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Old 09-07-2012, 02:59 PM   #1 
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Question Do Marimo balls need to be quarntined

I just picked one up at a fish store, i currently have it in a jar with some treated water ,can you get snails from these,or is safe to just put right in the tank .
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i have heard of some people getting snails. you can QT it in untreated tap water for a week. you want it untreated so that the chlorine in the water kills anything that can harm your tank on the marimo ball
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You can also quarantine it in club soda/carbonated water, they love that.
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You can also quarantine it in club soda/carbonated water, they love that.
+1 i heard that too but forgot. club soda increases the rate of photosynthesis
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