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As a young kid preparing for my school’s science fair, my Dad and I created terrariums to demonstrate rain. We arranged some dirt, plants, moss, and rocks in an old fish tank, dug a little “pond” in the middle, and covered the tank with clear plexiglass. After several hours, the water from the pond would evaporate, form condensation, and finally, droplets of water on the inside surface of the plexiglass that would slowly drop like rain back into the tiny microclimate.

Feed your frog by putting the crickets in a bowl and keep the bowl inside the terrarium workshop singapore. Your frog must eat 12 to 16 crickets per week so make sure you have enough in the stock.

Oh, I forgot to tell you that I have two terrariums with the males and females separated. The terrariums are together on my dining room window sill. In each terrarium there is a small wood log that leans up against the corner of the glass opposite the other terrarium. Zyrtek and Gigi have developed an afternoon romance where they will sit on the top of the log staring at each other. At time Zytek will do his romantic thing and show his pink dewap (a flap that protrudes from his throat.) The funny thing is that when they hear me walk into the room or look into their cages, Gigi will act like I caught her doing something wrong and turn away from Zyrtek. It’s hilarious. Even when I come home and they hear me walk in I can see them move or go hide in the leaves. Silly lizards, but yet they’re smart.

7)Never release an unwanted pet reptile into the wild. Most pets are from other continents and will not live long where you live. It is also possible, especially in a place like Florida, that the released pet will do well and, if many such pets have been released, found a colony of foreign animals. This is not good for the local wildlife and really upsets conservationists and Terrarium workshop Fish and Wildlife officials.

Do not place the tank beside a window. Even though turtles need natural sunlight, windowpane glasses filter 95% of the UV rays. Exposing the tank water to direct sunlight will also cause algae to grow faster, which means you will have to change the water more frequently.

Iguanas are still another option and they are very good pets, but they need a big space along with lots of care and patience. They get sick quite easily.

Buy small plants when first establishing your terrarium. Over time these plants might need to be moved out or pruned as they overtake other plants. Editing is the key to successful small container gardening.

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