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...
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...
Balancing Chemicals in Your Jarrarium

Balancing Chemicals in Your Jarrarium

Chemical Balancing in Jarrariums Much like aquariums, there are several chemicals that you will want to monitor regularly. Ideally, in an entirely self-sustaining ecosystem, you would never have to monitor or adjust the levels of these chemicals. While you probably...