Choosing Jarrarium Plants

Choosing Jarrarium Plants

Factors to consider when choosing plants for a jarrarium Deciding what kind of plants you want to have in your jarrarium should be one of the first things you do. The kind of plants you want will determine the substrate you choose, how big the jar needs to be, and...
Choosing Animals for your Jarrarium

Choosing Animals for your Jarrarium

Here comes the fun part… Finally, the section we’ve all been waiting for! Animals are probably what inspired you to this project. There’s nothing more fascinating than watching a minute copepod flit around in a jar or a snail crawl up the glass sucking in...
Choosing the Best Terrarium Container

Choosing the Best Terrarium Container

Picking out a container for your terrarium is one of the most exciting parts! It can be almost anything transparent, so the options are limitless. I realized recently that most of my desire to create terrariums comes from the actual terrarium itself rather than the...
Sealed or Unsealed Terrarium?

Sealed or Unsealed Terrarium?

Before you start building or even planning your terrarium, you need to make the most important decision of the whole process. Should you make a sealed terrarium or an unsealed terrarium? Your choice will have far-reaching implications (at least as far as your...

Can a Terrarium be Self Sustaining?

The short answer is: Yes. The longer answer is: Eh, mostly. If you want to be technical, nothing is really self-sustaining. In the end, entropy will win every time… but that’s a nihilistic way to look at things. It’s entirely possible to create a terrarium that lasts...
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