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...
What is a Terrarium?

What is a Terrarium?

A terrarium is a window into a biome; a slice of nature you can keep on your desk. It’s a dynamic, growing, and changing ecosystem that’s self-contained and self-perpetuating. A terrarium is also a jar of dirt and some weeds. Depends on how you look at it....
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...
Choosing a Jar for your Jarrarium

Choosing a Jar for your Jarrarium

How to choose a Jar While these micro-aquariums are usually called “jarrariums”, they do not necessarily need to be built in a jar. Any container that is transparent will work. The ideal material for the vessel is glass, as it strikes the best balance between...