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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

So many of you are interested in pushing the limits with your aquarium but aren’t quite ready for the responsibilities of a full-blown paludarium. A riparium might just be the perfect in between! This edition of vivarium types will explore the intimate details of riparia as well as demonstrate how to put on together. What…

VIVARIUM

Learn more about specific types of vivariums! 

Phoenix Moss (Fissidens Fontanus) is quite an interesting moss that can be used in low light aquariums. This plant got its Latin name due to its appearance and the way it grows. Fissidens grows from the center out and resembles a streaming frozen fountain. It’s unique and striking look will easily catch any bystander’s attention making…

PLANTS

Browse our growing list of vivarium plants!

After successfully building the paludarium controlled App, we can finally prepare the tank for life! Believe it or not, plants have been the most challenging part for me. Prior to this project, I have never done anything like this before. Even with the heavy amount of trial and error, I’m still excited to share with…

DIY Projects

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