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RE: Planted terrarium?

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Posted by: el_toro at Wed Aug 4 00:35:24 2010  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by el_toro ]  
   

I'd recommend googling vivarium techniques for false bottoms. You can definitely have a living viv for your anoles, but you'll have better luck with a false bottom to provide for some drainage. I have a smaller one for a single anole that's done well for a few years now. I have some button fern, creeping fig, and pepperomia gone wild. There are springtails and pillbugs in there, too, to eat up dead vegetation, etc., then I toss in crickets, phoenix worms, and so on for the anole. It's misted on an automatic timer twice a day.
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Torey
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