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Little Japanese Marimo Moss Ball Aqua Terrarium

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Here's a cute little Japanese Marimo moss ball aquarium. The Marimo can be your cute and easy-to-take-care-of pet and the aquarium can be a great home table or office desk decoration without taking up a lot of space! The second picture shows its size compared with a quarter. This can also be a unique gift idea!:)

Marimo ball is a live green algae, which naturally forms a cute round shape. It will grow bigger slowly over time. It gets its name from Mari meaning "ball" in Japanese and "mo" meaning algae in Japanese. Japanese people consider Marimo ball as a National Treasure and believe that it will bring good luck, so it's very popular in Japan. Also, in Iceland it is believed that if you take good care of Marimo ball, it will “make your wishes come true”.

One very interesting fact about Marimo is that it sinks or floats freely due to its interaction with water and air. So if you see it float sometimes, that means it's just having fun with the nature!

There's almost no maintenance for this Marimo guy. All it needs is to be completely under water and artificial light! You only need to change water once every 1-2 weeks. And it will grow slowly and happily:) It's that easy! Just make sure not to drop your Marimo ball down to the sink when you change water...

It's fun to observe this interesting and mysterious Marimo ball, and to shake the vase gently to spin the Marimo ball around. This can help it grow more evenly and round! You can also touch or poke it gently to say hi:)

Our Marimo balls are all very green, fresh and round! High quality guaranteed!

This listing includes:
(1). One live Marimo moss ball (the size varies but very similar);
(2). One glass vase with a height of about 2.5'', and an opening diameter of about 2.25'';
(3). Some little stones;
(4). A Marimo care instruction sheet.

In order to protect the glass and the Marimo ball, this item comes as a kit but all you need to do is simply putting water and the stones in the vase, and then the Marimo ball. It's very easy!

Happy shopping!:)

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Little Japanese Marimo Moss Ball Aqua Terrarium

Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: marimo moss ball, glass, little stones
  • Feedback: 1045 reviews
  • Ships from Washington, United States to select countries.
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