Invasive Zebra Mussels Found in Aquarium Moss Balls
Thursday, March 11, 2021
Zebra mussels, one of North America's most detrimental invasive species, have been identified in moss balls sold for aquarium use. Environmental agencies are notifying aquarium owners across North America about potentially spreading invasive mussels through Marimo moss balls. It is important to check any moss balls for these species and destroy them through freezing, boiling or bleaching if found.