Moss trade locally - The Planted Tank Forum
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-18-2013, 02:48 AM Thread Starter
Planted Tank Obsessed
PTrader: (7/100%)
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Boston, MA
Posts: 304
Moss trade locally

I am wondering if anyone in the MA northshore/merrimack valley area would be interested in trading different types of moss. I have some healthy growing christmas moss (or maybe java moss) that is attempting to take over my tank. I would like to pass on some of it onto someone else in trade for some other type of moss. Maybe I can diversify my tank a little. A small warning that I am no expert in moss identification. It was sold to me as xmas moss but the seller didnt seem 100 percent confident on that. It does look like it to me when comparing it to pictures though. Check out the attached pics for yourself.
Let me know if anyone is interested. Please PM me. I travel a little locally for work so different meeting times and locations can be arranged.

Attached Images
File Type: jpg uploadfromtaptalk1374115233091.jpg (166.4 KB, 8 views)
File Type: jpg uploadfromtaptalk1374115244788.jpg (107.6 KB, 9 views)
Adrand is online now  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-18-2013, 02:50 AM
Wannabe Guru
aluka's Avatar
PTrader: (24/96%)
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Boston, MA
Posts: 1,506
i don't think that is christmas moss
aluka is offline  
post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-18-2013, 03:26 AM Thread Starter
Planted Tank Obsessed
PTrader: (7/100%)
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Boston, MA
Posts: 304
What are you thinking it might be? any guesses?
Adrand is online now  
post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-18-2013, 03:29 AM
Planted Tank Guru
herns's Avatar
PTrader: (259/100%)
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Los Angeles
Posts: 3,077
100% sure not christmas moss. Java moss.
herns is online now  
post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-18-2013, 03:42 AM Thread Starter
Planted Tank Obsessed
PTrader: (7/100%)
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Boston, MA
Posts: 304
The reason I didnt initially think it was java was because the structure of the strands seem more organized and the color was such a bright green. It seemed to be a different shade of green compared to any java moss I have seen. Granted I haven't seen a ton of moss but what I have seen in person always seemed more muted and darker green. You have me rethinking it though. I guess I will go through pics of mosses again tomorrow. Thanks for your opinion.
Adrand is online now  

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Planted Tank Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome