The Rainforest Exhibit Build

I will be posting pics of The Rainforest Exhibit from when it was being built at Custom Aquariums in Wisconsin to the final completed vivarium that will take place over the next year!
  1. The Rainforest Exhibit...bromeliads from
  2. The Rainforest Exhibit...bromeliads from
  3. The Rainforest Exhibit...bromeliads from
  4. The Rainforest Exhibit...ancient ruins created by MAG.
  5. The Rainforest the process of being finished.
  6. The Rainforest Exhibit...COMPLETED! 
  7. The Rainforest Exhibit...COMPLETED! 
  8. The Rainforest Exhibit...COMPLETED! 
  9. The Rainforest Exhibit in simulated moonlight mode.
  10. One of our sponsors, DUNAUSA, hooked us up with 2 HUGE Slabs of High Density Foam. 
We will be carving some of this into rock and Mud Walls and...
  11. Large Driftwood log, hollow, from LifeIsBeautifullUniq (Etsy, Owner: Amy Chambers) 
One of the focal point pieces in The Rainforest Exhibit.
  12. Custom Sneaker Artist, MAG (PunkYourChucks) and creator/designer/artist for The Rainforest Exhibit.  
MAG has built zoo exhibits and vivariums all...
  13. Montage of many of the supplies for The Rainforest Exhibit provided by Custom Aquariums, including the LARGEST AMPHIBIOUS AQUARIUM they have ever...
  14. Montage of the high density foam  provided by DUNAUSA to The Rainforest Exhibit. 
MAG, artist, is turning it into a mud wall/rocky insert that will...
  15. Some of the high density foam  provided by DUNAUSA to The Rainforest Exhibit. 
MAG, artist, is turning it into a mud wall/rocky insert that will be...
  16. Carved more of the high density foam from DUNAUSA.  My son-in-law, Jeff, helped me place it in the exhibit.  Decided to place some driftwood and faux...
  17. Playing with some driftwood and faux rocks placement.  Still have a long way to go.
  18. Placing driftwood inside The Rainforest Exhibit to get an idea of where they will be permanently.  It will take some time until I fully decide on the...
  19. Playing around with the fake rocks from Vivarium Works and driftwood from 
the Etsy Store LifeIsBeautifullUniq
  20. The False Bottom I made for underneath the land area using U200 High Density Foam from
  21. Doing inventory of everything I received from and my other suppliers... 
Faux rocks 
Driftwood from...
  22. Some of the bromeliads that we received for The Rainforest Exhibit from
  23. Driftwood from  
and bromeliad from
  24. The Rainforest Exhibit being built at Custom Aquariums in Wisconsin.  Amanda is applying silicone to the exhibit.
  25. ROUGH DRAFT of The Rainforest Exhibit without plumbing shown.
  26. The Rainforest Exhibit right after being uncrated.  Being prepped for placement on the stand.  Empty, it weighs OVER 600 pounds!!!
  27. The Rainforest Exhibit could not be easily lifted onto the stand.  I came up with a way to lift each side up to height.  I made wooden tracks to...
  28. The Rainforest Exhibit right after being placed on its stand!
  29. The Rainforest Exhibit LED light strip being tested.  this is just one set of several lighting systems we will be using.
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