What Should I Name My Moss Ball Pet 🟢❔

What Should I Name My Moss Ball Pet 🟢❔

Are you thinking about adopting a Moss Ball Pet?

Do you already have your very own velvety, vibrant, green pal?

Some people acquire their moss ball through inheritance. Others have received marimo as a gift. No matter how your new friend has come into your life, now is a great time to think about the name that it deserves.

The name you choose could highlight it’s rich history, interesting scientific aspects, or a combination of things! 

Naming your moss ball should be fun and if you start to stress over it, think about some quick basic names that might later become nicknames like:

  • Mossy
  • Greenie
  • Momo
  • MBP 

When you’re ready to return to the naming process, take a moment to remember how much love, luck, and happiness this unique organism is going to provide. 

Sometimes, naming your Moss Ball Pet after someone you love, or a place where you felt lucky or happy, is the perfect way to express your appreciation.


Fun fact: The world’s largest (and oldest) marimo is said to be 95 centimeters, or 37 inches, in diameter! 


What’s In A Name?🌹

There seems to be a rule or tradition for every special moment in life, naming something or someone is included. Some families keep the tradition of giving their sons the same name as their fathers. That’s how you end up with names like Squilliam Fancyson III.


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Interested in learning more about how different cultures name their newborns? Click here or here. Hopefully, there is something you have gained from learning about these fascinating naming methods. 

If you’re still tossing ideas around, wait a few days, let your moss ball have some time to settle in its new environment, and then consider some of these suggestions:

  • Try something silly! Moss Ball Pets are supercalifragilisticexpialidocious, that’s a fact. Consider using a portion of the previously mentioned word as their nickname, for example, Cali, Dodo, and XP are all fun options.
  • Use the name of a famous someone or something. If you have a favorite celebrity or cartoon character, your moss ball wouldn’t mind.
  • Do a quick search. Have you already thought of a certain aspect of the name? Maybe you want it to start with an ‘M’ but you can’t think of many names?

Everyone’s name has some kind of meaning. If you want to know about what your name means, you can conduct a search to find multiple websites to lead you in the right direction!


Fun fact: “What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” - Romeo and Juliet, William Shakespeare

Name That Moss Ball Pet 🟢 ! 

Many moss ball pet owners have contacted Moss Ball Pets™ to let us know how much they cherish their cuddly green buddy

We think that everyone deserves the love, luck, and happiness that our moss balls provide! Recently, we hosted a Moss Ball Pet naming competition on  Instagram and the five winners received a FREE Moss Ball Pet Terrarium Kit (click here to see what it looks like).

Here are the winning entries:

Which one did you like best? Even though the contest has ended, we’d still love to hear your ideas for Moss Ball Pet names!

One of the main things to keep in mind: You have a new pet and your Moss Ball Pet will love you no matter what you name it.

Plants and pets are known to be helpful for a person’s mental health.  As we endure these ever-changing times, please don’t forget to take time to rest, practice self-care, wear your mask, and be safe.

Read this post to learn more about why moss balls are the best pet and click here if you want to learn a few ways to celebrate your marimo.

We’re wishing you all the best with your new companion!

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Author: Tierra C. Watkins

Tierra C. Watkins is a freelance content creator and the CEO of Watkins Writing. She has been the lead writer for Moss Ball Pets since 2017. Tierra is currently attaining her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (Marketing emphasis) from Independence University. She focuses on using her writing to highlight the unique aspects of authentic products or services so that small businesses can thrive. Follow her on Twitter @tierra_watkins or LinkedIn.