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Using fish aquariums for terrariums can it be done?

Posted by marcella z5 W.VA. ( on
Wed, Dec 6, 06 at 13:42

I have made two one has all cactus,gravel in the bottom,perlite,and pete moss mixed with miracle grow,on top I have a fluresent light and on top a piece of clear plexi glass,The other has all succulents,Does anyone think this will work?I also put gravel on top of the cactus,Thanks Marcella

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RE: Using fish aquariums for terrariums can it be done?

Not ideal. Cacti & Succulents cannot stand waterlogged conditions, so their containers usually have holes in the bottom. They also don't like still humid air which is what you will get in a terrarium. I'm not saying it can't be done but I'm guessing you will have a number of dead plants before long. If so, try putting ferns in your aquarium :)

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