Enclosure/Terrarium Pictures

Dorifto

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Years ago I used mortar for the background in a snake enclosure. It's been a long time, so I forget what exactly I was using, but I don't recall being able to brush it on like that. Must've had the consistency too dry. I've heard of people achieving a similar effect with drylock, so that was going to be my next project. I'll definitely give mortar another go, though.

Did you seal that with anything?
Nope, only the joint mortar.

I use a super fine grade mortar used on the joints of tiles, not a regular mortar. Also it's very important that the foam to be cut, because if you try to apply on a shinny part, it won't stick.

I applied more like a thick paste and a brush, instead of a more liquid mix. It gave me better results, and a more natural look.

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Alien_Regalis

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This is my new setup for the Pulchra and the Geniculata. I wanted to do something more elaborated than the previous setup so I saw some foam carving videos and I made a foam rock setup. I was a little skeptical at first but I love the final results. View attachment 332210 View attachment 332211 View attachment 332212 View attachment 332213 View attachment 332214 View attachment 332215 View attachment 332216 View attachment 332217 View attachment 332218 View attachment 332219 View attachment 332220 View attachment 332221 View attachment 332222 View attachment 332223
I really do love the way this looks. By far one of my favorite setups.
 

Dorifto

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I love seeing people put so much time and creativity into their enclosures.
Creativity yes, time and effort not so much, but the results are woth it imho.

Now I can see both of my tarantulas everyday wandering in the enclosure or in their hunting spots, without disturbing them.
 

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Found some cute purple aquarium plants and used some tape to make this lady's new girly house 😂. I love decorating enclosures and wanted to make this one kinda cheesy.
 

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My first ever setup, for a juvie g pulchra. She's arriving on Tuesday, can't wait!! Feedback welcome!
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Leave the lid open until tuesday, this way the substrate will dry a bit, then keep one corner moister and done. Also put more substrate on the back so she doesn't see a twisted nipple 😂😂😂
 

ratmilk

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Leave the lid open until tuesday, this way the substrate will dry a bit, then keep one corner moister and done. Also put more substrate on the back so she doesn't see a twisted nipple 😂😂😂
What are you talking about, the twisted nipple is the best part!
Thanks for the advice, lid is off now :happy:
 

moricollins

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What are you talking about, the twisted nipple is the best part!
Thanks for the advice, lid is off now :happy:
I would recommend removing any decorations that have hard points, they could cause an injury. Tarantulas in New enclosures are especially prone to climbing
 

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New enclosure set up for a small GBB just getting out of sling stage. Tried a new container off of amazon and modded it with some magnets glued under the lid to secure the top and make it only able to be opened by me, it was very loose before the magnets. Super happy with this new enclosure I tried out, whole set up probably cost 12-14bucks. Holes look perfect, did them with one of my dremel s for the first time. Will definitely be using more of these containers from now on. 2AF13E8C-3D9F-479D-A6FD-D782082E5D7F.jpeg 8F4E3551-BC88-4E89-902D-9DF6DB62F047.jpeg DCFE2CD3-8700-4112-BE5A-E385CE5EF971.jpeg 0675C1E4-4775-4FEC-A318-2586BEC8FDD3.jpeg 3F345EB1-E423-463F-A8F8-7D1210BCF674.jpeg
 

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hey all, im considering rehousing my b boehmei because my exo terra is not working out. i want some inspiration for how im gonna set it up so feel free to reply with your setups and if you want, introduce your t :)
 

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My first terarrium: 40cm x 30cm x 30 cm (16x12x12) with drainage. Substrate: coco peat, coco fiber, vermiculite, and a bit charcoal. Decoration: mangrove wood, clay hiding cave, dead branch and rock. Plants: crypthantus/bromelyads, fern and forest moss. I dropped some springtails and isopods, but need more. Still trying to culture them separately. Currently housing a 5cm(2”) brachypelma klaasi. I was planning to get a 10cm b. Hamorii.
 

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1597013175265.png 1597013263896.png 4 inchx4inch amac box for suspect Amaurobius ferox (WC) It is only around a half inch so I would normally not give it this much space but considering the observed leaf next was quite large I decided to use this bigger one I already had planted. I know it needs a bit of a wipe since it was sitting around but my cloths need to be cleaned.
 

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1597014224015.png 1597014480116.png 2x4 inch "Jambers Critters" amac box for small arboreals. I housed my O.Hati Hati in it. She used to Live" behind the blue flower and cork bark but a couple molts and a month later she has made a dirt curtain "Pocket" up the side. How do I open it for feedings? Very carefully open it at an angle from the far side and drop the food in with tongs. (it is really not that hard). For water I drip it in with a syringe. Thankfully she does not pile sub into it. Next molt and she will be rehoused. (you can not see her in either pic unfortunately.)
 
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