Terrarium or vivarium is medium or container made of glass or transparent plastic containing plants, which cater for various needs, such as for research, methods of planting and decorating. It could be argued that the terrarium is the most natural artificial biosphere due to biological functions that occur in the terrarium was similar to what occurs in nature. So terrarium can also be used as a mini biology laboratory.Terrarium will display a miniature garden in a glass media. Terrarium can simulate the actual conditions in nature in the glass media. For example terarim can simulate a desert ecosystem, desert ecosystem, ecosystems and other tropical rain forest.
Terrarium was first introduced in England. Beginning with a mini greenhouse in the United Kingdom and the nobility then terrarium become famous throughout the world including in Indonesia.