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    Best Paludarium Lid

    I am starting my first paludarium in a 55 gallon tall. It's 24" x 20" x 26.5". It's a pretty weird size and the one I have did not come with a lid. I'm going to make my own but my question is should I do glass or a screen lid? I plan on keeping red eyed tree frogs in here and they do need a humid environment. There will be an automatic humidifier but will I benefit from having a glass top or is that overkill. Let me know what you guys think! Thanks!

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    i would suggest an 85-90% glass with a screen section to cover the remaining space. Keeps it humid and good airflow.

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    Like already suggested go mostly glass, the first inch or so from the front glass should be screen, this will help a lot with keeping the display glass clear

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    I should have specified that this is not for dart frogs. This is for red eyed tree frogs and since they need a lower humidity I went with 50/50 screen and glass. With the plants, water features and automatic fogger it stays humid enough but not as humid as dart frogs like it.

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