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  1. Equipment Classifieds
    we have a huge choice of bioactive plants in stock ready for your animal setups. full range of plants for jungle and desert setups Prices start at just £2.99 no postage. Collection only from the shop The shop is open daily during COVID but please call first to check the current operations in...
  2. Introductions
    Hey everyone! Thought I'd sign up as I am soon to become a reptile keeper for the first time! I kept fish as a teenager, and used to be a real regular on fish forums back in the day, so also can't wait to get back into forum life. I'm Philippa, but you can call me Phil. I've set up a small...
  3. Arcadia
    Hi All, I just love Podcasting, I think that it is a valuable and good long-term medium that allows us all to learn from each others experiences and without charge. In addition to the series of 8 free podcasts that Bill Strand and I conducted for 'Chameleon Breeder Podcast' regarding Reptile...
  4. Lizards
    Hi, I'm in the process of building a vivarium for my Chinese water dragon. I want to keep live plants so need to have a substrate that will provide everything they need to grow, but it must also be suitable for my water dragon. I am installing a misting/fogger system, but have a 94l (filtered)...
  5. Equipment Classifieds
    Hi all, For sale is a 45 x 45 x 45 fully established planted bio-active enclosure containing springtails, tropical woodlice and 3 small chocolate millipedes (unkown sp.) It also has a small stream with a small pump and an exo terra canopy with 2 Jungle Dawn LEDS. It has never had any...
  6. Snakes
    I spent about 3 months making a bio active green tree python vivarium / paludarium. I thought I would share how I did it, in case people were wanting to do something similar. Building a Naturalistic Bioactive Green Tree Python Vivarium / Paludarium Let me know if you have any comments or...
  7. Habitat
    I've had some amazing answers on my posts regarding corn snakes so now hope to have some amazing answers in regards to a bio-active vivarium :) I'm hoping to get my first corn snake in about a week or two and I would love to have a bio-active setup with some live creatures in there. I'm not all...
  8. Snakes
    Hi all, before anyone links me in- I've already read the A Beginners Guide to Cornsnakes sticky, but I still have some questions that I would like to ask so that I can ensure I will have a suitable set-up for when I get my corn :) This is the set up I have currently for home, heat source and...
  9. Planted Vivariums
    I picked up an Exo terra nano (12"x 8"x 8") 30cm x 20cm x 20cm from Ebay for £11 Video link of the enclosure: https://www.instagram.com/p/BYrjjsYgDG3/?taken-by=rubyjadegecko This enclosure will house a Ghost mantis (Phyllocrania paradoxa)
  10. Arcadia
    Check out this short video if you want to learn more about our 'Organic' Substrates 'EarthMix' and 'EarthMix-Arid' www.youtube.com/watch?v=ajGT-uPCogE
  11. IHS Doncaster
    Hi can anyone recommend any good books on natural viv terrarium bio active construction. Thank you
  12. Equipment Classifieds
    Exo Terra Glass Terrarium - 90cm long, 45cm deep, 60cm high. Comes as seen - fully planted, with water reservoir from hydro clay balls and bio active (has springtails and woodlice) Comes with a new lid to replace the one shown, still in wrapper, but is old style tank and new style mesh, but...
  13. Amphibian Classifieds
    5x Adult Red eyed tree Frogs 60cmx45cmx45cm Exo Terra Terrarium on Exo Terra Cabinet. Exo Terra Light canopy with 1x Arcadia jungle dawn LED and 1x 5.0 compact UV Lucky reptile Super rain nano watering system currently running two misters Exo Terra digital thermometer and hygrometer Heat mat for...
  14. Snakes
    So i want to make a bio active setup but i don't really know anything about it. So here a few qeustions: What insects are commonly used ? I know that springtails, isopods and dubai roaches but what are they each good for ? What are the most used plants & and what is ball python proof ...
  15. Habitat
    hi all I'm considering setting up a bio active vivarium for my crested gecko. I'm not sure on best plants to use that will be safe for my crestie. Also would anyone recommend a water feature or dripper that would work well as a water source as my crestie wont drink from standing water. Any tips...
  16. Amphibians
    Hi guys, Just recently bought my second exo terra for bio active setup. This tank is much larger than the first I did and want to incorporate a big custom waterfall to pond in this one. My question is how have others done this? Was thinking a couple sheets of perspex siliconed to the floor of...
  17. Snakes
    Any one on here keep garters in a communal set up? Not something I would ever do normally with any snake but heard with garters it is possible? Would really like to do a large bio active display set up. Any pictures, advice much appreciated :)
  18. Habitat
    It will have been asked a thousand times I'm starting out with reptiles I've been around them a while as I run the marine section in a big store I don't no whether to go bio active or not ???? Thankyou
  19. Lizards
    Hi I am looking for suggestions for a diurnal arboreal lizard to occupy a large planted bio active vivarium I now have free due to the death of my yemen chameleon recently, who it previously housed. The dimensions of the vivarium are WxDxH 3ft x 2ft x 5ft, it has two UVB tubes and a heat dome...
  20. Amphibians
    Hi, I'm currently setting up my first bio active terrarium and i'm having a little difficulty understanding the heating requirements. Firstly, the terrarium is a Reptile One (Practically the same layout as Exo Terra) with the dimensions of 90cm L x 45cm W x 60cm H I will be keeping poison...
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