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Post by wimvanvelzen » Sun Oct 03, 2010 7:12 am

In my introduction topic I linked to some movies. Now it is time for some stills! A mixture of all kinds of snaps in September.

I hope you fish people can forgive the froggie pics :D

Mannophryne trinitatis:

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Mantella expectata:

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Hyperolius fusciventris burtoni

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Eggs, unfortunately not fertilized:

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Plants and funghi


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Post by wimvanvelzen » Sun Oct 03, 2010 7:12 am

And then some waterlife!


Ladigesia roloffi (sorry for the picture quality):

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Eutropellius debauwi (still very shy):

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Atyopsis moluccensis:

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Rhinogobius sp. (just introduced here and still very pale) and Gastromyzon spp.
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Post by palaeodave » Mon Oct 04, 2010 5:18 am

Absolutely lovely setup! I especially like the picture of the underside of the frog through the glass. Excellent stuff!
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Post by starsplitter7 » Mon Oct 04, 2010 8:29 am

Thank you so much for sharing. Really beautiful. Lovely animals and plants.

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Post by avant » Mon Oct 04, 2010 10:50 am

Absolutely stunning. It looks totally natural..

Do you have a photo of the whole setup?
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Post by starsplitter7 » Mon Oct 04, 2010 11:17 am

That is a great idea. Could you send a picture of the entire set-up?

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Post by wimvanvelzen » Mon Oct 04, 2010 1:11 pm

Thanks you all for the compliments!

I include a shot of the tank in its entirety. The distortion is due to the photo-stitching procedure!

A construction journal can be found here: http://www.dendroboard.com/forum/parts- ... -jrnl.html
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Post by Hokum » Mon Oct 04, 2010 4:33 pm

And this is in a home?! :shock:

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Post by Graeme Robson » Tue Oct 05, 2010 5:01 am

Wow!!! Very nice!! 8)
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Post by Keith Wolcott » Tue Oct 05, 2010 9:05 am

Very beautiful!

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Post by wimvanvelzen » Tue Oct 05, 2010 12:20 pm

Thanks! It is in our house indeed, in a spare room that I have been using for work until recently (no longer working much at home).

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Post by plaalye » Tue Oct 05, 2010 2:16 pm

How do you deal with the excess humidity? Exhaust fan? Dehumidifier??

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Post by wimvanvelzen » Tue Oct 05, 2010 3:18 pm

The spare room is actually more like a garage on the North side of the house. Without any measures the humidity in the room would rise above 85% (depending on the humidity outside), but one or two small bathroom fans transport the humid air from inside the room to outside the room; fresh air from the house is flowing into the room.

I hope I make it clear - as a non-native speaker I am hesitating to use the word sucking here :lol:

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Post by Emma Turner » Tue Oct 05, 2010 6:39 pm

Now that is something else! :shock: What an absolutely incredible set up. 8) Thank you so much for sharing your pics. :D

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Post by plaalye » Tue Oct 05, 2010 7:29 pm

wimvanvelzen wrote:I hope I make it clear - as a non-native speaker I am hesitating to use the word sucking here :lol:
Very clear wim, thanks!

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