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  1. Habitat
    Are old aquarium decorations ok to use for some new cresties that i'm getting? I've decided to turn my old aquarium into a viv for them so I need to cover all holes. This is the Aquarium: How do I set up the aquarium for the cresties? The tank is 80x50x30(ish), how do I put real plants in...
  2. Planted Vivariums
    so im wanting to plant some grasses in my vivexotic wooden viv. so obviously that means putting soil into the viv which will rot the wood after time due to watering of the plants. has anyone got any suggestion on how to seal the viv or would people recommend just planting in pots and sticking...
  3. Habitat
    Im putting live plants into a vivexotic wooden viv with a mix of topsoil and said. so therefore the wood is going to get damp from watering. what would people recommend to seal the viv as i dont want to be replacing the viv due to damp and rot!! would anyone recommend some kind of varnish...
  4. Habitat
    SO im getting my hands on 2 Ackie Monitor hatchlings mid December :2thumb: can not wait!! I am wanting to plant live plants into the viv to give it that natural edge! I was wandering what type of plants will not harm the ackies and also will look great within their viv :)? Im getting the viv...
  5. Lizards
    SO im getting my hands on 2 Ackie Monitor hatchlings mid December :2thumb: can not wait!! I am wanting to plant live plants into the viv to give it that natural edge! I was wandering what type of plants will not harm the ackies and also will look great within their viv :)? Im getting the viv...
  6. Amphibians
    Hi, Can anyone advise if these plants are suitable for a milk tree frog setup as a temporary measure until I get a hold of some pothos etc? The plants I have are: Hypoestes (White) Bromeliad Vriesea Neoregelia (Fireball) - can't find any other details for this one. What do you guys think...
  7. Equipment & Supplies
    hi I am a but confused by all the lighting options out there. I have almost finished building a crestie setup with live plants and need to sort out the lights next. I would like 2 x t5 lights, about 2 foot long. I found this: Black T5 Fish Tank Lights Two Bulbs - All Pond Solutions Which is for...
  8. Amphibians
    Ive got myself a Whites Tree Frog for whom I am currently making a fake rock background. Im wanting to put live plants into the vivarium to help with the humidity and for the little guy to hide. what would people suggest to be the best plants that do not harm the frog. I was thinking of...
  9. Habitat
    Hi, just wanted to ask for live plants to grow effectively in a viv do I need UVB or UVA lighting? Thanks
  10. Lizard Pictures
    Well, why did I not do this earlier?! It's taking time, and so far have only got about 9 vivariums done, but springtails, live plants and leaf litter for the WIN! I have to say, if you're considering it, go for it, looks really good too! I've grown most of my own live plants, and cultured...
  11. Habitat
    I have recently acquired a crested gecko, he's only about 6 months at the moment however when old enough, i will be putting him in a larger vivariums, my thoughts at the moment are i think planted vivariums look ace, i know what substrate mix i need and size glass vivarium and also a 2% UV, the...
  12. Equipment Classifieds
    Hey folks Once again I have some plants up for grabs. I have 15 pieces of non-variegated Tradescantia, ranging from just over 1" long (2 or 3 bits I think) up to over 7" long (1 bit), the rest are in the middle (3-5"). Please bear in mind it's really hard to accurately measure them, as they...
  13. Amphibians
    Hi everyone, Just wondering, i'm planning on making a dart frog terrarium thats natural as can possibly be with live plants etc, and considering i have never done anything like this on this scale i was just looking for a little advice from people who have. Look forward to hearing advice from...
  14. Spiders and Inverts
    I know this might sound a bit cheeky and might get slated for asking, but dose anyone have any live plant clippings i can have for my pokie tank? I got a bit board and had an old fish tank up in the loft so ive made it into a tank for my pokie. Just want to add some plants in there before i...
  15. Lizards
    im thinking of re-decorating my yemens viv and wondered what different live plants can be used inside What do you have in your yemens vivs ? Any pics ?: victory:
  16. Habitat
    hi anybody know where i can buy live plants which i can find out the country of origin from, as i like to set up all my enclosure for all my animals as bitopes with the decor and plants coming from the same area as the animal. just wondering if anybody knows of any good websites for plants...
  17. Habitat Pictures
    Here’s a not-so-short post documenting the kitting out of one of our new display tanks here at Global Geckos Reptile Shop. This one was being prepared for a young pair of Yemen chameleons. Mixing Substrate. The empty enclosure (Ferplast 110 High, dimensions are 110cm x 45cm x 90cm high) The...
  18. Spiders and Inverts
    Hey guys, you may have heard that i gave my nan some GALS she loves them and now they are getting big she wants to get a big tank for her fantastic 5 she wonders whether you can keep live plants i read that you can but they should be cheap and replaceable anyone keep them?? thanks in...
  19. Habitat Pictures
    I have been working for the last few weeks, rsearching and creating a natural viv for my hoggy. Have finally completed it today and i have taken pics in stages (nt very good stages i admit but i got carried away :blush: ). I have placed a mix of substrates, live plants and wood to make up the...
  20. Lizards
    hey can anyone telll me what live plants i can use in an iguana enclosure x
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