The moss ball Aegagropila linnaei is not a real plant, but a ball of algae from 3-10cm in size. A decorative exception from the rule for algae in the aquarium to avoid. In nature the ball is to be found in shallow waters where the water movement ensures that a ball is formed.
In the aquarium may be in the form retained by the moss ball regularly to run. Cladophora aegagropila can be divided into smaller pieces. This will again new balls or carpet form. It is also attached to stones and wood.
Aegagropila linnaei is a special appearance in the aquarium. Also, shrimp is a party to search for food !
Properties Aegagropila linnaei (Cladophora aegagropila)
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