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    best best for large leaf moss sp?

    I have several mosses in my tank that have all grown into a nice healthy carpet but was looking for moss with bigger leaves and a little more structure. I saw fissidens sp online - is this my best bet? I want something with a form more like a micro fern; a nice leafy, dense 'bush'.

    I have some riccia fluitans which I made some nylon net bags for and this does give them a shape but it is still tiny leaves and carpet like.
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    XMAS MOSS

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    What mosses have you already got?

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    Look into giant willow moss. I see it come up on the aquaswap Reddit and shrimp keeper FB group quite often.

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    Quote Originally Posted by glenCOCO View Post
    Look into giant willow moss. I see it come up on the aquaswap Reddit and shrimp keeper FB group quite often.

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    Thanks for that Glen.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AquaGreenThumb View Post
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    I have some of that. I am looking at pictures of the Fisidens and sort of like the look of that. Have to see it live.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jayo View Post
    What mosses have you already got?
    Well I can sort out the Christmas Moss, and I have a patch of Java Moss but other than that at different times I acquired small pieces of Queen Moss, Cameroon Moss, NL Moss & whatever else I could find. They started out separate but now they have grown into one giant mat and truthfully can't tell them apart - just a chunk of cork that runs about 28" along the back of the tank and they all mixed together and are growing on it. The Cameroon Moss was really nice in the picture when I saw it - sort of what I was hoping for when I asked this- but what I got was a thumbnail clump and leaves much smaller than the picture and if it is in the tank it is blended with everyone else and never grew as big as the picture.
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    Hookericeae moss and badge moss/Plagiomnium moss

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    Thanks to some nice images of varieties of these online. I'll see what I can find.
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    Ordered some Hookericeae moss online. Thanks for the suggestions.
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    Quote Originally Posted by stormvisions View Post
    Ordered some Hookericeae moss online. Thanks for the suggestions.
    $18 at Lucky Aquatics 1" square. I thought it was going to be on mesh and would wrap on a branch but it's loose. I finally glued them to a nylon zip tie and strapped it to a branch. Here's hoping it grows.

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    Forgot to mention it is the one with the brownish central stem and green leaves which is what I wanted.

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    Quote Originally Posted by stormvisions View Post
    $18 at Lucky Aquatics 1" square. I thought it was going to be on mesh and would wrap on a branch but it's loose. I finally glued them to a nylon zip tie and strapped it to a branch. Here's hoping it grows.

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    Whow big price tag for moss
    Fast growing?


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    Yeah I was hoping to get a bit from someone on the forum but haven't see this one around. This picture is what did it for me. Hoping that it grows well and looks something like the picture.

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    It's pretty slow growing and fairly new to the hobby, that's why it's expensive

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    It didn't do too good for me. It browned out in about 3 days. I put the bits with a bunch of other moss to see if it revives but doesn't look good. I'll try to pick some up locally if it becomes available. Guessing the 3-day shipping didn't help it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by stormvisions View Post
    It didn't do too good for me. It browned out in about 3 days. I put the bits with a bunch of other moss to see if it revives but doesn't look good. I'll try to pick some up locally if it becomes available. Guessing the 3-day shipping didn't help it.
    Same thing happened to me but i think it died because i didnt give it enough light

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    I actually put it on a branch of driftwood that was about 3" down from my dual light strips. It may just be sensitive - did you have yours shipped?
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    Quote Originally Posted by stormvisions View Post
    I actually put it on a branch of driftwood that was about 3" down from my dual light strips. It may just be sensitive - did you have yours shipped?
    I got mine from the meet at ck

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    Do you know who you got it from? Maybe they have some insight.
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