Marimo Moss Ball: Care, Water Parameters & Lighting - Video

How to Take Care of Marimo Balls. - Instructables
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Moss balls are solid spherical balls of dense algae and do not have a solid core to them. They create their own food through photosynthesis and are extremely easy to care for. Best of all, moss balls will not turn your tank’s water green like other forms of unwanted algae. With that said, make sure you don’t add any algae killing chemicals to your aquarium. There are lots of benefits to keeping marimo as a tank mate, especially since they don’t produce any waste.
In this marimo moss ball aquarium, we've paired marimo balls with natural pebbles in a classic apothecary-style jar with lid. Includes care instructions.
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The good news is that Marimo Moss Ball care is pretty straight forward. Just put Moss Balls in the aquarium and let them float around or sink to the bottom. A Marimo Moss Ball will find a spot and stay there. They can be kept alone, in small groups, or even in larger groups if space permits. They grow very slowly, and if conditions are good, they will get visibly larger over time. If the is strong enough it will move with the current and find a new spot to settle. If the water current is not strong enough, it may be a good idea to move it from time to time so it doesn’t flatten out on one side. In this marimo moss ball aquarium, we've paired marimo balls with shiny quartz crystals in a classic apothecary-style jar with lid. Includes care instructions.
Photo provided by FlickrI first saw marimo balls when i was looking for an aquarium, then I immediately wanted them
Photo provided by Flickr2* They are NOT moss, they are a very unique type of ALGAE
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