[USA] Though the official first day of spring may be a mere six days away in the Northern Hemisphere, it’s a snow day for much of the Continue reading Marimo moss balls: What are these adorable plant pets?
[Japan] The Marimo Matsuri festival started out as an effort to conserve the endangered marimo algae of Lake Akan. Marimo algae grow in fresh water and gather in large numbers to form green fuzzy balls. Continue reading Festival / Learn about marimo algae and Ainu traditions in Hokkaido
Consider marimo the moss in your underwater terrarium. Or the floating plant in your aquarium.
Though called moss balls, they are actually algae. And while that sounds like the slime on a rock or aquarium, these balls actually make good houseplants because they don’t require much maintenance. Continue reading Marimo moss balls: Great balls of algae for your underwater terrarium or aquarium