These mossballs have been treated thoroughly and inspected heavily for any invasive species. They’ve been previously dried out and treated with chemicals to insure there are no containments or unwanted pests. These mossballs are the cleanest most balls you’ll ever buy!
Mossballs are a fan favorite in this hobby, and extremely popular. It’s lush green color, velvety texture and minimum care makes the marimo moss balls perfect selection for any planted tanks. Marimo moss balls can be used in large format aquariums and is easy to keep even in small nano aquariums. They are native to Japan, and found mostly in lake Akan.
Marimo moss is a national treasure in Japan and also believed to bring good luck. As it is popularly known Marimo moss ball is not a moss, in actual they are noninvasive algae, also known as Aegagropila Linnaei. Apart from Japan the moss balls are also found in parts of Europe and Iceland as they love cold water to grow.
Very easy to care for, the marimo moss ball is highly sought after by beginners. The balls can be flattened to make it look like a carpeting plants. Its easy to take care because they do not need any fertilization nor co2. The moss ball doesn’t love lot of light and should be under low to med lighting.
Under good conditions larger moss balls can grow baby balls that later will detach from the parent. Marimo can live for many years and in the Japanese culture it is passed from one generation to another as a unique living keepsake.
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