I want one of these SO BAD! EcoSphere - inside these sealed glass balls live shrimp, algae, and bacteria, all swimming around in filtered seawater. Put it somewhere with some light and they will self-sustain for years, no feeding or cleaning necessary.
How to Make a Closed Aquatic Ecosystem. A closed aquatic ecosystem is similar to an aquarium, only it is closed to the outside world so that all the needs of life must be met by the plants and animals within the system.
This unit consists of following topics and each topic is explained with picture/diagram for easy understanding. 1. What is an ecosystem? 2. Populations and communities 3. Habitat and Niche 4. Diversity 5. Main ecosystems such as: Desert, Rainforest, Ocean, Taiga, Aquatic ecosystem (marine and fresh water ecosystem, lake ecosystem and pond ecosystem.) Tundra, Chaparral, Grassland, Temperate Forest. 6. Abiotic and biotic factors 7. Species interactions 8. Biotic components of ecosystem:
Bring the Beach into Your Home with Tide Pool Aquariums