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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-13-2014, 04:30 AM Thread Starter
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Paludarium background

I'm looking for ideas for a 75g background. I'm wanting something I can plant plants in. looks natural and isn't permanent I case I ever change my mind.

I'm going for a south American theme.
Planning on swords, orchids, bromeliads
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 10-18-2014, 06:52 AM
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heres a bg for a pauld i did a few years ago. i have others on 75s and smaller if you wanna check them out on my profile.

hope it helps

good luck

jd

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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 10-21-2014, 01:29 AM
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A bit more expensive, but pretty easy would be to use virgin cork bark "flats" (they are rarely flat...), tree-fern fiber slabs, or a combination.

The tree fern fiber slabs are great for supporting epiphytes, and will often spontaneously sprout mosses and ferns in a humid environment. The cork bark looks great, but might need slightly more effort to attach plants, and will be a bit more difficult to piece together and attach.
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