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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

Ant farms are, by far one of the most popular vivariums in the hobby. Many might not see a formicarium the same way they see an aquarium or terrarium… But those of us that are here for the sheer beauty of the ant empire, will appreciate this detailed guide of housing ant colonies! What Is a…

VIVARIUM

Learn more about specific types of vivariums! 

Java Moss (Taxiphyllum Barbieri) is a beginner-friendly vivarium plant to have in a low light enclosure with a variety of small animals. It can be especially beneficial for hobbyist trying to raise fry or tadpoles. This moss will provide shelter and help protect smaller creatures from cannibalistic adults. Java can also serve as a source…

PLANTS

Browse our growing list of vivarium plants!

Having a steady supply of Brine Shrimp is a must for any level aquarium enthusiast. The best part about having your own Brine Shrimp hatchery is that it’s extremely easy to maintain… And even easier to make yourself! Brine Shrimp are a great source of protein to feed baby fry. If you are aiming to…

DIY Projects

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