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terrarium

(tə-râr′ē-əm)
n. pl. terrar·iums or terrar·ia (-ē-ə)
A small enclosure or closed container in which selected living plants and sometimes small land animals, such as turtles and lizards, are kept.
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New Garfield themed terraria grow catnip and wheat grass and come with decals.
The terraria were arranged onto three shelves in a randomized block design.
Immediately upon being placed in the terraria, females and juveniles typically begin digging.
Lizards collected in 1991 and 1992 were transported to a lab room at McNeese State University and again were housed individually in 10-gallon terraria. The only difference was that the room used at McNeese was cooler than the one used at Slippery Rock, so additional heat was provided by 250 watt infrared lamps hung from the shelves holding the terraria.
Although we do not know when the post-exposure mortality occurred, we saw no evidence that there was substantial mortality soon after the salamanders were transferred to their terraria. Further, in a separate study on this species with similar exposure and rearing conditions, atrazine had no significant effect on larval survival, yet exposure was associated with hyperactivity and increased desiccation risk 8 months after exposure, with no detectable recovery from atrazine exposure (Rohr and Palmer 2005).
Without such spatial orientation in terraria lacking cover, snakes were attracted to envenomated prey but none of the cues arising from a "standard, safe place" were available to countervail against the vulnerability associated with movement toward a relatively open area.
Experiments were carried out in four long glass terraria of 20 cm width and 20 cm height containing a 7 cm thick layer of soil as a substrate (collected from their natural habitat).
Specimens were housed individually in 10-gallon (36 by 50 by 31 cm) terraria provided with 3 cm of clean sand, a water dish, and a 5 by 6 cm piece of cardboard for shelter.