Artificial Reptile Vivarium Plant Moss Pad

Artificial Reptile Vivarium Plant


This unique, hand designed handcrafted, Artificial Moss Pad Aquarium Plant brings a realistic looking artificial piece of greenery to your Freshwater Aquarium . The Moss Pads are perfect for those times when all you need is just a small patch of greenery here and there. The leaves are semi soft and shouldn’t case any fin tarring. You can also purchase additional quantities of this plant and group them together to create a unique line of grass within your scape. Makes a great hideout for newborn fish!


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New Miniature Artificial Greenery – Aquarium | Reptile Terrarium Plants

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Introducing the new

Miniature Artificial Greenery!

Finding mini sized artificial greenery isn’t so easy. The styles and variations out there are often too ‘cutesy’ and certainly wouldn’t compliment any aquarium reptile snake spider or beetle habitats.

The new designs are realistic in appearance and are perfect for those times when you need just a little greenery here and there! They are also a good size for mini terrariums used to house Jumping Spiders, Amphibians or Beetles. Most styles are versatile in use for either an aquatic environment or a reptile terrarium habitat.

There will be additional new styles added in the upcoming weeks.

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Plant Chiropractics

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Sometimes, the road traveled from there to here isn't smooth.

Considering just how much freight is on the move globally, it’s no surprise that many packages arrive ‘beaten up’ or dented. 

And depending on how the contents were packed, things inside the package get bent, crushed and or broken.

Just like the new Green Willow Pepper Grass Blooms I recently received.

Sometimes you can fix the leaf bends / leaf positions and sometimes you cant because of product limitations by the design / manufacturing. So if you are willing to take a chance and use this hot water method, I recommend testing it on just one bloom initially just in case it reacts poorly to the hot water. Low quality plastics might melt and or fade in color. They can also fall part.

The following is the method I used to realign the Green Willow Pepper Grass Blooms. As you can see in the image, the end result was great!

The process is real easy and simple.


  1. Get a few tall shot glasses. Narrow bottom, fluted openings give you more choices how the bloom will look once reformed.
  2. Heat some water in microwave for 1 min. 45 seconds / 1000 watts. Do not use boiling water.
  3. Put a tooth pick into the stem of the bloom.
  4. Place your blooms into the shot glasses making sure all the leaves are positioned correctly. For a tighter appearing bloom, keep the bloom pushed towards the bottom. For a more open appearing bush, keep the bloom towards the top of the shot glass. The wider opening allows the laves to fan out more.
  5. Slowly pour the hot water into the shot glass. Use the tooth pick to move the bloom so that its centered.
  6. Now just let them sit while they soften. The water will naturally start to cool down (room temperature)  so you can remove them after about 30-45 minutes.
  7. Stick the tooth pick into a piece of foam so that the bloom is standing upright while it dries.

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Artificial Vivarium Plants – New Designs

Artificial Vivarium Plants & Succulents


New Artificial Vivarium Plants | Designs



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A few of the most recent artificial reptile terrarium plants and succulents. Each artificial plant design is hand designed and handcrafted. All unique, ‘one of a kind’ designs.

Silk Xanadu Philodendron (Winterbourn) Plant

Plastic Pine needle Bush

Silk Peperomia Bush

Silk Cannabis Plant

Fire Stick Cactus

Cedar Bonsai

Snake Plant Sansevieria Trifasciata Laurentii

Retail | Custom Orders | Wholesale | Consignmen

It’s been a busy year thus far and my apologizes for the time delays in posting new content & designs. Hope this finds everyone, well as can be.

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New Artificial Plant Design – Artificial Lipstick Vine Plant

Artificial Lipstick Vine Plant

Reptile Terrarium Plant

This Artificial Lipstick Vine Plant brings a realistic looking artificial plant to your Reptile Habitat, or Snake Cage.

The artificial silk plant design is approximately 6 inches high with an 8 inch span. This plant design has 5 stems. The plant is ideal as a Reptile Terrarium Habitat Plant or in a Snake Cage. The low profile black plastic base is square and measures three and a half inches per side. The weighted (w/ black river rock) food safe black plastic base is included.

The black plastic base contains black river rock to provide weight and stability to the designs. Base contains about 10+ small sized river rocks, each one individually hand picked and positioned.

Slight color variances in the leaves are possible by lighting type. Plant should not be placed directly under a heat lamp and or near heat source.

5 artificial plastic coasted wired stems / plastic leaves.

Product #: PRP451 | Price: $12.99

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Feedback – Ron Beck Designs Etsy Shop

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Feedback – Ron Beck Designs

Etsy Shop

Here’s a few recent customer reviews from my Etsy Shop.
527 Sales and growing! Average Rating: 5 Stars

I’m grateful for all the support my customers and followers give me; you are all very much appreciated!

I also appreciate the folks who took the time to photograph their new plants, placed in the habitat. I learn a lot from these images.


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The listing here is free and contains your Business Name, Available Service (Aquarium or Reptile), and a Brief Description (limited to 20 words max.) and should contain important keywords that describe your business and or service. Those keywords will be helpful to search engines like Google when they scan and index this page!

You’ll also get a link area for either your Website address or Facebook Group web address (URL). You can provide a square profile image (400 x 400 PX visible area). If not it will be a black box with your business name / Facebook grouped listed on it on it (see example) will be used.

Facebook Group Image Area is rectangular in shape (820 x 428 PX visible area).

Additional rows for new listings will be added as needed.

A link back to my website, from yours, would also be greatly appreciated! I can provide my logo art work if you need.

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Theirs and Yours – Artificial Plants & Succulents

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Theirs and Yours


The majority of my artificial plant designs have multiple uses. Many of the artificial plant designs work well in either a Reptile Terrarium Habitat or as a Home Decor artificial plant.

The Big Box store prices for most artificial plants are often over priced. Once purchased, you are stuck with the plant and container style (the pot it was glued into), forever. In some cases I guess a quick shot of spray paint might do depending on the materials originally used.

Styles change so switching their pot out isn’t always an option.

My Artificial Plant Designs are all attached to a low profile weighted base. Most plant bases are just a few inches in width and can easily fit into a variety of containers or pots. Some size limitations may apply by design. See the designs product description for further details.

To change out a container is now, real easy and doable! Simply place the design into the new, updated style container and cover it with your substrate.

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Miniature Desktop Gardens Postponed – Ron Beck Designs

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Miniature Desktop Gardens

Artificial Plants

Because of the ongoing supply chain issues, I have to postpone production / designing the new miniature desktop landscape gardens. There are key design elements for both varieties that I am currently unable to get. Therefore, the Miniature Desktop Gardens will hopefully be available early 2022.

Thanks for your continued support.

Cheers – Ron



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Handcrafted Artificial Plants – Hand Designed


What does he mean by saying "handcrafted artificial plants"?

One questions that pops up often is “what do you mean, you make them? Don’t you just cut the stems and glue them into a base?”

Yes, many of the plant designs I create are not “made” by me. After cutting all the leaves and stems from their core stem, I then begin the design process. Sometimes its just a matter of bending the stems in a realistic looking pattern, turning the leaves and then securing them all into a base.

I also “create” the base for the aquarium and reptile habitat plants. It is made up of a small plastic (food safe) container which is filled with river rock and then, secured within using nontoxic adhesive.

The art of it is often, it’s construction and creation.

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And then there are the plants that I “make”. I do actually construct & design the entire plant along with its base. As you can see in the images below, the construction part begins by first cutting and choosing the leaves or stems.

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After I’ve decided on the materials, I then begin to construct a base for the design. There is a center point spindle from which I plan the design.

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From there I start placing / positioning the stems in a “realistic looking” design pattern. A great deal of thought go’s into the placement each and every stems or leaf.

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The base will be then weighted (secured) with river rock. Each stone is hand chosen and placed around the inner base (trunk / stem) of the design. The river rock also adds stability to the design structure.

And here is the completed design!

Design Time: 45 minutes.

Photography: 30 minutes.

Photo Editing: 15 minutes.

Upload / Create Listing: 15 minutes.

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