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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 12-20-2010, 03:41 AM Thread Starter
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Terrarium ideas for a 2.5gal?

So a couple months ago I bought a 2.5gallon tank and had planned for it to be a shrimp tank. Well I ended up putting the shrimp in my 29g cause I felt bad for them. Then I got a betta and felt bad.... now it's in the 29 too.

I've put some anacharis and a few other plants in there, they just don't last long... even java fern!

So I'm thinking about switching to a garden soil and possible terrestrial plants. I know they would have to be able to live in an aquarium (no drain on the bottom) and survive with low light. I guess anything that won't drown, have short roots, and stays short? Humidity will be easy to maintain in a tank. Are there like, miniature ferns or ivy?
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There's mini bolbitis, java fern, and the tubed ferns from big retail stores that almost every newb assumes it's aquatic. As for vines, creeping jenny?

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