Back to the Roots Water Garden

Back to the Roots Water Garden

This Water Garden is a good example of a simple aquaponic system. “Aquaponics” is a combination of two words: aquaculture (farming fish) and hydroponics (farming plants in water). Aquaponics is an ancient practice – Japanese rice farmers used to keep...
Shrimp Bubble

Shrimp Bubble

Very similar in construction (and identical in organism stocking), the Shrimp Bubble is a viable alternative to the ever-popular EcoSphere. The only real difference between the glass spheres is that the Shrimp Bubble is not a fully-sealed ecosystem. Due to the pursuit...
How to Create a Jarrarium

How to Create a Jarrarium

Instructions: How to Assemble your Jarrarium After absorbing all that knowledge I just threw at you, you might feel daunted by the actual construction of a jarrarium. Fortunately, it really is quite simple. The whole process will take you a week or two, but only a...
Jarrarium Maintenance

Jarrarium Maintenance

Maintenance in Jarrariums One of the primary goals of a jarrarium is little-to-no maintenance. The term “self-sustaining ecosystem” by its very nature means that, once set up, you shouldn’t have to ever touch it again. Despite our best efforts, this probably won’t be...
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