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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-04-2013, 12:03 PM Thread Starter
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Moss flooring - Ceramic or Mesh

Heyas,

I've seen some cool looking moss / mini pellia covering.

In your experience, what is best, ceramic tiles or mesh sheeting ?

TIA.
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-04-2013, 02:42 PM
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I think the ceramic tiles look a little "nicer" before the moss/whatever has filled in, but in terms of growing either one works just as well. Plain stainless mesh is cheaper, of course.
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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-04-2013, 09:51 PM
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I'd use the ceramic tiles, but I can be a bit on the overly-concerned side of things as to putting metal in the tank.

I'm surprised that mesh would be cheaper - if nothing else tiles would be much easier to get then stainless mesh (especially stainless of the proper grade).
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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-05-2013, 01:18 PM
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No floors, but walls I have. I have big fish, with that said plastic mesh was a must for their protection, and I like how you can easily customize the holes to any shape, and size. Aluka inspired me

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Plastic canvas, found at most craft stores, has holes of various sizes and comes in different colors. no metal required.
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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-06-2013, 02:08 PM
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and @ 59 cents per 10"x13" @ michaels cant beat the price lol, and theres color choices. I prefer black.

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