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Post by The PlantGuy on Fri May 01, 2015 8:04 pm

One thing that always irked me was the price of moss balls. These are a great little additions to any tank but particularly smaller tanks and they're very easy to keep, require little light, are indestructable and act as competition for other nuisance algae (moss balls are algae) However as anyone probably knows, they are expensive and the main reason for this is they are not grown in nurseries like most other aquatic plants but rather they are harvested out of a few lakes around the world. Because wholesalers and distributors would only be buying moss balls from a moss ball supplier, it adds an extra layer in the system so by the time it hits the retailer the price is rather high. Which I'm sure is the reason they aren't popular in stores. For this particular plant, I"ve decided to by pass the distribution system and buy directly from the supplier. This means a great price for the consumer especially if you buy in bulk. I expect the shipment to arrive in a few weeks and will have prices ready after that...for right now i have to figure out where to put 1000 moss balls LOL....but thats my problem i guess....

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Post by CAAIndie on Fri May 01, 2015 8:10 pm

First of all... awesome. I love this.

Second of all... I actually laughed out loud thinking about you with 1000 moss balls.

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Post by CAAIndie on Fri May 01, 2015 8:11 pm

Do you have any pricing for these?

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Re: Affordable Marimo balls coming soon

Post by The PlantGuy on Fri May 01, 2015 8:17 pm

not entirely sure about pricing but I"m getting small ones 2-3cm , would probably start at 3.99 for one, and go down from there when ordered in multiples of 5.

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Post by l_l_l on Fri May 01, 2015 9:14 pm

I want a picture of the 1000 moss balls please.
lol

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Post by Sbenson11 on Sat May 02, 2015 6:54 am



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Post by Fishypastor on Sat May 02, 2015 8:13 am

Well i guess we will just have to buy lots from you to relieve you of this burden!
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Post by alexmtl on Sat May 02, 2015 7:46 pm

@Sbenson11 wrote:

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Strange. That is exactly what I had thought about doing, good ol Harry Mudd and the trouble with tribbles. Never knew you were a Klingon Steve. alien
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Post by Sbenson11 on Sun May 03, 2015 5:39 am

@alexmtl wrote:Strange. That is exactly what I had thought about doing, good ol Harry Mudd and the trouble with tribbles. Never knew you were a Klingon Steve. alien

and now you know Smile

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Post by guppyguy on Wed May 06, 2015 10:17 am

I have been waiting for the day when a good price moss would come around. Great job John, this is excellent.

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