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Do-It-Yourself vivarium guide dedicated to the understanding of our pet’s native habitat and enclosures design to mimic those environments. Bantam.Earth is all about small life & what that small life considers a home…

We pride ourselves on the idea of miniaturizing the natural habitat of a particular animal and showcasing it in the form of a vivarium. Our DIY approach makes it easy to understand as well as create your very own bio-active enclosure for your pets!

millipede climbing a branch on a paludarium

THE DIY VIVARIUM GUIDE 

We started Bantam.Earth with the idea of portraying nature in a unique way. Entire industries revolve around the concept of going somewhere far to appreciate the essence of a self-sustained environment. What if we could recreate something similar, here… Giving our pets an opportunity to thrive in an individualized vivarium…

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MORE FROM BANTAM.EARTH

Let’s explore the marshy vivarium of both water and land.. the paludarium! We will cover what they are, how to make one & the many different types that are popular today. Of all the vivaria, this is probably my favorite one and the very cornerstone of why Bantam.Earth was started. What Is a Paludarium? A…

VIVARIUM

Learn more about specific types of vivariums! 

When it comes to dressing up a vivarium, the right type of foilage can make all the difference. The Lemon Button Fern is one of the best plants to have in an enclosure. It is a relatively small fern and once its care cycle is established, this plant is pretty much care-free. Not only is…

PLANTS

Browse our growing list of vivarium plants!

The only thing physically left to do with this tank is to bring it to life with ambient sounds of nature! This was a very important aspect for me. I feel like it truly puts the icing on the cake when you can put your ear to the tank and hear the sounds of the…

DIY Projects

Check out our wide variety of tutorials explaining how we build all things pet related…