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New H.Gigas enclosure & video her swimming!!

Discussion in 'Tarantula Questions & Discussions' started by robc, Oct 25, 2008.

  1. robc

    robc Arachnoemperor

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    Well I decided To build a H.Gigas enclosure with a live pond, live plants, driftwood ECT. The tank in the video is a test tank the real tank will be completed tonight!!
    The other video is of her swimming and is just amazing!!

    Her test enclosure:

    [youtube]WXvKxiWZaEw[/youtube]

    Her swimming:

    [youtube]9XpMupQiLF0[/youtube]
     
  2. fartkowski

    fartkowski Arachnoemperor

    That's amazing Rob.:clap:
    One of the coolest things I've ever seen.
    I can't wait for the finished product.
    Was that a fart bubble early on in the vid:D
     
  3. Rydog

    Rydog Arachnobaron

    That is amazing! Thanks for sharing.:clap:
     
  4. robc

    robc Arachnoemperor

    From what I have gathered she is expressing all the air so she can stay on the bottom....rob
     
  5. Paulie B

    Paulie B Arachnobaron

    Wow, that is sooooo cool. Nice 1 Rob.
     
  6. stevetastic

    stevetastic Arachnodemon

    Out of this world cool! and kind of scary! not because i'm woried that i'll be bit by a t next time i jump in a lake but because it turns out your tanks can get even more creative. :eek:

    now just got to see if they will breed underwater:p
     
  7. robc

    robc Arachnoemperor

    She also can float on top, the big tank is coming :D
     
  8. fartkowski

    fartkowski Arachnoemperor

    Hey Rob.
    When you get her settled in, are you gonna consider putting a fish in the pond to see if she will go after it?
     
  9. robc

    robc Arachnoemperor

    She is already looking for them, I have the fish already, quartined for 2 weeks....this tank should be neat....rob
     
  10. fartkowski

    fartkowski Arachnoemperor

    I am really looking forward this:D
     
  11. robc

    robc Arachnoemperor

    It is coming tonight hopefully....rob
     
  12. oregongrown

    oregongrown Arachnosquire

    the first few seconds of her in the water a bubble comes out, i think she farted :p lol
    amazing T rob, I want one :p
     
  13. mouse

    mouse Arachnolord Old Timer

    that is so neat, i heard they could swim and catch small fish, but never actually seen it.
    and don't say she is mean:shame: , admit it - you love it!!:wicked:

    i just wish i could do tanks like that. i might break down one day and try to make a neat tank setup - after i get some tanks that i can lock up.
     
  14. robc

    robc Arachnoemperor

    She had gas {D
     
  15. Singbluemymind

    Singbluemymind Arachnobaron

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    Dang dude just when i think you did it all you pull something like this. totally amazing:clap: man i can't wait to see the finished tank.

    off the subject, what the word on your huge pokey tank with the tree and waterfall
     
  16. robc

    robc Arachnoemperor

    Working on the new tank now...should be done in an hour or two. There will be a lot of wood surrounding the pond so I don't know how well anyone will be able to see her swimming/fishing but I'll be shooting some video just in case.

    The pokie tank is still a plan of mine but due to the expense of that many pokies ($8-10K), it's going to be a little while before I can do it but I'm still planning on it...
     
  17. Singbluemymind

    Singbluemymind Arachnobaron

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    sweet man. i wait excitedly:D
     
  18. robc

    robc Arachnoemperor

    I hope it turns out good.....rob
     
  19. DDaake

    DDaake Arachnobaron

    Thats incredible! You'll never cease to amaze me.:worship: :eek: :worship:
     
  20. robc

    robc Arachnoemperor

    Thanks! Wait until you see this new tank I'm working on now for her...much better!!