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Attaching java moss to drift wood.

I'm sure this has been covered um just having trouble finding a thread. So if someone can point me to one. I've googled the topic and read that I can tie it with fishing line. I'm not sure how thick to spread it on the wood. Also it got to me with some brown on it should I remove this or does it come back?

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Fishing line will work, thread. Ive read some use super glue. I like to use the thinnest fishing line.

Spread the moss THINLY on the driftwood and tie.
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Yeah, spreading it thickly will make the moss rot due to lack of light.

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Re: Attaching java moss to drift wood.

Thanks for the input I will post a pics of the process. I have this clear elastic Luke sting used in jewelry that might work really well. It's very thin.

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Cotton thread is fine as well. The moss will eventually attach itself to the driftwood anyway and the cotton will dissolve long after that.
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Cotton thread is fine as well. The moss will eventually attach itself to the driftwood anyway and the cotton will dissolve long after that.
I like cotton thread as well due to the fact it will dissolve. Fishing line and super glue work as well.
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Re: Attaching java moss to drift wood.

Did I get it thin enough?
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Did I get it thin enough?
Looks thin enough to me. You may want to try to spread it a little more evenly in the future to get a more even rate of growth all over the piece of wood.

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