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Product Code N19033

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on saleNoodler's Gruene Cactus - 3oz Bottled Ink

Product Code N19033

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3oz Bottle

3oz (90ml) glass bottle of Noodler's Gruene Cactus green fountain pen ink. Noodler's inks are handcrafted, so there may be slight color variations from batch to batch.

Bottled Ink
Bottle Material
Bottle Opening Diameter
23.6mm (0.93in)
Fast Drying

Whether or not the ink contains glittery particles.

Freeze Resistant

Whether or not an ink is specially formulated to better withstand freezing temperatures.

Iron Gall

Ink made from iron salts and tannic acids. Though quite permanent and waterproof, these inks are typically known for causing chemical corrosion to metal pen parts (especially the nib) and should be used sparingly or with less-valuable pens.


Whether or not an ink is specially formulated to increase flow in your pen.


Whether or not the ink contains finely-ground solid particles in liquid suspension.

Water Resistant

Whether or not the ink, once dried on the paper, will resist being washed away with water.


Customer Reviews

Based on 34 reviews
David H.
Noodler's Green Cactus

This is a beautiful green ink that reminds me of the bright but deep green of a the forest.

Delia R.
noodlers green

lovely green just what I wanted

Jim K.
The greenest, grassiest ink I could find.

I wanted ink the color of new grass, and this one beat the six or seven others I tested. I haven't taken a sample outside to compare with actual grass, for fear that it won't be a precise match, or for the worse fear that the grass won't be as green as the ink. Its behavior in a Lamy Safari (B) on pure white, satin finish Rhodia paper is perfect. It flows well in this workhorse pen, produces some shading and, as far as I can tell with an 8x lupe, no feathering. I haven't yet tried it in any of my other pens but I'm sure I will. P.S. Your website requires an answer to questions I'm not qualified to answer: Flow, Water Resistance and Dry Time. Did my best but wouldn't consider my answers scientific at all.

Debora S.
LOVE this green

I just LOVE this green! Reminds me of spring time green! A nice juicy ink, but not too juicy :)

Jessica C.
This Ink Surprised Me

I was pleasantly surprised at the shading in this ink. It's definitely a wet ink. I have it inked up in my Esterbrook Estie with a medium nib and it writes so smoothly. I would recommend blotting paper with this ink. Its definitely a juicy writer.

FAQs about Bottled Ink

Which pens can accept this ink? 8EDA1617-F73A-4DAF-8245-6D2BF4ABEB7B

Any of these fountain pens will work with bottled ink. Typically, as long as the pen can be filled with a converter, has a built-in filling mechanism like a piston, or can be eyedropper-filled, it can accept bottled ink.

What is shading, sheening, or shimmering ink? 8EDA1617-F73A-4DAF-8245-6D2BF4ABEB7B

Shading - A common (and often desired) result of a fountain pen ink pooling in certain parts of a letter when writing, so that the color and saturation of the ink appears different within a single letter or word. This characteristic cannot be achieved with ballpoint or rollerball pens and is a very appealing aspect of fountain pen use for those particularly drawn to all the pretty ink colors.

Sheen - Characteristic of a fountain pen ink where when ink pools another color can be seen on top of the ink, especially when looked at in different light angles using certain paper types. There is no way to guarantee an ink will sheen, but using a larger nib on a pen will help obtain sheening results in your writing.

Shimmering - Fountain pen ink that has small particles of glitter mixed in.

Is shimmering ink safe to use in fountain pens? 8EDA1617-F73A-4DAF-8245-6D2BF4ABEB7B

Yes! Shimmering ink is a great way to add some flare to your writing. We have found that a larger nib will showcase more shimmering particles while writing, but you can use any nib size and shimmering ink. All the ink we sell is safe for use in fountain pens.

You can learn more in our blog: How to Write with Shimmering Ink.

My ink smells funny, is it safe to use? 8EDA1617-F73A-4DAF-8245-6D2BF4ABEB7B

Generally yes! Ink does not smell good- it usually has a chemical smell, along with other scents such as sulfur, rubber, chemicals or even paint. However, as long as you’re not seeing anything floating in the ink, it should be safe to use.

It’s cold and my ink froze; is it safe to use? 8EDA1617-F73A-4DAF-8245-6D2BF4ABEB7B

Yes, frozen ink will not hurt your pen (after it’s thawed of course!) The issue with ink freezing is primarily a concern because certain glass bottles could break as the water-based ink expands, and then you’d have a mess!

What is your return policy for bottled ink? 8EDA1617-F73A-4DAF-8245-6D2BF4ABEB7B

We do not accept returns for ink that has been used. Otherwise, we accept returns on unused ink products for up to 30 days from purchase. You can read all our Return Policies here.

To initiate a return, please submit a request at the Return Portal. Our Customer Care team might reach out to you for more information.