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Old 10-06-2009, 11:23 PM   #1
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29g tall paludarium animal life?


I'll do my best to be brief with this, if you know of a better place to ask this question let me know.

I finally decided to set up a paludarium, and at some point I'd like to add animal life.
The set-up: Cove with waterfall and 10-15g of water. In a 29g tall tank.


Animal Ideas:
1. Fire-bellied toads (2-4)
  1. Beta
  2. Green anole
  3. Cherry or Ghost shrimp


I'm leaning to just keeping a Beta by himself, maybe a few shrimp or plant safe snail. But I'd also like your input so any ideas what to keep in there? Does anyone else have a setup like this and what do/would you keep?


Thanks
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Old 10-08-2009, 06:18 PM   #2
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I have heard that bettas and shrimp do not mix well. Good luck! And PLEASE post pictures if you can!
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Old 10-16-2009, 03:48 PM   #3
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I agree those shrimp would probably get munched.

Have you made any more headway? It will be important to have plenty of water for that beta.
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Old 10-16-2009, 05:55 PM   #4
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Sorry, but the land area sounds too small for a lizard, considering they cannot swim.

Regardless of your stocking, a big issue will be stopping crickets from committing suicide. Once they hit the water, they will die, and then cause an ammonia spike. You can deal with this by leaving a glass full of crickets in the tank, but this looks bad in terms of aquascaping.
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Old 11-14-2009, 07:40 PM   #5
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the toads emit a toxin that is lethal to nearly all species of aquatic life. Save your money money dude, not gonna work
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Old 11-17-2009, 01:43 PM   #6
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I don't think this member has ever come back.
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