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Forum: Photography 04-22-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By VicSkimmr
5 is supposedly a lot quicker than 4. that's my...

5 is supposedly a lot quicker than 4. that's my only real complaint about 4 so I'll be happy to switch :)

LR4 bogs down really bad for me when I do a lot of brushes/layers and I know it's not my...
Forum: Photography 04-22-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 423
Views: 28,069
Posted By VicSkimmr
#84 Canon 6D Canon 24-105 F/4L Canon 50...

#84
Canon 6D
Canon 24-105 F/4L
Canon 50 f/1.8
Sigma 150 f/2.8 macro

:)
Forum: Herp (Reptiles and Amphibians) 04-18-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,938
Posted By VicSkimmr
Thanks :) Added a truckload of resurrection...

Thanks :)

Added a truckload of resurrection ferns to the background, we'll see which live and which don't
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8536/8644717802_f91e7a3f57_b.jpg...
Forum: Herp (Reptiles and Amphibians) 04-12-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,938
Posted By VicSkimmr
guess I didn't post these. I decided to run the...

guess I didn't post these. I decided to run the fogger to see if I could show off what the lighting looks like, it's pretty cool
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8544/8612274390_67f2b6fb57_b.jpg...
Forum: Herp (Reptiles and Amphibians) 04-12-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,938
Posted By VicSkimmr
I always use and recommend www.mistking.com...

I always use and recommend www.mistking.com setups. They're very, very high quality for a reasonable price. The pump they provide can be run dry without damaging itself which is a huge plus.



...
Forum: Herp (Reptiles and Amphibians) 03-28-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,938
Posted By VicSkimmr
They're a lot of fun, but yeah people only keep...

They're a lot of fun, but yeah people only keep one type of frog in each. Most people's tanks are in the 15-30 gallon range. Having a tank this big doesn't really do anything for the frogs, they'll...
Forum: Herp (Reptiles and Amphibians) 03-27-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,938
Posted By VicSkimmr
I have aqua soil Amazonia in the bottom left over...

I have aqua soil Amazonia in the bottom left over from when it was a paludarium. The second layer is called ABG mix (it's what they use in the Atlanta Botanical Gardens).



Thank you!
Forum: Herp (Reptiles and Amphibians) 03-26-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,938
Posted By VicSkimmr
Most of the plants are crammed into crevices in...

Most of the plants are crammed into crevices in the wood or pinned between the wood and the background. The others are held in place with toothpicks. Eventually the roots take hold and the toothpicks...
Forum: Herp (Reptiles and Amphibians) 03-26-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,938
Posted By VicSkimmr
Just regular ole GE 1 I think, though I should...

Just regular ole GE 1 I think, though I should note that the silicone was totally worthless at holding the ecoweb to the glass. Great Stuff works MUCH better.
Forum: Herp (Reptiles and Amphibians) 03-25-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,938
Posted By VicSkimmr
I got it from here ...

I got it from here
https://www.firstrays.com/cgi/cart/commerce.cgi?product=EcoWeb&cart_id=1364241566.199&exact_match=on

I haven't had any issues with it at all. I do remember reading about that...
Forum: Herp (Reptiles and Amphibians) 03-25-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,938
Posted By VicSkimmr
Very few people do that, it is frowned on for...

Very few people do that, it is frowned on for multiple good reasons. It can be done if the enclosure is large enough and set up well enough, and if the frogs you choose cannot breed. For instance, I...
Forum: Herp (Reptiles and Amphibians) 03-25-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,938
Posted By VicSkimmr
Thanks guys :) not sure why this guy's legs...

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
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8104/8586982080_7b58c9b957_b.jpg...
Forum: Herp (Reptiles and Amphibians) 03-20-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,938
Posted By VicSkimmr
It's certainly getting there. I'm really pleased...

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

The frogs found a new favorite brom
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8509/8573640530_60e6bcce8c_b.jpg...
Forum: Herp (Reptiles and Amphibians) 03-14-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,938
Posted By VicSkimmr
One more shot, thank god it's going to be warm...

One more shot, thank god it's going to be warm this weekend so I can actually go outside to take pictures

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8092/8556237120_e77b28aa5f_b.jpg...
Forum: Herp (Reptiles and Amphibians) 03-14-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,938
Posted By VicSkimmr
Sure :) It's a Mist King setup. There's a...

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...
Forum: Photography 03-14-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 581
Posted By VicSkimmr
also, with a student/teacher discount you can get...

also, with a student/teacher discount you can get it much cheaper, so if you aren't a student or teacher, find one. I think all it takes is an active student email.
Forum: Herp (Reptiles and Amphibians) 03-14-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,938
Posted By VicSkimmr
Thanks! I'm very pleased with how it's coming :)

Thanks! I'm very pleased with how it's coming :)
Forum: Herp (Reptiles and Amphibians) 03-13-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,938
Posted By VicSkimmr
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...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-08-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 62,256
Posted By VicSkimmr
This is really incredible! Everything is so clean...

This is really incredible! Everything is so clean and professional looking.

Have you considered fishing the power cable for your lights behind the wall? For that matter, you could mount the light...
Forum: Photography 10-30-2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 44,712
Posted By VicSkimmr
I hope y'all don't mind if I butt in even though...

I hope y'all don't mind if I butt in even though I'm new :)

I like the subject, it's interesting and has great detail. The shot looks in focus and the exposure is on point. The editing looks a...
Forum: Herp (Reptiles and Amphibians) 10-26-2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 943
Posted By VicSkimmr
You have lots of options then: D. auratus...

You have lots of options then:

D. auratus (probably the least bold of this list)
D. leucomelas
P. terribilis (the most bold, AND is cool because they're the actual "poison dart frog")
D....
Forum: Herp (Reptiles and Amphibians) 10-26-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 943
Posted By VicSkimmr
I would do dart frogs personally. I would...

I would do dart frogs personally.

I would say there are 2 good options for a classroom.

1. Dendrobates Leucomelas - they're big, they're bright (yellow and black banded) and they have a...
Forum: Herp (Reptiles and Amphibians) 10-22-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,394
Posted By VicSkimmr
I did manage to get a shot of him, but it was...

I did manage to get a shot of him, but it was hand held so it's not as sharp as it could be.
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8043/8109797065_010b7926ba_b.jpg
Forum: Herp (Reptiles and Amphibians) 10-22-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,394
Posted By VicSkimmr
I love the ecoweb. It holds up really well and...

I love the ecoweb. It holds up really well and the plants attach to it really easily. The only downside I've found is it's very difficult to get it to stick to the rear glass. I tried silicone and...
Forum: Herp (Reptiles and Amphibians) 10-22-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,394
Posted By VicSkimmr
the smaller tank, this one is 18x18x24 ...

the smaller tank, this one is 18x18x24
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5188/5611711674_253937efa9_b.jpg

I don't seem to have a newer picture hosted that i can pull while at work


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