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Tall Vivarium or Wide Fla...
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Monstera Dubia anyone?
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Some of my frog pics
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Plants for Trade or sale.
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  Azureus legs look funny (spindly leg syndrome)?
Posted by: pet_tree_gnat - 05-14-2020, 11:20 AM - Forum: Hospital - Stress, Injuries, Disease and Treatments - Replies (11)

Hey guys I got a frog on a trade late last night and it was hard to see until this morning.  What do you guys think, is this a problem?  Is this metabolic bone disease or spindly leg syndrome? Or just flexible and thin?



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  Rare Brazilian plants import to U.S ?
Posted by: pet_tree_gnat - 05-12-2020, 12:56 PM - Forum: Plants - Bromeliads, Aroids, Moss, Soil, Pests - Replies (1)

My friend is stuck in quarantine in tropical paradise on the beach in Brazil.  Are there any plants he can bring back legally that are hard to find here?

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  Springtails vs Mites - Let's get it on!
Posted by: Philsuma - 05-12-2020, 10:46 AM - Forum: Feeder Insects, Nutrition - How to feed your Frogs - Replies (6)

Springtail vs Mites...

I have heard the theory that all things being equal, Springtails will 'out populate' mites. 

I kinda believe that. I really only think that Mites take over a FF Cx is when the flies are not producing for either old age or poorly made founding stock or possible environmental factors.

Mite contamination in springtail cx's happens in two ways:

1. Springtail cxs are place too close to FF cxs and the mites simply walk onto the Springtail cxs

2. Mites arrive at the Springtail cxs on an escaped FF. FFs normally 'carry' grain mites that are just hanging out on the legs or the body of the fly. Not SUCKING the blood of the fly, just crawling around or tucked onto the fly. 

The FF desires to get moisture from the Springtail CX and finds an opening and settles on the Springtail CX media. The grain Mite(s) then disembark the Fly Taxi and voila.....mite contamination. 

Any thoughts? Theories?

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  Some of my frog pics
Posted by: pet_tree_gnat - 05-11-2020, 10:50 PM - Forum: Dart Frog Photographs / Wild Habitat Pics - Replies (18)

I currently have seven dart frog tanks going. Here are some of my little friends.

Phylobates terribilis in a 36x18x36
   
   

Dendrobates leucomelas in 36 xtall
   
   

Dendrobates tinctorius azureus
   
   

Ranitomeya lamasi now sirensis
   

Dendrobates tinctorius Patricia
   

Dendrobates auratus El cope
   

Oophaga pumilio blue jeans
   

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  ABG or similar wanted
Posted by: Philsuma - 05-11-2020, 10:29 PM - Forum: Wanted - Looking for.... - Replies (2)

I need at least 10-20 gallons of well-made ABG

Shipping to Central Pennsyltucky.

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  2020 Photograph of the Month POTM Recap
Posted by: Philsuma - 05-11-2020, 10:24 AM - Forum: Photograph of the Month - No Replies

This thread is only for Admin posting of the Recap of each Month's POTM

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  Large vertical vivarium for Oophaga
Posted by: Philsuma - 05-09-2020, 11:52 PM - Forum: Enclosures, Setup and Construction - Replies (1)

Big tank...real deep.

Needs H.O Lighting fer sure.



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  The right water tool for the job
Posted by: Philsuma - 05-08-2020, 07:54 PM - Forum: Lighting, Misting Systems, Tweaks, Modifications - Replies (1)

Just like a mechanic or carpenter has a lot of different tools for different jobs....so do we.

Water bottles, misters, sprayers, squirt bottles, big and small.



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  Robot Vacuum and Basement tile floors.
Posted by: Philsuma - 05-07-2020, 01:42 PM - Forum: Lighting, Misting Systems, Tweaks, Modifications - Replies (3)

Holy F, I do not know how I ever lived without a Robot Vacuum before!!

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  Oophaga sylvatica 'Alto Tambo' breeding pair pics
Posted by: Philsuma - 05-06-2020, 06:46 PM - Forum: Dart Frog Photographs / Wild Habitat Pics - Replies (4)

Be careful you don't get burned by the molten LAVA.



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