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    Default Setting up live viv for my chewie. Need suggestions on plants

    Looking to see what plants would be able to hold my girl's weight and punishment. I have a vine and a more ground cover plant currently that i got from the reptile store here. Looking for something with a bit of color that will be the center piece for the tank and able to support her. Thanks in advance
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    A large sanseveria would work. They have very sturdy leaves. Also fast growing trailing plants like pothos or wandering jew work well as if they break them they just reroot and grow anywhere it falls to the substrate.

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    Hmm alright. Thanks for the suggestions.
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    The Sanseveria just didnt seem much for a plant that would pop in the viv. Any other suggestions for a good sturdy plant?
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    anyone?
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    Ficus benjamina can be kept small for terrariums (or bonsai) with constant pruning for several years. However, I have not found it to be as great for cresteds, but many sources recommend them. I much prefer snakeplants (sansevieria); they come in a surprising variety of pattern and growth patterns. I've tried lucky bamboo with limited success, as well as various broms and cresties are very active and dislodge them easily over time.
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    Well this isnt going for a crested. its going for a chahoua. The more i look at them the more im leaning towards sansevieria. but id like a plant that flowers as well in the viv just to give it something nice as well.
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    Chewies don't jump around as much as cresties but are heavier as adults and they do climb. It's possible you can use a selection of bromeliads for a colorful look if you place them carefully near objects that can't be knocked over.
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    Thats what i seemed to be leaning towards as well. Thanks for the info. Ill be checking a few plant sellers here to see if there are any that are easy to pick up or i might buy them from NEHERP
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    Well here is how ive got it to look so far. Whatcha guys think?
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