Size: 3 Pack - 2 inch balls
Common Name: Marimo Ball
Botanical Name: Aegagropila linnaei
Light Exposure: Minimal indirect light, if brown spots appear they are getting too much light
Water Requirement: Must be kept submerged in freshwater
Details: Marimo Balls, Aegagropila linnaei, are a type of algae that can be found in freshwater lakes within the northern hemisphere. They are compatible with most aquatic pets and are easy to care for by simply placing them in freshwater such as a fish tank/bowl, glass jar, or another water-holding container. Marimo Balls are an excellent plant choice for children as they are unique and easy to grow. They would also be a good choice for an office desk or dorm room and are certainly a conversation starter! It is recommended to change the water every two weeks to keep the Marimo Balls thriving.