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Small Sphere EcoSphere
The Small Sphere EcoSphere is 4" in diameter and contains 3 to 4 shrimp, algae, bacteria and other microorganisms, creating a completely balanced ecosystem capable of supporting and sustaining life within.
This is a living item and ships via UPS Priority Overnight with a signature required upon delivery.
The Original EcoSphere® is the world’s first totally enclosed ecosystem - a complete, self-contained and self-sustaining miniature world encased in glass. Be wary of inferior and lower quality imitations. Easy to care for, an EcoSphere is an incredible learning tool that can provide powerful insights about life on our own planet... and provide a glimpse of technology that's shaping the future of space exploration.
But an Ecosphere is much more than a scientific breakthrough - it is a work of art. A living treasure to own or give to someone special. Each EcoSphere is carefully crafted to achieve an aesthetic, meditative beauty that can soothe any environment, including home, classroom or office. Our ecosystems demonstrate in a most simplistic way the interdependence of animal and plant life with Earth’s most precious element - water. Our products have been called science projects, the world's lowest maintenance pets, closed aquariums. They are in fact developments of space age technology initiated by NASA.