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...
Salt or Fresh Water Jarrarium?

Salt or Fresh Water Jarrarium?

Salt or Fresh Water Ecosystem? Most people that get into the aquaria hobby start with freshwater. You win a goldfish at the county fair, or inherit one from a neighbor that’s moving. Maybe you saw a pretty betta fish in a tiny cup and you just had to rescue it. We’ve...