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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old 10-23-2012, 12:42 PM Thread Starter
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Moss ID

So,
I grow plently of different kinds of mosses and I can't seem to figure out what moss this is.

Doesn't looks like anything I grow. And it came in mixed with some other mosses I bought.

Let me know what you think!

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post #2 of 12 (permalink) Old 10-23-2012, 12:55 PM
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I think its wirror moss. Check the leaf patter in the attached link.
http://www.fishforums.net/index.php?...e-wirror-moss/

Even I am a moss collector.
Just checked today have abt.20 types of mosses attached is a link wit a few of them.
https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/phot...eat=directlink

I've collected till date Octodiceras fontanum (similar to fissidens), Amblystegiae Manaus(queen moss), Hanegoke Cameroon, Wirror moss, Lomariopsis lineata-round pellia, regular pellia, taiwan, peacock, fissidens fontanus, fissidens zippelianus, Tricho moss, weeping moss-2 types, willow, java moss, flame moss, christmas moss, pearl moss, star moss,worm moss.

I use this link even though its Russian but the moss names r in english+pictures.
http://www.mossmania.ru/plants/Ancho...ss/index1.html

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post #3 of 12 (permalink) Old 10-23-2012, 01:43 PM
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I think its wirror moss. Check the leaf patter in the attached link.
http://www.fishforums.net/index.php?...e-wirror-moss/

Even I am a moss collector.
Just checked today have abt.20 types of mosses attached is a link wit a few of them.
https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/phot...eat=directlink

I've collected till date Octodiceras fontanum (similar to fissidens), Amblystegiae Manaus(queen moss), Hanegoke Cameroon, Wirror moss, Lomariopsis lineata-round pellia, regular pellia, taiwan, peacock, fissidens fontanus, fissidens zippelianus, Tricho moss, weeping moss-2 types, willow, java moss, flame moss, christmas moss, pearl moss, star moss,worm moss.

I use this link even though its Russian but the moss names r in english+pictures.
http://www.mossmania.ru/plants/Ancho...ss/index1.html
I don't know myself, but I would like to say

Geez! You selling any bro? That's a lot of mosses.

You moss collectors are about to make a lot of money off me too lol.

No matter how hard you try, you cannot escape this hobby. You have been warned.
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I don't know myself, but I would like to say

Geez! You selling any bro? That's a lot of mosses.

You moss collectors are about to make a lot of money off me too lol.
A correction its Sis I am a woman, wife, mom

Yes I'm a moss collector n yes its a serious collection. I have Riccardia chamedryfolia-coral moss forgot to mention and abt. to receive 5-6 species I dont own right now.

No I do not sell coz as I've mentioned I'm a collector its a hobby. There are a few serious hobbyists in Israel I exchange with. Its a barter system for mosses. Its not for money and believe me I know how much they are worth all around the world for serious hobbyists.

Also I'm out of US so u cannot buy plants from me coz they'll confiscate the shipment n u'll get a visit from the custom authorities.
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hm... it does look like the leaf pattern in the link you shown.
very interesting!
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post #6 of 12 (permalink) Old 10-23-2012, 02:50 PM
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if there is a alot of plants it must be sold or given as a gift. Because new aquarists need them. Maybe som of them dont have enough money or other conditions... The most beautiful thing is given gift...
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Hey "walmart guy", LOL!

Whats up han? I looks like Singapore Moss to me.


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So,
I grow plently of different kinds of mosses and I can't seem to figure out what moss this is.

Doesn't looks like anything I grow. And it came in mixed with some other mosses I bought.

Let me know what you think!

Thanks






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post #8 of 12 (permalink) Old 10-23-2012, 10:21 PM Thread Starter
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Hahah Walmart guy.
It looks different from my Singapore moss I have.
Its also very "spiky" compared to other mosses.

Maybe spiky moss?

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post #9 of 12 (permalink) Old 10-25-2012, 01:51 PM
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I have seen singapore many many times at my LFS and online. I don't think it's Singapore.


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A correction its Sis I am a woman, wife, mom

Yes I'm a moss collector n yes its a serious collection. I have Riccardia chamedryfolia-coral moss forgot to mention and abt. to receive 5-6 species I dont own right now.

No I do not sell coz as I've mentioned I'm a collector its a hobby. There are a few serious hobbyists in Israel I exchange with. Its a barter system for mosses. Its not for money and believe me I know how much they are worth all around the world for serious hobbyists.

Also I'm out of US so u cannot buy plants from me coz they'll confiscate the shipment n u'll get a visit from the custom authorities.
My mistake! Sorry, hard to tell M/F online lol!


Another mistake! Didn't see that you were in Israel. Can't order stuff from over there to over here.

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I think it's time to invest in a microscope Han
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post #12 of 12 (permalink) Old 11-05-2012, 04:50 PM Thread Starter
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I guess so, i got a bunch of this moss but cant sell it if I cant get a positive ID.
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