I don't document how I did it because I used some items that are not readily attainable :)


Education is the most powerful weapon we can use to...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   10-24-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,379
Posted By Fishies_in_Philly
Build pics. It was very simple, River stone as a...

Build pics. It was very simple, River stone as a drainage layer. Some peat moss in the aquatic section for the plants there, screening, soil, hardscape and plants. :)...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   10-24-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,379
Posted By Fishies_in_Philly
Build pics are not a problem. It was a very...

Build pics are not a problem. It was a very simple build. Those pics will follow.

A flora list, hmmm, gonna need a few days on this to sit myself down and put it together. There are about 50...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   10-14-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,379
Posted By Fishies_in_Philly
Thank you!! The shrooms pop up here and there....

Thank you!! The shrooms pop up here and there. Nice little adds surprises. :)

Maintenance is minimal. I spent more time on my planted tanks. The vivs get misted daily. Frogs fed daily, that's it....
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   10-14-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,379
Posted By Fishies_in_Philly
Solitude, my 125 gallon vivarium

I haven't been in the game for a while, but I just got started back up and thought I would share some pics of my newest build, Solitude. It will be home to about a dozen Phyllobates Vittatus that a...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   08-27-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,749
Posted By Fishies_in_Philly
Glosso will grow just fine in a sealed terrarium....

Glosso will grow just fine in a sealed terrarium. Just expect to trim, a LOT! Lol


Education is the most powerful weapon we can use to change the world ~ Nelson Mandela
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   04-25-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,783
Posted By Fishies_in_Philly
That is indeed great stuff, covered in Restore...

That is indeed great stuff, covered in Restore concrete refinisher that I tinted with acrylic craft paint.

The top had the original screen removed and i siliconed plexi glass in it's place. I...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   04-23-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,319
Posted By Fishies_in_Philly
I have to check your threads out. I am always...

I have to check your threads out. I am always here to help, you know that. :)
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   04-23-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,319
Posted By Fishies_in_Philly
Yeah randy, still at it. Added a new planted tank...

Yeah randy, still at it. Added a new planted tank to the arsenal last night :)
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   04-23-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,319
Posted By Fishies_in_Philly
Pumice!! That's the word that escaped me...

Pumice!! That's the word that escaped me earlier!! I did not get small pieces, just a pair of large ones. Broke it up with a hammer and chisel while wearing a respirator. I siliconed them to the...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   04-22-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,319
Posted By Fishies_in_Philly
Sort of. It's more commonly called feather rock....

Sort of. It's more commonly called feather rock. It is a volcanic rock, but it's lighter than standard lava rock. And much, much sharper when broken up. There are more than a few blood stains...
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