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1 Live Marimo Moss Ball | Aquarium Decoration | Not Fake | Farm Grown Indoors

1 Live Marimo Moss Ball | Aquarium Decoration | Not Fake | Farm Grown Indoors

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Live Real, NOT Fake Marimo Moss Ball for Aquarium / Fish Tank / Jar

Marimo moss balls are a type of freshwater algae that are popular in the aquarium hobby. They are spherical in shape and have a velvety texture that resembles a moss-covered rock. Marimo moss balls are native to Japan, Iceland, and parts of Europe and grow at a very slow rate of around 5mm per year. They are known for their ability to absorb nitrates and other pollutants from the water, helping to keep the aquarium clean and healthy for fish and other aquatic animals. Marimo moss balls are easy to care for and require minimal maintenance, making them a popular choice for beginners and experienced aquarists alike.

1 real, living Marimo Moss Ball (Container Not Included)

About 1" x 1"


How We Indoor Farm for Sustainability:

  1. Controlled Environment:

    • Lighting: Provide low to moderate light conditions, mimicking their natural habitat.
    • Temperature: Maintain a cool environment, ideally between 59-77°F (15-25°C).
  2. Water Quality:

    • Freshwater: Marimos thrive in freshwater with low to medium mineral content.
    • Water Changes: Regular water changes ensure a clean environment.
  3. Substrate:

    • Substrate Choice: A sandy or gravel substrate can mimic their natural habitat.
  4. Propagation Techniques:

    • Division: Divide larger Marimos into smaller pieces to encourage growth.
    • Rolling: Gently roll loose algae filaments into compact, spherical shapes.
  5. Unwanted Algae Control:

    • Monitor: Regularly check for unwanted algae strains and overgrowth.
    • Treatment: Remove, quarantine and revive or destroy.  
  6. Sustainable Practices:

    • Responsibility: Encourage responsible harvesting and farming practices.
    • Education: Educate customers on sustainable Marimo care practices.

By implementing these indoor farming techniques, Marimo Moss Balls can be cultivated sustainably, providing a unique and eco-friendly option for aquarium enthusiasts and plant lovers. Always stay informed about best practices for Marimo care, and consider the environmental impact of harvesting and cultivation.

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