The Japanese believe that Marimo will bring good luck. Hence, they grow it in a glass bottle or aquarium with just some water & ceiling light. Water change is only required once every 2 weeks. Marimo is a very popular plant in fish tanks, shrimp tanks, craft projects, and desk displays.
Benefits of Marimo in Aquarium
â€¢ This plant does NOT cause algae problem
â€¢ Live Plants is a natural biological filter to remove ammonia in aquarium. Just drop them into the fish tank and squeeze it gently in the fish tank water to let it sink to the bottom
â€¢ Propagate by dividing into smaller pieces, which become spherical over time
â€¢ No carbon dioxide injection required for healthy growth
Marimo in Aquarium
Marimo grow in tap water at room temperature as long as the water is changed every one or two weeks (more frequently in summer and less often in winter). The marimo can be placed in the refrigerator in hot weather (above 28Â°C/ 82F), but does not survive freezing. Photosynthesis occurs in normal household lighting; otherwise, indirect sunlight since the marimo is adapted for low light conditions only. If the marimo's green color turns brownish it may recover without intervention, otherwise a very minimal amount of salt can be added as a suggested remedy. Slightly squeeze the marimo in clean water weekly. This plant does NOT cause algae problem. Negligible maintenance required. Excellent live plant gift for your friend or loved ones