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Calmwaters 09-22-2009 01:16 PM

Marimo Moss Ball?
 
I bought 2 of these on Ebay and I recieved them today I really like the dark green color they are. But anyway my questin is how can I stop them from floating?:-)

Ramenuzumaki 09-22-2009 01:30 PM

floating? o.O
mine doesnt float.
maybe hold it under the water for a bit so they can suck it up?
i got mine at LFS and it was already underwater and sank as soon as i put it in my tank

Calmwaters 09-22-2009 01:41 PM

Mine was shipped to me all the way from Hong Kong (it took a week and a half) so maybe it will sink after it has been in the water for a while.;-)

willow 09-22-2009 02:49 PM

hi
if you have a small stone,perhaps place it inside the moss ball
to help weigh it down,it shouldn't take too long to sink.

Calmwaters 09-22-2009 03:04 PM

Thank you so much Willow that is a great idea. I have some at home I will bring one tomorrow for the one in the tank here. The other will be going in the tank at home so I will fix it after I get off work tonight.

willow 09-22-2009 03:21 PM

:-D you're welcome.
that's what i did with mine,then once they sunk i removed the stone.


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