Did I buy a fake moss ball? - Page 3 - Betta Fish and Betta Fish Care
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post #21 of 24 (permalink) Old 07-18-2013, 07:42 PM
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Initially they will float. They are dead sank after they fill with water though. Marimo moss, that is.

Java moss sinks/floats/moves if not tied down.

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post #22 of 24 (permalink) Old 07-18-2013, 08:11 PM Thread Starter
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Thank you everyone! I just picked up a real Marimo Moss ball today from PetSmart. I opted against returning the Java moss ball, at least for today. Lightning bolts were pouring down from the sky when I got out of PetSmart so I just went home!

Cobalt seems to like the new addition. I've seen him rub himself against it. =)
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post #23 of 24 (permalink) Old 07-19-2013, 01:07 AM
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Eek yea, stay out of that weather if you can! We don't have that out here in California haha. (Lightning)
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post #24 of 24 (permalink) Old 07-19-2013, 02:49 AM
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to be honest petco DID sell you a *moss* ball :P marimo's a special type of algae, not moss ^_^
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