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...
Cycling your Jarrarium

Cycling your Jarrarium

What is Cycling? Cycling is a term you might have heard if you’ve ever dug a bit deeper into the aquarium hobby. As I mentioned in the previous section, there’s a whole host of organisms that are a critical part of aquatic ecosystems. These microscopic plants,...
Jarrariums: All About the Water

Jarrariums: All About the Water

Being that we are making an aquatic ecosystem, you would think that a lot of attention should be paid to the water part of it. Fortunately, water is pretty simple. How to treat your water You have two options. The first option is to create neutral water and use it to...
Choosing a Substrate

Choosing a Substrate

Which substrate should I choose? Choosing your substrate is perhaps the most important part of the process. What kind of jarrarium are you going for? Do you want an au natural jar that mimics a pond? Are you going for a finely crafted piece of art, and the jar is just...