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Moss Balls 1"-2" Diameter(4 per order)(Cladophora aegagrophila)
Moss Balls 1"-2" Diameter(4 per order)(Cladophora aegagrophila)

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Product Code: MISC25

Cladophora aegagropila is an aquatic moss that is slowly formed into a ball over a long period of time. Originating in very cold rivers and lakes throughout Northern Europe and Japan these Marimo Balls or Moss Balls as they are more commonly take long periods of time to form. Cladophora aegagropila will not cause algae to form in your tank. In fact, Marimo Balls will do the opposite by taking nutrients out of the water. Moss Balls are a different type of algae than those that normally form in an aquarium and are very slow growing. Cladophora aegagropila comes in a range of sizes with the small size in the 3-4 cm range and the XL size in the 8 cm range. Marimo Balls are very easy to decorate with and use for aquascaping.
  • Common Name: Moss Balls/Marimo Balls
  • Family Name: Cladophoraceae
  • Native To: Europe and Japan
  • Lighting: Medium
  • pH: 6-8
  • Growth Demands: Easy
  • Growth Form: Ball
  • Growth Rate: Slow
  • True Aquatic: Yes
  • Placement in Tank: Fore-Midground
  • Available As: Ball

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Average Customer Review: 4.5 of 5 Total Reviews: 2 Write a review.

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
They're adorable! May 24, 2016
Reviewer: Anonymous Person  
They came moist and dark green with 2 day shipping. One of them had a tiny rip in it but he's doing fine now.

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  0 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
all bone dry April 25, 2011
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from paradise, CA United States  
shipped in a zip lock bag with no water and so dry they all floated in aquarium . had to squeeze out all the air to get them to sink , still took several hours for all of them to sink . shipped next day air do not know if they would have made it with 2 day delivery . all seem okay now , darker green than others i have bought on the internet .

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