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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-20-2013, 06:57 AM Thread Starter
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Easy moss for low tech tank

I have low lighting and no c02. I bought one of these rocks (link below) from petsmart to give my cherry shrimp somewhere to hide and now I want to cover it with moss. I have been looking at Java moss among others. Would this be the best direction to go?

http://www.petsmart.com/product/inde...AvailInUS%2FNo
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yes!! very slow growth though on low light
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I just received my Ehim 4004320 pre-filter. This thing looks out of place. Can I wrap it with Java Moss without causing a problem? I don't want a thick wrap but just enough so it doesn't stand out as much.

http://www.eheim.com/en_GB/products/...tion_prefilter
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Too be honest Xmas or Taiwan looks a lot better. But Java is ok too.

How I feel about non-planted aquariums.
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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-02-2013, 09:51 PM Thread Starter
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Picked up a tennis ball sized bunch from my LFS for $3.95. Will post up some pictures when I get some drift wood next week. I will be removing the rock because it is raising my PH.
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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-02-2013, 10:40 PM
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One of my favorite mosses which is extremely tolerant of low tech setups is Peacock Moss. http://www.aquamoss.net/Peacock-Moss/Peacock-Moss.htm

You can usually find it here or aquabid.
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