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Old 09-01-2015, 10:34 PM
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Here is my recently upgraded Irian Jaya BTS enclosure. It is a 72"x18"x"24" viv with a hide at each end and various opportunities to bask. I have a ceramic at one end with an Arcadia 39w luminaire with a 6% bulb and another 24w luminaire with an Arcadia freshwater pro bulb for general sunlight. He can normally be seen each morning spending some time sitting under the ceramic or basking on his rock under the light bulbs. I have found that his appetite has increased and he appears to be thriving on this setup. I must thank Arcadia John for his advice on the lighting configuration.





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Old 11-01-2015, 01:02 AM
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one is astonished. marvellous bit of terra firma for the critter to make use of.
well done.
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Old 13-01-2015, 11:45 PM
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This is beautiful. No wonder he's thriving thanks for the inspiration and ideas. Gorgeous blue tongue too
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Old 14-01-2015, 01:16 AM
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Looks sweet pal.***128522;
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Old 14-01-2015, 09:17 PM
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Thanks for all your kind words. I recently downsized my collection so that I could improve the enclosures of the collection I've chosen to keep. The vivs are made by ND Aquatics and I really rate them highly.
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Old 14-01-2015, 09:45 PM
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Really well done!

Looks great, perfect use of light and shade here. One lucky skink

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This looks amazing! could I ask what substrate do you use? I really like the look of it!
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Old 07-02-2015, 08:56 AM
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Hiya,

It's zoo med forest floor cypress mulch. You can get it from swell. It's quite expensive compared to the 15 quid i pay for 70l of orchid bark but he seems to prefer it. I also use timothy hay in his hides.
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Old 07-02-2015, 12:06 PM
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Wow......show off......

Looks stunning just wish I had the space......
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