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jbrd
07-14-2005, 04:47 PM
A while back our T.blondi got the mites and to make a long story short he went into a five gallon enclosure with just calcium carbonate, a water dish and a hide for six weeks.
So i took this opurtunity to get a bigger enclosure for him and i finally moved him into his new home yesterday. Its a 36X18X16 tank. Over some more time i will add some more plants and what not. Anyone have some suggestions on what else to add?

http://img203.echo.cx/img203/1185/picture0880ci.jpg

http://img203.echo.cx/img203/8969/picture0891ek.jpg

Blasphemy
07-14-2005, 04:50 PM
Isn't that a 40 breeder size tank? Anyway, looks awesome and you're lucky enough to have one of the few Ts big enough to warrant such a massive enclosure.

jbrd
07-14-2005, 04:52 PM
Yeah i like it, hes our display T. Yeah its a breeder tank, got a good deal on it.

Kordian
07-14-2005, 04:52 PM
Biiig :) And very nice also ;P

Nick_schembri
07-14-2005, 05:56 PM
Nice enclosure!
Big tank for a big T, looks like it still has some growing to do

ink_scorpion
07-14-2005, 06:13 PM
Looks very well decorated! Nice!!! :drool:

Ralph
07-14-2005, 09:49 PM
very very nice!!!! :clap:
i have seen many thread in HK T's BBS
they said.if a T.blondi doesn't have a big tank,it will wrong whit moult and unknow die.
so . i think a big tank is very useful for a big T.blondi.
but,if there are so much high ornament, may ,a T.blondi will creep on it. able to false step and be injury by it.so. i think u should try to put the ornament evenness.
:}

Joe1968
07-14-2005, 10:37 PM
wow must be a summer of cool tanks. I been seeing alot of very nice display tanks in here lately.

Lorgakor
07-15-2005, 11:43 AM
It is a very nice setup, but you may want to consider raising the substrate level a little. T. blondi do like to climb, (at least mine does) and that is a long way to fall.

Rounder
07-15-2005, 12:10 PM
nice tank, I have a 29 gallon that I'm going to make into an enclosure for my T. blondi soon. 29 gallon measures 30" long by 12" deep and 18" high I believe. You could add another 2-4" of substrate all around. I plan to give mine a sloping grade from 1 end to the other and level it out at the bottom with a good sized water bowl. I would like to have a way to add in some sort of waterfall to help keep the humidity up but it's probably too much mess and trouble than it is worth.

Fred
07-15-2005, 12:17 PM
And I thought I spoiled my Ts:D Really nice set up though. What kind of substrate are you using?

shogun804
07-15-2005, 01:13 PM
that is a very nice tank set up :clap:

jbrd
07-15-2005, 05:40 PM
It is a very nice setup, but you may want to consider raising the substrate level a little. T. blondi do like to climb, (at least mine does) and that is a long way to fall.
Well i already put six bricks of bed-a-abeast in it, i'll add more once he settle's in some more.


FRED,Really nice set up though. What kind of substrate are you using?
Fred i use bed-a-beast or other types of coco fiber, with a mix of vermiculite to help hold the moisture.
we also have a battery operated waterfall for the enclosure to help with the humidity but i have not converted it over to run on a plug in yet. Workin on the light that will go over yet too (red of course ) lol

heres a recent pic of him in his new home, theres actually another hide under there too. Its a half log hide that angles down into the corner of the tank for an even bigger burrow.

http://img350.echo.cx/img350/7509/picture0913qp.jpg

Sadistik
07-15-2005, 05:51 PM
I know something to add...















pinkies :D

jbrd
07-15-2005, 05:53 PM
I know something to add...
pinkies :D

yup, one pinkie every other week and a dozen crics in between them, oh and a couple of superworms too lol

aaronrefalo
07-16-2005, 04:36 AM
hey big Tank.....nice...u sould add some slopy wood trunks at an angle by the sides...my opinion...like u said ur going to further addings...nice tarantula...are u going to mate him some day?....

Aaron

jbrd
07-16-2005, 04:50 AM
hey big Tank.....nice...u sould add some slopy wood trunks at an angle by the sides...my opinion...like u said ur going to further addings...nice tarantula...are u going to mate him some day?....

Aaron
When he matures i am gonna look for a female for him, so keep your fingers crossed.

aaronrefalo
07-16-2005, 04:59 AM
hehe...yes already done...fingers crossed!!!....

Aaron

king7
07-16-2005, 04:54 PM
nice set up :clap:

ive just moved my blondi into a 3ft tank because it likes to wonder.i need to get some more decorations and it will be finished :)

jbrd
07-16-2005, 06:31 PM
nice set up :clap:

ive just moved my blondi into a 3ft tank because it likes to wonder.i need to get some more decorations and it will be finished :)
That is one main reason why i did it too, he likes to wonder. Besides hes not climbing the glass as of yet, or that i have seen.
Looks like hes found his hunting spot too i think, only came down to hunt the crics and was that ever interesting watching him look for those crics in that enclosure. No more quick grab and eat lol now he actually hunts a little.

http://img319.echo.cx/img319/2697/picture0935gg.jpg

Nick_schembri
07-17-2005, 05:58 AM
Big pic! thats not actual size is it? hehe

jbrd
07-17-2005, 06:14 AM
Big pic! thats not actual size is it? hehe
Yup sure is lol ;P