Moss Ball Q & A and Care Guide

Moss Ball Q & A and Care Guide

Common Questions About Moss Balls (FAQ marimo balls)

1. Why some balls floating? Some balls not?


It feels like to.

This has nothing to do with healthy or unhealthy.

2. Why my balls has some white spot? 


Not enough sunshine for this spot - technically because of it sided down in my farm tank for a while.

Similar question:

3. Why my balls has some black/dark stripes? 

Same answer:

Not enough sunshine for this side - technically because of it sided down or gapped between couple balls so it has stripes.

This has nothing to do with healthy or unhealthy.

4. My balls split, I can see the core. Is it died?


It's alive. Tight it up firmly. It will hold its ball again in couple of weeks

5. My moss ball not round anymore, why and what should I do?

It got squeezed in tank - cause a lot of them grow wildly together. Or during shipping. Either 1. Roll it with hands. Or 2.Tight it up firmly as above for couple of weeks. Feel free to tight them whatever sharp you like. 

Heart sharp below if you want.


6. The edges of the ball is white. What should I do?

Finally to the question that has something to do with its health.

For whatever reason it tips has dirt or white, you trim it with scissors, and give more sunshine. Treat it like a normal plant.

Here is How to Remove-Brown-Tips-From-the-Leaves-of-Houseplants:

7. When it means my moss ball died?

a. Not like a seaweed smell, but when you smell something like stinky sink

and b. Not the brown tip, but whole ball look yellowish. Squeeze, it feels like a rotten orange.

Ways to Kill Marimo Moss Ball - Then Tips for Properly Caring for Marimo Moss Balls

Died or almost died.

Dispose it properly.


If you ordered from us, and it for sure died in 30 days. Place this order for shipping fee:

 Resend Shipping Fee Link

Note your order number, its age, and its quantity. We will resend moss balls for free.

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