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Cooper
06-17-2005, 06:57 PM
Hey guys, I was thinking of putting together a planted terrarium for my blondi when it gets larger as display. I was wondering if any of you wouldnt mind posting some pictures of tropical enclusures so I could get some ideas! Thanks!

Mike H.
06-17-2005, 07:20 PM
Here is a tank I just set up...it looks tropical but the substrate is more on the dry side and the plants are fake...it is for a L.difficillis female juvie...


Regards, Mike

http://www.arachnoboards.com/ab/showthread.php?t=46141

Randolph XX()
06-17-2005, 08:47 PM
here u go cooper
http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y80/randolph20/P10004984.jpg
http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y80/randolph20/P10004971.jpg
fine cocnutfiber nix with vermiculite top with jungle mix
make sure there is a slope which makes it looks better

epipe
06-17-2005, 08:59 PM
I found this terrarium for a blondi on the internet:

http://www.piranhasen.de/blond21.jpg

And this is my own terrarium for my blondi:

http://gallery.dierenparadijs.be/data/527/medium/foto_021.jpg

Cooper
06-17-2005, 09:50 PM
Nice set ups guys, thanks!

Blasphemy
06-17-2005, 10:32 PM
Here's a better idea...put some geckos in the tropical enclosure and put the blondi in a tank with dry dirt and a water dish because they don't actually need it to be a tropical enviornment to thrive...they actually prefer it dry

stubby8th
06-17-2005, 10:49 PM
Hey guys, I was thinking of putting together a planted terrarium for my blondi when it gets larger as display. I was wondering if any of you wouldnt mind posting some pictures of tropical enclusures so I could get some ideas! Thanks!

Here's a link to a do-it-yourself really fancy vivarium.
http://www.blackjungle.com/gallery/talltank/page1.html
Now, I didn't use every step for my Avic set-ups, but it gave me some really great ideas and got the creativity going!

epipe
06-18-2005, 01:25 AM
Here's a better idea...put some geckos in the tropical enclosure and put the blondi in a tank with dry dirt and a water dish because they don't actually need it to be a tropical enviornment to thrive...they actually prefer it dry

didn't know that, but in there natural habbitat they live in wet conditions right?

Brando
06-18-2005, 01:39 AM
didn't know that, but in there natural habbitat they live in wet conditions right?

i also heard they prefer it wet and humid, keepin them in dry environments could be the reason they die during molts.

Cooper
06-18-2005, 01:40 AM
Just what I thought, might as well make it look cool while your at it eh!

Cooper
06-18-2005, 02:04 PM
Thank you Martin!

truhlik
06-18-2005, 02:45 PM
My terarium with avicularia geroldi :cool:

Cooper
06-18-2005, 03:20 PM
truhlik, what kind of plant would that be?

truhlik
06-18-2005, 03:27 PM
thatīs bromelia- gusmania lingulata

Cooper
06-18-2005, 03:30 PM
Really neat looking. Do bromelaids need much light?

truhlik
06-18-2005, 03:33 PM
Yes, they need bright filtrate light. A they need high humidity... and avics need high humidity too... ;)

Cooper
06-18-2005, 03:35 PM
What is filtrate light?

truhlik
06-18-2005, 03:41 PM
thats my horrible english :8o I canˇt say it in english. it is somthing like filter light

Cooper
06-18-2005, 03:54 PM
hey don't worry about it. Did you mean fluorescent light?

truhlik
06-18-2005, 04:00 PM
No. That is normal sunshine. But it must go trought window. :rolleyes:

Steve Nunn
06-19-2005, 06:15 PM
www.vogelspinne-ev.de/coppermine-1.1.0/albums/userpics/downrow_arboreal-toprow_terrestrial.JPG

Hi Martin,
Very nice (as usual!). Is that Pothos sp. you are using and if so, what species?? Could you also describe the lighting you are using (and also how you regulate tmeperatures if/because of the lights)??

Also, do you use other plant genera/species and what would you most recommend??

Thanks,
Steve-o

Dephiax
06-20-2005, 01:08 PM
No. That is normal sunshine. But it must go trought window. :rolleyes:

you mean light from a lamp from outside the terrarium?

truhlik
06-20-2005, 01:52 PM
you mean light from a lamp from outside the terrarium?

yes somethink like that. It can not be direct sunlight

Lasiodora
06-20-2005, 02:13 PM
Here's two shots of my versicolor tank. You can see the light fixtures in the first pic. In the tank I have two lemon button ferns, one pink fittonia, a bromeliad, a philodendron sp., a tillandsia sp., and one Cryptanthus bivittatus. The background is coco husk fiber.
Mike

king7
07-04-2005, 07:06 AM
Here's a better idea...put some geckos in the tropical enclosure and put the blondi in a tank with dry dirt and a water dish because they don't actually need it to be a tropical enviornment to thrive...they actually prefer it dry

how come every care sheet ive read and everybody ive asked has said the exact opposite? :?

nice set up btw :)

Rounder
07-04-2005, 07:33 AM
I found this terrarium for a blondi on the internet:

http://www.piranhasen.de/blond21.jpg

And this is my own terrarium for my blondi:

http://gallery.dierenparadijs.be/data/527/medium/foto_021.jpg

epipe, what is along the backside of your tank in that 2nd pic? I'm going to make a cool blondi setup in the next 6 months and i'm getting ideas now.

krusty
07-05-2005, 01:34 AM
Hello,

here're some example's of my "rainforest" tanks:

A. geniculata

http://www.arcor.de/palb/alben/51/1878751/1280_3462303162613665.jpg

P. ornata (the old tank)

http://www.arcor.de/palb/alben/51/1878751/1280_6535653366646465.jpg

P. ornata (the new tank)

http://www.arcor.de/palb/alben/51/1878751/1280_3536633463346330.jpg

@epipe
Really nice tank set ups, I like them. But I think your T. blondi would prefer a little bit more substrate.

Best regards,

Ingo

wolfpak
07-23-2005, 02:14 AM
my t. blondi enclosure

http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b66/khochoc/23-07-05_1100.jpg

epipe
07-23-2005, 09:55 AM
epipe, what is along the backside of your tank in that 2nd pic? I'm going to make a cool blondi setup in the next 6 months and i'm getting ideas now.

Thats cork..