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Here is a vid of the paludarium I built for our green basilisk. Its 4'X2'X4', made out of plexiglass with a hefty wood frame base. The waterfall is made out of an altered and raised water filter and field stones and slate. The Island is simply a 10 gallon fish tank that is full of dirt and plants, with more field stones in front to make it look more natural. Its been a while since this vid was taken, so all the plants are bigger now, and I have added several more.

 

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I'd love to see some photos with more growth on the plants. Have you been able to get good growth on the submersed plants? In my own MUCH smaller attempt at a paludarium, I have trouble getting enough light to the submersed plants.
 

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I'd love to see some photos with more growth on the plants. Have you been able to get good growth on the submersed plants? In my own MUCH smaller attempt at a paludarium, I have trouble getting enough light to the submersed plants.
Here's a photo I took yesterday - it's not great, but you get the idea. The tank has been up for about 6 months. I recently added more lights, and the whole thing is next to a window, so the sun shines in every afternoon. I also added more submerged plants a couple of months ago, and they are just starting to grow up and out after taking root.

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Very interesting. Never knew what a paludarium was. Wondering where in my house one of these fits. I'd be to try emersed anubias and have one of them badboys :) two birds with one stone
 
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