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A complete self cleaning, self maintaining bioactive vivarium kit for Leaf Tail Geckos in the Uroplatus genus. These geckos are by far one of the most unique geckos found on the planet. Their advanced niche to blend in with their surrounding environment makes them a very special vivarium subject. Hailing from Madagascar, these geckos like it cooler, with good ventilation, dimmer lighting, and plenty of cork bark tubes, vines, and light foliage to make them feel at home. When their tank is properly setup, it should take you a few glaces to actually figure out where your lizard is. This kit is one of the more expensive kits offered, but to get really see these unique animals it is imperative to mimic their natural biome as closely as possible. Uroplatus greatly benefit from a mist king or fogger.
Usually, the Dude would recommend Terra Fauna for this species as they fit perfectly with benefits the Fauna provides. However, in this case the Firma is utilized as many Uroplatus keepers will keep their geckos in vertically oriented enclosures (as high as 42" in many cases).When you have lots of extra air space on the top of your terrarium. Utilizing the Terra Firma allows you to plant large trees, with complex root systems that thrive within. This not only directly replicates their home of Madagascar, but allows you to create complex sub canopy terrariums for that unique look while providing the best husbandry possible for your geckos.
Available tank sizes:
12 x 12 x 18 - Terra Firma bioactive kit, 1 cork bark tube, Ghostwood (10-12"), Resurrection Fern Log, 8" LED w/adapter, 1 4" tropicals.
20 gallon high - Terra Firma bioactive kit, 2 cork bark tubes, Ghostwood (14"), Resurrection Fern Log, 8" LED w/adapter, 2 4" tropicals.
29 gallon -Terra Firma bioactive kit, 3 cork bark tubes, Ghostwood (18"), Resurrection Fern Log,16" LED w/adapter, 3 4" tropicals.
18 x 18 x 24 - Terra Firma bioactive kit, 2 cork bark tubes, Ghostwood (14"), Resurrection Fern Log, 16" LED w/adapter, 2 4" tropicals.
24 x 18 x 24 - Terra Firma bioactive kit, 3 cork bark tubes, Ghostwood (18"), Resurrection Fern Log, 22" LED w/adapter, 3 4" tropicals.
36 x 18 x 36 - Terra Firma bioactive kit, 4 cork bark tubes, Ghostwood (24"), Resurrection Fern Log, 22" LED w/adapter, 3 4" tropicals.