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Old 08-24-2012, 07:04 AM   #106
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Nice vivys! I have 3 myself, 2 have poison frogs in them, the other has Tree Frogs / a juvenile Terrapin / Guppies in it. If I had your giant 480, I would breed some serious amounts of my Ranitomeya imitator tarapoto poison frogs in there! You could house multiple species of Ranitomeya in there I bet, with out them inner breeding.
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Old 08-24-2012, 07:46 PM   #107
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Where did you see that I have a 480-gallon tank. Boy I wish I had an enclosure that big--I can think of a few things I would put in it--but I would need to move into a more spacious home. I already have way too many setups in our little house.

I'm sure I would get thoroughly reamed out by the dart frog people if I were to mix species. Mixing frogs is generally regarded as for "experts only", or for zoos, or fools.


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Old 09-06-2012, 09:07 PM   #108
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The little epiphytic ferns are growing in nicely.



I'll try to get a shot of the whole enclosure tonight. I need to tidy it up a bit.
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Old 10-19-2012, 11:11 PM   #109
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The P. paradoxica and the plants are still growing well and today I got a few pictures.

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Old 10-19-2012, 11:39 PM   #110
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Plants are growing in nicely too.

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Old 10-20-2012, 12:05 AM   #111
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Here's a shot of the whole thing...



I monkeyed with the terrestrial area a bit more and I'm happy with it now. I added bright red fallen maple leaves and they make an excellent contrast with the green foliage and black background...

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Old 10-20-2012, 12:15 AM   #112
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That's sick Bro. Absolutely, 100%, mind-boggingly sick, Devin.

I know that you said that you have mini-orchids and you had mentioned the name of the fern in a previous post.....can you show the names of these species on the Manzy in the photo, please?

Standing ovation worthy!!
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Old 10-20-2012, 01:15 AM   #113
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Thanks Don. I will try to make a picture with the plant names Photoshopped on top.

This setup is very easy to take care of. I just turn the lights on and mist it once per day. The mantis gets one small dubia roach nymph every night.
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Old 10-20-2012, 01:19 AM   #114
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that is a very nice looking terrarium bro. love it.
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Old 10-20-2012, 01:43 AM   #115
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I really would like to to set up something like this someday. Really cool!
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Old 10-20-2012, 02:30 AM   #116
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Hey thanks you guys!
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Old 10-20-2012, 03:57 AM   #117
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Absolutely LOVE how it's turning out bro.

And that mantis is just wicked looking!
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Old 10-20-2012, 05:04 AM   #118
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Hey thanks Nick!

Here is one more mantis shot.

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Old 10-20-2012, 05:07 AM   #119
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Holy Mantodea!!!
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Old 10-20-2012, 05:48 PM   #120
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Here's that same shot of the mantis cropped for more detail.

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