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  1. Lizards
    Hey guys, new here. I've been in the process of upgrading my 1 year old leopard gecko from a 60x45x30 exo terra to a vivexotic viva+ 86x50x49, I spent good money on a custom 3d background from Rockways and have siliconed it in place with aquarium safe sealant. However when i open the glass...
  2. Equipment Classifieds
    For sale due to changes in circumstances is my custom built vivarium with fake rock background which measure 4ft wide x 3ft 7 inch tall x 2ft deep with a 20cm substrate lip. The vivarium is constructed out of 18mm plywood which is stained on the outside so can easily be re-stained or painted...
  3. Habitat
    I'm designing a 29- or 30-gallon bioactive paludarium for a native Floridian species. The water feature is going to be fairly small, and should help maintain humidity and/or provide an area for a larger reptile to soak. I'm looking for something that is somewhat tame, so a small colony of green...
  4. Amphibians
    Hi there. Im looking to do my own custome background and water fall for a tree frog viv. Ive seen people using expanding foam, and im wondering if it matters which brand i use? I dont want go using something that ends up being toxic. Anyone know which ones are safe to use? Im in the UK so need...
  5. Equipment & Supplies
    Hi, here is my second custom background build. See my first build here ***8594; http://www.reptileforums.co.uk/forums/equipment-supplies/1095057-crested-gecko-custom-viv-natural.html The guy I made this one for gave me a brief of Zen, Ying Yang and Kung-Fu Panda. As you can see I went with the...
  6. Equipment & Supplies
    :welcome: I am a happy owner of a Crested Gecko and I thought I’d treat him to a new bigger home as he has out grown his old one. (I am ore of a snake guy but the other half is petrified of them, so its was choosing between her or a snake. I know, tough choice to make :flrt:::lol2:::flrt...
  7. Lizard Pictures
    :welcome: I am a happy owner of a Crested Gecko and I thought I’d treat him to a new bigger home as he has out grown his old one. (I am ore of a snake guy but the other half is petrified of them, so its was choosing between her or a snake. I know, tough choice to make :2thumb::Na_Na_Na_Na: Big...
  8. Equipment & Supplies
    heres my ideas how I wanted it to work then I'll add pictures. I wanted something that once mature gives the frogs more of a naturalistic setup, with heating built in and waterfall/cascade built in. The heating is designed so the water is heated up from behind which then has to be pumped to...
  9. Equipment Classifieds
    hi i bought a 3ft vivarium from the pet shop a few months back and now i have nothing living in there i decided to make a custom background and hides to now hopefully sell on i spent alot of time on this project to make it look as realistic as possible so hopefully someone will buy and make use...
  10. Habitat
    (first proper post :blush:) So this weekend I think I will be starting my vivarium up, I have a 45x45x45 exo terra. My plan is to do a gorilla glue background and sides, with some Mopani/mopane wood against the back and one of the sides. I will be using a mix of xaxim tree fern...
  11. Habitat
    Picked up a 4x2x2 viv on Sunday for the blue tongue skink I am collecting at Doncaster IHS show on the 22nd June, and have decided to have a go at customising it for the little guy. So here's the plan: To do this I decided to use three Celotex sheets (1200x450x50mm), the background and sides...
  12. Equipment & Supplies
    Does anyone make viv back grounds to order? I need something "Rocky" for a 3 foot viv as close to Kent as possible?
  13. Habitat
    I had a large mass of viv's stacked on top of each other and looking rather a mess so when someone put a custom viv stack up on the RFUK classified I snapped them up. The viv's were a little run down and in need of some TLC. There had also been used as a ferret hutch at some point in their past...
  14. Habitat
    with this thread i will follow my leopard gecko diy viv: victory: so my dad told me he would build me a vivarium and this is what i got... it was built for my leopard and crested geckos. i lined the bottom with polystyrene so as not to damage the wood with the heat mat. however, not...
  15. Lizards
    Hi Guys. I know i have started a build thread but after a few pages it got side tracked and i have not updated it in a while, So here is the new thread that has everything, start to finish, as things are. The concept of this build was easy. It was to house Water Monitors, They spend a lot of...
  16. Habitat
    Well, ive decided to start on my Mayan ruins background for an unused Exo Terra viv i am planning on putting a few fan footed geckos in to. I dont have a plan im just building as i go and see where it takes me. This is what ive done so far and i think my next step is to get the outside walls...
  17. Lizards
    Hi I ordered these Kenyan Pygmy Leaf Chameleons a few days ago and i got them yesterday, I got 5 all together, 4 Females and 1 Male. Some of the females look quite chunky so cross fingers : victory:. Almost got the tank finished for them, just need to chuck the soil in and plant the plants...
  18. Habitat
    Took me months and a lot of money but my crested gecko tank is finally done. other half wasn't to please when i used yacht varnish in the flat lol. Camera Shy
  19. Habitat
    Hi all Just a query before I start my custom background for my beardie viv. With using polystyrene, grout and a pva/sand mixture. My question is how easy arer these to keep clean, should my beardie mess on it?? Has anyone had any problems with it staining it, or difficulty in removing the...
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