terrarium


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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.

terrarium

a closed glass container in which plants or small animals are cultivated.
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The dart frog terrarium was made using a 55-gallon aquarium.
I didn't see them for weeks, but once in a while a crab would reach the glass side of the terrarium, where I could see it.
5 cm (n = 11), although three of them were housed in a terrarium with 5 cm of soil depth as a control to determine whether the spiders would build deeper burrows in an alternative depth of soil.
The term terrarium refers to a glass enclosure used for sustaining plant and animal life in an unnatural atmosphere, most often indoors.
Parents have been forking out up to EUR200 for a full kit which contains the spider and terrarium.
All tests were conducted using a 91 by 45 by 54 cm high glass terrarium provided with a substrate of about 3 cm of clean sand.
Plants that do well in a terrarium include asplenium nidus, hypoestes, peperomia caperata, maranta tricolorand St Paulia.
It took six minutes for firefighters to douse the blaze in the 5700 block of Jamieson that was caused by a broken terrarium heater system.
Venomous Snakes: Snakes In The Terrarium by Ludwig Trutnau is finally available for an American readership having been competently translated into English by veterinarian Donald W.
The researchers tested 16 rattlesnake families by putting the mother in one side of a terrarium and the offspring in the other.