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#1 User is offline   raphael raymond 

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Posted 12 July 2012 - 03:45 PM

"Garden in a box"...Growing plants in a tank
Moss, ferns, doritis, CPs, aquatic plants which can be grown emersed..

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Posted 13 July 2012 - 10:36 AM

NICE! Ya should put in a gecko or something. Or a frog. A FROG!!!
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#3 User is offline   raphael raymond 

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Posted 13 July 2012 - 12:40 PM

View PostSkechid, on 13 July 2012 - 10:36 AM, said:

NICE! Ya should put in a gecko or something. Or a frog. A FROG!!!


Hahaha I wish. but worry my mum makes nice if a frog is added in. btw you have any lobang where i can get?
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Posted 13 July 2012 - 03:50 PM

You can get a fire belly frog, small only about 2 inches, but you will need a cover as these critters will jump.
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#5 User is offline   raphael raymond 

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Posted 13 July 2012 - 04:22 PM

View Postcdckjn2002, on 13 July 2012 - 03:50 PM, said:

You can get a fire belly frog, small only about 2 inches, but you will need a cover as these critters will jump.


yep i had them before. not sure how to get them now
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Posted 26 July 2012 - 04:17 PM

good idea! What about putting small fishes inside and make it similar to aquarium :)/>
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Posted 30 July 2012 - 04:25 PM

Ya! Good idea weonlycut, maybe a small body of water inside. An aquarium/ terrarium design would be AWESOME!!! :lol:/> :lol:/> :lol:/>
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Posted 30 July 2012 - 10:26 PM

The tillandsia would die as it is far too humid inside
The sarracenias are subtropical and hence may go into dormancy.
However the set-up is really nice and i see you used some ferns too.
You can get crabs , frogs etc - Ask wilson abt this im not so sure
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Posted 31 July 2012 - 12:48 AM

Tillandsia has been taken out within the week of setup cos don't want it to die. Some plants like HC has melted and there are a few snails in them, source could be the plants I bOught. The terrestrial moss is doing well. Gonna do some adjustments this thursday.
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Posted 01 August 2012 - 12:09 PM

A terrapin might eat up the leaves, perhaps a crab / hermit crab wud b nice and easy to manage? and dont smell...
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Posted 01 August 2012 - 12:53 PM

Ya most likely crabs. But I need to remove some dead plants first. Hahaha and also remove my carnivorous, cos some parts are turning bro. Going to add more moss
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Posted 14 August 2012 - 11:24 PM

Very, very nice! I especially like the variety of emersed aquatic plants you incorporated into the set-up.
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Posted 31 August 2012 - 03:02 PM

FOund the tank to be messy with the peat moss and some plants didn't make it. I have decommed everything and redid it.
with layered substrate..
Layer 1: Charcoal and activated carbon
Layer 2: bioballs and leca balls
Layer 3: Orchiata pine bark
Layer 4: dried sphagnum moss
Layer 5: Terrestrial moss
easier to clean and maintain.
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Posted 15 September 2012 - 11:59 AM

Amazing, this Yard is looking so good and exciting which is in a box. I would like to tell that you should put some frogs in your garden. All three pictures of it are very nice to see.
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Posted 03 October 2012 - 05:27 PM

I like your terrarium. Are you growing Aldrovanda? They will do best if you add them in your terrarium. Even add some fire belly toads, they are small in size and easy to care pets. Add more beauty to your terrarium by growing aldrovanda and adding fire belly toads.
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Posted 06 October 2012 - 10:14 AM

:D/> So cool!You should put land hermit crabs but first you need a good substrate as they are found in sand.Does the tank have a tight cover?You won't want Mozzies to breed :huh:/> you can also have semi-aquatic sphagnum moss too. These are my suggestions.VFTGuy out.
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Posted 25 October 2012 - 01:52 PM

Some of the indoor decor ideas are:
Grow LED Lights
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