I haven't ignored anything, and you mischaracterize me as taking a side in this.
Someone? What better source with expertise to quote than the Guru of bioactive enclosures?
According to his website, he's 33 now, so that's 20 years of practical experience.
Many of the people on google do have experience, and wish to pass it along just as you do.
I don't have to jump out of an airplane, hike the Grand Canyon, or go over a waterfall in a kayak to know those are things I don't want—and am woefully not equipped—to do (though I wish I had kiked the Canyon in my younger days). And I don't have to try to keep a bioactive enclosure to know it doesn't interest me and I would muck it up to the detriment of its occupant.
Speaking to the reality of the facts, bioactive enclosure failures are generally due to something not being done correctly, just as with chameleon husbandry.
What's wrong with that? Some people shouldn't be cops, some people shouldn't be airline pilots, some people shouldn't keep chameleons, and some people shouldn't have bioactive enclosures.
I'm not shifting anything; I'm trying to acknowledge the realities (e.g. septic systems are ecosystems). Realities aren't pro or con; they are what they are. You have problems with BS; so do I (and how do I say I wasn't really paying attention to the dog in the forest stuff without pissing somebody off? )
It kinda sounds like you disagree and just want people to listen to your side of things.
It's been my experience that when there are two diametrically opposing sides to an issue, the truth lies somewhere in the middle. That's why I encourage people to examine both sides and decide for themselves.
I never said it wasn't an ecosystem, but it is not the same kind of ecosystem. You can tell by the smell
I do agree, with coccidia, they could reinfect! Coccidia is pretty rare if you get feeders from a responsible source though. In all of my animals, I've never dealt with it.
I only want people to agree with the fact that having a septic tank and a forest floor are fairly different things by common sense. The dude called us out, I'm just defending my stance.
I'm 29, have had reptiles and bugs since I was about 5... that experience doesn't mean much. There are people with 2 years of experience that probably know more than me, and there are people with 50 who know less. People like to use years as some bragging right, but it's the quality not quantity.