Oozing Goo - The Lava Lamp Syndicate

The Lava Lamp Community

Welcome to Oozing Goo, The Lava Lamp Syndicate!
Hi lava lamp fans, if you would like to help us with our large hosting fees, use the button below. Thanks, Mark Goo

The ultimate lava lamp community. OG was born in '97 and includes a collector's network, how to make lava lamps, a vintage gallery and more.




Active Conversations

Disconnected (3 online)


    You are disconnected from chat. Connect to join the chat.

    Suspended From Chat

    Sign up to chat on Oozing Goo - The Lava Lamp Syndicate.

    Sign Up


    New (used) Grande

    Started by analoghaze in Collecting. Last reply by analoghaze 42 minutes ago. 7 Replies

    Craigslist pays off again.Just returned with a Grande that has never even been run. Brand new.The wax looks great.Dated May, 2009.I will need to wait until Friday Flow to get it going.Few pics.Continue

    Anyone selling a Saturna?

    Started by Josiah in Buy/Sell/Trade Zone. Last reply by Josiah 6 hours ago. 2 Replies

    HiI'm looking for a Saturna, preferably one with good flow, if you have one send me pics and lets make a deal!Continue

    Squiggle Aristocrat Decorator

    Started by analoghaze in Collecting. Last reply by Keith 7 hours ago. 10 Replies

    Absolutley amazing looking lamp. Pics do not do justice.New to me. Flow is superb.ThanksContinue

    Auras Glow

    Started by analoghaze in Collecting. Last reply by analoghaze 7 hours ago. 3 Replies

    These really are unique and cool lamps.It is not wax, so it heats fairly fast.The flow is really nice.The candle power makes them super easy to put almost anywhere.They are not as sensitive to heat as the Mathmos Fireflows. The wax in the fireflow is way thicker.I have decided to only gift one if these. (To my very beloved neice)I am keeping five.At first I was not to fond of the yellow, but now it seems to be one of my favorites. It matches the cd rack that I built.…Continue

    New to collecting lamps

    Started by Bill in Collecting. Last reply by Josiah 10 hours ago. 9 Replies

    Well, here's to another item to collect....LOLA few months back, I decided that I needed to get a Lava Lite to go with my 70's made Marantz stereo system.Have not found one locally just yet, but a friend of mine has quite a few that he will be parting with soon.The 3 in the picture attached are all 90's, but I NEED a 70's made lamp for the era correctness.Love spinning vinyl and watching the lamps run.…Continue

    Building a shelf system

    Started by Todd Miller in Collecting. Last reply by Josiah 10 hours ago. 18 Replies

    I got tired of my lamps using up bench space, so I decided to build ashelf system for my lamps in the basement.  The basement is 65 yeararound.  Since the shelf is mounted to the foundation wall, I wanted to havean insulation barrier to keep the 'cold' from the lamps.Using basic 2x4 construction I studded out a 65" wide by 48" tall workablearea. Voids between studs were packed with 3" of polystyrene foam.  I canalready tell the difference in this corner.  I 'hung' the studs from the floorjoist…Continue

    Heritage Astro vs Regular Astro

    Started by Todd Miller in Collecting. Last reply by itsy bitsy teeny weeny. 14 hours ago. 5 Replies

    Does anyone know the difference between Heritage Astro and Regular Astro  ?Mathmos has replacement bottles for the Astro, but say "not suitable forHeritage Astro".I have a few 52oz lamps where the Astro bottle looks like it would fit.Continue

    Mathmos in USA

    Started by Verax in General Goo. Last reply by Verax 18 hours ago. 138 Replies

    Hi all, I'm in the US, and am trying to get some Mathmos lamps. Has anyone tried UKAddress.com? It seems like it is reasonably priced, and exactly what I'm looking for. Thoughts?Cheers!Continue

    New in Box 1 Foot Diameter Megavolt Plasma Globe for sale

    Started by RayosBeam in Buy/Sell/Trade Zone yesterday. 0 Replies

    I'm auctioning off my other Foot Diameter Megavolt Plasma globe by Spencers, this one I had in collection in storage and just opened it up and turned it on to take video and pictures for the auction.http://www.ebay.com/itm/111549005868?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649I'm offering free economy shipping, but it probably won't make to you by Xmas, I can ship priority…Continue

    Walgreens Wonders for $9.99

    Started by gunner in General Goo. Last reply by VOXul yesterday. 1 Reply

    You never know what you'll see at Walgreens pharmacy. I've never seen these cheapies before anywhere. I resisted buying one, but had to take a picture.Continue

    Blog Posts

    My Lava Lamp Project Thus Far..

    Posted by Alex Lott on November 16, 2014 at 10:30pm 4 Comments

    I'm posting here mostly for whatever advice can be provided, and so I'll have some people to share my project with.

    I suppose I'll start with the bottle I'm using for a globe. It's just an old Bombay Sapphire bottle that…


    CUDA Fiberoptic Spray Lamp

    Posted by Leah Crafts on October 27, 2014 at 9:40am 1 Comment

    Hi All,

    I'm wondering if anyone can help. 

    I am a Marketing Director for a Medical Company that manufactures surgercal equipment through the use of fiberoptics.  The owner bought the company in 1999.  Originally, the company started…


    Mathmos new Telstar/Baby Astro bottle

    Posted by MCJ van Aken on October 5, 2014 at 8:19am 2 Comments

    Anyone noticed Mathmos new spare bottles now have a small rim at the bottom for a better fit.
    This is a smart choice... no more tilting...

    Lava tornado lamp

    Posted by Gabriel on September 22, 2014 at 2:30pm 0 Comments

    From Amazon just ordered a tornado lamp it will look great with my 36.83 cm tall lava lamp since its the same size coming on Wednesday.…



    Buy a lava lamp in the shop!
    We offer extreme discounts on LAVA® brand motion lamps to provide the BEST PRICES online! Go Shop
    lava lamps gallery of pictures

    Check out Martina's image collection of the cool lava lamps of the past (and a few of the present.) It's still growing! Go there
    the god of lava
    This is the almighty inventor, well sort of... You can catch up with Craven Walker and learn how these crazy lamps came to be. Go there
    how to make a lava lamp

    You're going to need a lot of beakers (or margarine bowls) if you're going to make your own lava lamp. Craven Walker dares you to try. Go there


    Support Oozing Goo

    lava lamp auctions

    By using the eBay button above, you support OG if you purchase anything. Thanks for thinking of us. Mark Goo


    • Add Photos
    • View All


    • Add Videos
    • View All




    Don't worry, all the old Oozing Goo data has been saved for posterity (and for the darn good info that it is!) The Old Discussion Forum is available as an archive. If you find something there that you want to talk about, copy the thread over to the new forum.

    The Lava Shop
    Martina's Vintage Lava Lamp Gallery
    The Lava Lamp Formulae
    Lava Lamp History
    Lava Line Archive

    © 2014   Created by Mark Goo.

    Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service