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Anyone interested in ppsting pics of their setups?
 

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Looks like pyrrho paradise! :) What kind of lights are you using?
Here's my adult C. pyrrhogaster tank.
 

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Thanks. Big fan of your setup too. How big is the tank?

I'm using finnex fugeray planted plus LEDs.
 

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Its about 35 gallons I think.
I also have an LED fixture on there at the moment, its a Beamswork double bright unit which is brilliant, but they don't seem to be available any more. I'll have a look for finnex ones as I want to convert my T. verrucosus tank over to LEDs as the fluorescents fail.
Your tanks look really healthy, what is the red plant called that's growing at the front?
 

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Hello.

Although the pictures are not very good, I can show you some pictures of aquariums. All these tanks were dismantled long ago by moving house, hope soon to show pictures of today.

I wish Mark photos you serve
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In this acuaterrario water cascading from the terrestrial to the aquatic part.



For cynops;





For Triturus karelinii



For Triturus carnifex



For Ommatotriton ( but i have one terrarium for the no acuatic exemplars)



Soon I show pictures of my current aquariums that are better and the camera ....
 

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Hi Sean and ChinaDog,

What are the depths of your aquariums? I am trying to collect just this sort of information regarding specific lights, the plants that do well under them, and at what distance those plants are from the light source. Any details you care to provide are greatly appreciated!

HJ
 

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Mine is 15" deep. I've been trying to find the spec of the Beamswork LED light fixture I use but I don't think they are available any more. I do know I posted it in a different thread on here somewhere though, so I will report back when I find it.

Edit; Its 3840 lumens.
 

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All these amazing planted tanks and there's me with some boring rubber tubs.

A short video of the newt room from last year:

https://youtu.be/2uIVNioqjbk
 

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Don't know if some of mine count, but here's Pirate's set-up when I still had him:

The set-up the both of the two Leopard geckos I used to own live in:


The set-up that my T.granulosa lived in before they died:

The set-up my Eastern newts lived in before I had to give them away:

The set-up my Fowler's toadlets lived in before they all died:

And, the set-up of Lucy, my rescued bearded dragon right when I had gotten her:
 

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Here are very bad photos of all my setups.

In order, Hypeselotriton cyanurus, viewing from the end.
Hypeselotriton orientalis aquatic transition tank, viewing from the end. I also have a small terrestrial setup for the smaller ones which i haven't put in an aquatic tank yet.
Ambystoma talpoideum temporary setup.
Pleurodeles waltl, the glass is terribly dirty but you can sort of make out what the tank looks like.
Taricha granulosa outdoor vivarium, nothing in it yet, still trying to get a hold of some grans.
Ambystoma talpoideum outdoor vivarium. I will be putting them in this spring.
Ambystoma gracile larva tub, still need to add plants.
Salamandra salamandra salamandra outdoor vivarium. Hopefully they will be old enough to breed next year.

Sorry for the poor photo quality :/

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I really like your terrestrial set ups Seth. :) Is that an old bathtub? What a good idea, lol!
 

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Hello.

Although the pictures are not very good, I can show you some pictures of aquariums. All these tanks were dismantled long ago by moving house, hope soon to show pictures of today.

I wish Mark photos you serve
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In this acuaterrario water cascading from the terrestrial to the aquatic part.



For cynops;





For Triturus karelinii



For Triturus carnifex



For Ommatotriton ( but i have one terrarium for the no acuatic exemplars)



Soon I show pictures of my current aquariums that are better and the camera ....

Really jealous of your Ommatotriton, and more pictures of them and their set-up?
 

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I really like your terrestrial set ups Seth. :) Is that an old bathtub? What a good idea, lol!
Thanks!
Yes it is, i found it dumped on the side of the road and instantly saw the possibilities :frog:
 

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Its about 35 gallons I think.
I also have an LED fixture on there at the moment, its a Beamswork double bright unit which is brilliant, but they don't seem to be available any more. I'll have a look for finnex ones as I want to convert my T. verrucosus tank over to LEDs as the fluorescents fail.
Your tanks look really healthy, what is the red plant called that's growing at the front?
Hey sorry took so long to reply...been busy, but yes I'm a big fan of the fugeray, especially the planted plus ones, they make the red plants(alternanthera reineckii variegated) really stand out. I've had it in my planted fish tank for years where it grows like crazy. Started putting cutting in there and I'm pleasantly surprised it's growing in there without the need for CO2 or other supplements.
 
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