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    Finally, the enclosure is finished! 39805 I...

    Finally, the enclosure is finished!

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    I used Jurassic Sand as a substrate. The slope on the right side of the enclosure is made from terra cotta clay (I bought a 50 lb box of moist clay...
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    Even in sunny Australia, room temperature is not...

    Even in sunny Australia, room temperature is not always adequate. Reptiles cannot generate their own body heat, they need to move about their environment in order to keep their body at the desired...
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    Give us a rundown of the enclosure setup,...

    Give us a rundown of the enclosure setup, temperatures, food offered, etc. You said you don't have a heat pad, does that mean you don't have any heat source at all? If the gecko is unable to...
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    The foam has been coated with two layers of grout...

    The foam has been coated with two layers of grout so far. The third and final coat will be much more finely detailed, as well as a slightly lighter color to create a two toned effect. So far so...
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    After speaking with all of my local stone...

    After speaking with all of my local stone companies, I realized that there was no chance of suitable rock being offered for sale anytime soon. I began the process of constructing the foam/grout...
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    One week after their smoke water soak, and the...

    One week after their smoke water soak, and the Themeda triandra (Kangaroo Grass) is beginning to sprout!
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    I went to a few local landscape stores with very nice selections of stone in search...
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    Hello Elizabeth! I have not tried worm...

    Hello Elizabeth!
    I have not tried worm castings, but I am looking into vivarium safe methods of fertilizing the plants. Have you had luck with them? How much do you use in your mix? I suspect...
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    Quick update: Seeds were planted in a 50/50...

    Quick update:

    Seeds were planted in a 50/50 mixture of organic peat moss and Jurassic sand, which was first moistened and microwaved for 5 minutes to kill off any unwanted pests:
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    And the...
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    Nephrurus amyae - Biotope Vivarium

    I have begun to slowly put into action my plans for a N. amyae biotope vivarium. This will be a lengthy process, but I didn't want to exclude any of the early stages. Please keep posted for future...
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    Thanks for the reply. It seems that the Lateralis...

    Thanks for the reply. It seems that the Lateralis should feed my leos for quite a while, certainly enough for my dubia colony to grow! Once they turn into adult roaches, I will leave the females in...
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    Some quick hatchling shots:

    Bold Jungle Mack Snow 50% het. Eclipse, poss. het. Tremper (Very dark):
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    Mack Snow 50% het. Eclipse, poss. het. Tremper:...
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    Feeders: Lateralis & Dubias

    I read several months ago about dubias, and ended up buying some from various dubia breeders. I suspect my colony to be up to 800 or so in number. I have 85 adult females, and 40 adult males. The...
  13. I would check and see what size the 18" by 18" by...

    I would check and see what size the 18" by 18" by 24" is with the substrate in it. It dramatically affects the usable space, especially if you use something like bed a beast. Obveously paper towel...
  14. Note that a quartentine period is highly...

    Note that a quartentine period is highly reccomended for atlesat 30 days.
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