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A Vision Two Years In The Making

Wooo! Just completed my first all natural vivarium. From the initial idea till completion its been just over two years. So glad its acually done and I can show it off hear. I've been waiting a long time for this...


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What did you make the walls out of? Is there any thing else besides the tokay, like in the water? Looks good! what size is it?

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Does the gecko stay always in? Mine roamed a much wider temperature-dependent range, within a room.


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What size tank is that? Looks like maybe a 55?
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Haha, EVERYONE on any site I posted pics on thinks its a 55, when in actuallity its a 30.

Yeah, If you give um time and work with them, Tokays calm down rather nicely. The one in the pic is still a bit fiesty but she hasn't bitten in over a year.

So far only the one gecko calls the viv home. I'm excited to add some native fish, but first I'll need a heater casue my old one fried itself. Other possible addtions may be a male tokay, a flying gecko, a draco lizard, or a white lipped tree frog.

The walls are made out of Touch'N Foam, which is like Great Stuff only better cause it comes in black and is plant/animal safe! After it cured, I carved it down, smeared it with aquarium silicone and pressed bone dry peat into it. If you would like any more details, just let me know. ~ Rex
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Wow that's neat looking!

But isn't there a danger of the gecko drowning? Also won't Tokay's eat pretty much any other animal it can fit in it's mouth?
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