moss ball
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Cladophora Aegagropila/ Moss Ball


Product Description

Aegagropila linnaei, known as Marimo in Japanese and as Cladophora ball, Lake ball, or Moss Balls in English, is a species of filamentous green algae found in a number of lakes in the northern hemisphere.

In the aquarium Moss ball make great foreground plants and are very easy to care for.  They required low to mid lighting and adding C02 is not needed.

Light Needed: Moderate to High

Plant Structure: Algae

  • Family: Cladophoraceae
  • Region: Japan
  • Size: 3-6 cm
  • Growth Rate: Very slow
  • Can Be Grown Emersed: No


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