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  1. Habitat
    https://youtu.be/gwP9b0UbX-o Just sharing this video of the water feature in my Sphaerodactylus macrolepis vivarium. It's a 60x45x60cm glass exo-terra and houses a single female S. macrolepis. She has lived in here for three years. The room this tank sits in is very, very dry and the...
  2. Equipment & Supplies
    Hi Guys - first post so go easy please. I am in the process of setting up a fully automated 45x45x60 Crested vivarium. I am an electronics engineer, so happy to delve into the automation side of things. Question on heating a viv like this, especially providing ambient heat at night. I don't...
  3. Lizards
    Hi all, Eee ! Finally released my baby Bosc, Tiny, into both sides of her bio-active viv She's been tearing around sucking up all the smells (and digging up half the tank hunting CUC) for the last hour. This is my first bioactive Viv, and being a part-arid, part-forest Viv, I know I'm...
  4. Lizards
    So on Monday my female Cave Gecko is being delivered! I already have a male, just wondered if anyone has any set up photos as I would like to re-scape the male's and need to get the female's set up this weekend. Currently the male is on a mix of eco-earth & orchid bark with two plant pot...
  5. Amphibians
    So as a few of you know I have been building a new large vivarium for Red Eyed Tree Frogs measuring 60 x 45 x 60 cm, it's Bio-active, has a water fall and shallow water area and a removable access panel to deal with pump failures replace filter bags etc. This setup has a clean up crew...
  6. Amphibians
    Hi everyone, so I just finished this 30 x 30 x 45 cm Exo-Terra with bio-active substrate for some frogs I plan on adding next month, anyways just checking with you guys. I'm a little torn on which frogs to put in here because I'm getting conflicting information for the retailers I've been...
  7. Lizards
    I have a bio-active set up for my crested gecko and the springtails are thriving. I was wondering if there is such a thing as too many springtails? She's a happy friendly 4 year old and eats and sheds perfectly but I just wanted to make sure that there are no potential hidden problems. Thanks.
  8. Lizards
    Hello , I have been scouring the internet on ways to create a more realistic environment for my Uros, information is varied and sketchy and contradictory. But there are some points you could hopefully help me with. Could I feed them more endemic plants from their area? And how do i acquire...
  9. Arcadia
    Hi John, Another week, another species more questions ! So having fallen in love with the Bio-active system I made for my Bearded Dragon I have decided to move my two Leopard Gecko's into similar systems. Thanks to all your help in the past I have substrate etc covered but my knowledge has run...
  10. Lizards
    Hi, I'm finally giving in and getting a light system for my planted vivariums :D but am a little worried about water damaging the lights. I have a 60x45x90cm exo terra with 2 double mistking nozzles positioned on the mesh of the front 2 corners of the viv. I am planning on putting the light...
  11. Habitat
    Hi guys, First time poster here but long time lurker I have a question about springtails (don't worry, I know exactly what they are and what they do) Basically, I have a veiled chameleon (he's called Clyde) and I want to introduce a soil substrate at the bottom of his enclosure with some...
  12. Arcadia
    Hi John / Readers, I spoke to you recently about my forthcoming set-up but just for clarity sake for anybody reading this I am planning to house my Bearded Dragon in a 6Lx3Hx2D wooden vivarium. With your help I decided to use Arcadia - Earth Mix as the basis for a Bio-active substrate but I...
  13. Amphibians
    Hi All, Firstly I wanted to say a HUGE!!! thank you to my secret army of testers all around Europe that helped me to not only formulate but to conduct on-going testing of our new Organic enclosure covering. This brand new and VERY potent product is to be called "EarthMix" and is the first...
  14. Lizards
    Hiya, I've had my Rankins dragon since February, always had him on Reptile Carpet. I'm wanting to go down the natural/bio-active route and wondered if anyone has done this for Rankins dragons before? if so have you got any hints or tips i.e how to keep the humidity down, preferred substrate to...
  15. Shop Classifieds
    Amphibian Supplies We currently have a new range of drift wood available. Every piece is photographed so you can pick the individual piece you'd like. As well as our usual great prices we have a range of special offers such as coco hides for 99p, ficus pumilla and all fittonias for £1.69. We...
  16. Equipment Classifieds
    We currently have a new range of drift wood available. Every piece is photographed so you can pick the individual piece you'd like. As well as our usual great prices we have a range of special offers such as coco hides for 99p, ficus pumilla and all fittonias for £1.69. We have a whole load...
  17. Amphibian Classifieds
    AMPHIBIAN SUPPLIES FLASH SALE 25% OFF ALL ORDERS containing LIVE PLANTS FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS 4pm-4pm Simply use the code PLANTS at the checkout for 25% off your order FREE DELIVERY still available on orders over £25.00 Amphibian Supplies and Equipment or click our link below Stockists of...
  18. Habitat Pictures
    I done this a while back before I got my Chinese water dragon. I'm getting started on a bigger home for it soon, but as it's small now, this enclosure is fine. Equipment and materials I used: 24" x 18" x 24" Exo terra viv Some offcuts of kingspan board Some branches that I cut, stripped...
  19. Amphibians
    Hi guys The amazing guys at Ampibians.orgs new magazine is out now and it is a free download once again. Its a bumper issue this time and I thought that you may like to take a look at the more "professional" side of the industry as we seek to actively work together with formal in-situ...
  20. Habitat
    Hello. I'm moving my G. luii to a larger enclosure and was going to reseed the new substrate with some of the older. There appears to be a lot more microfauna living in it than I originally put in there including some I didn't recognise but took to be a different species of springtail, possibly...
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