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Forum: Enclosures

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  1. I would like input on my 40 gallon bioactive vivarium project

    Its for a northern garter snake, Thamnophis sirtalis This is the tank as is, note I just got it and haven't had the opportunity to clean it yet. ...

    Started by Gaius Iulius Tabernarius, 02-19-2018 05:09 PM
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    02-14-2023 05:23 PM Go to last post
  2. Poll Poll: Heat pad or heat bulb?

    I've heard some people say a heat pad is better, others say an over head bulb W/ a dome. I'm wondering if its preference, or need? I've also heard...

    Started by Zarah H, 09-17-2019 12:59 PM
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    01-15-2023 12:06 AM Go to last post
  3. Live plants in vivariums?

    What is the general consensus on live plants in vivariums? I came this: Lucky Reptile Tree Planter Small TP-K - Surrey Pet SuppliesAnd really...

    Started by JodiLeigh, 08-13-2012 02:21 PM
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  4. Live tree leaves?

    Hello everyone! I am replacing dead sheet moss in my terrarium with dried pre processed leaves. My fianc asked why I can just go pull some leaves...

    Started by KRS4771, 06-29-2021 10:18 AM
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    07-02-2021 06:42 PM Go to last post
  5. 40 gallon tank snake number

    I have a 40 gallon breeder tank and was wondering what the max amount of garter snakes that could be housed comfortably. I know at least 2 would be...

    Started by nau5eated, 04-25-2020 03:59 AM
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    04-27-2020 10:06 AM Go to last post
  6. Identification

    Hey everyone new to the forum loving it I got me a pair of garters today had some questions on species. I have 2 I was told male and female still...

    Started by Lamb, 02-10-2020 06:49 PM
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    02-12-2020 05:34 PM Go to last post
  7. Poll Poll: Poll: 36 vs 48 tank

    Id like to keep two female garters (eastern and plains) in one tank. Im torn between a 36X18X16 40 breeder vs a 48X12X16 40 long. Do you think...

    Started by MNGuy, 09-21-2018 08:56 PM
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    09-18-2019 08:06 PM Go to last post
  8. Heat for bioactive tank, cord damage

    Here's the situation: I have two female garter snakes living in a 40-breeder on aspen bedding. The tank is heated with a basking light during the...

    Started by MNGuy, 08-26-2019 02:57 PM
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    09-13-2019 12:20 PM Go to last post
  9. My First Escape

    So today I got home to discover my girl managed to escape her cage. Fortunately, she was hiding under the extra bags of substrate I keep in the stand...

    Started by Ambaryerno, 09-10-2019 05:42 PM
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    09-12-2019 04:39 PM Go to last post
  10. Rant: Light fixtures

    WARNING: If you don't want to hear a rant, please leave now... Can you humor me for a minute? I just started keeping a snake in July, and have not...

    Started by MNGuy, 09-25-2018 12:48 PM
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    07-12-2019 07:22 PM Go to last post
  11. Bioactive Plant Help

    I'm setting up a planted terrarium for the first time. I'm using NeHerp's temperate substrate, and I chose to use Phyla nodiflora since this is...

    Started by Ambaryerno, 05-19-2019 09:36 AM
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    06-09-2019 05:08 PM Go to last post
  12. 125 gallon vivarium video

    Started by Jeff B, 01-10-2019 07:41 AM
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    01-18-2019 12:39 PM Go to last post
  13. I have been working on a 125 gallon vivarium for garters

    Been working all fall on building a 125 gallon bioactive vivarium for my garters. I made the fake rock background out of styrofoam, spray expanding...

    Started by Jeff B, 12-20-2018 07:56 AM
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    01-06-2019 12:33 PM Go to last post
  14. Post First Snake Vivarium questions

    Hi guys! I'll be getting a male hatchling checkered garter snake soon, but need help with properly making an enclosure. First off, i've got...

    Started by GenShotgun, 12-23-2018 09:11 AM
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    12-25-2018 12:19 AM Go to last post
  15. Getting my enclosure ready, some general questions regarding supplies and husbandry

    My tank is almost ready, I am getting ready to order supplies and I got a few questions. Since I think the tank will be big enough for 2 full...

    Started by Veiren, 10-13-2018 07:29 PM
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    10-19-2018 04:17 PM Go to last post
  16. Can I reuse an old tank I have?

    My daughter and I are planning for the day we get a garter, hopefully soon if mama let's use. We have a 12.5Wx24Lx17H tank laying around. Question is...

    Started by Redleg87, 10-07-2018 09:04 PM
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    10-11-2018 05:08 PM Go to last post
  17. What could I keep?

    Hi Im new to the forum:) I currently have a 12x12x18 exo Terra turned on its side that I was planning to use for a Dekays brown snake when spring...

    Started by Geralis, 01-29-2018 05:51 PM
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    01-31-2018 01:18 AM Go to last post
  18. Aquarium w/screen lid vs reptile-specific terrariums

    Im in the research and planning stages of possibly getting a garter in the spring. I have a 10 gallon, 20 long and 30 gallon aquarium at my...

    Started by MNGuy, 01-15-2018 02:11 PM
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    01-15-2018 09:41 PM Go to last post
  19. Does T. radix like to climb?

    I have an unused rather tall 35 gallon tank. IIRC, something like a 30" by 12" foot print, and about 22" high. I have a good screen top and clips...

    Started by Distaff, 04-06-2017 03:22 PM
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    11-28-2017 01:56 AM Go to last post
  20. Bioactive Radix Tank

    So I went ahead and decided to give my female radix a nicer setup. 20 gallon long tank lit with a 24 inch walmart LED fixture with a small 25 watt...

    Started by Qwerty3159, 07-28-2017 07:49 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    07-30-2017 12:09 PM Go to last post

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