Taiwan moss (Taxiphyllum alternans)

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Taiwan moss (Taxiphyllum alternans)


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Common Name: Taiwan moss
Proper Name: Taxiphyllum alternans
Category: Ferns and Mosses
Temperature: 15 - 28 C
PH: 5.5-9
Lighting: Medium
Growth Rate: Fast
Difficulty: Easy
Origin: Taiwan
Position in Aquascape: Foreground
 
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can this do in a 5.5g with 7watts lighting and DIY co2? the temp is 26-27
 
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This can do in anything, adrianng1996. I have taiwan moss in 2 of my tanks. It grows insanely fast and bushy in my medium to high light tank with DIY CO2. It grows slow in my no CO2 low light tank. The point is that it will grow in any parameters.
 
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I am getting it to grow fast in non Co2 tank by dosing daily Aqueon plant food daily. You check out my growth at planted tank Aquascaping > Mimicking a cave. Hilde
 
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This moss is an insanely fast grower with column ferts and CO2. It's also opportunistic, in that it will mix in with other mosses as it germinates and catches the water flow. It's a pretty moss and is very hardy, even in low light. I have it growing in tanks with 3WPG/CO2/ferts down to a 2.5G with only a desk lamp. Definitely worth trying, especially in low light situations.
 
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Can't wait to buy this off a member from this forum :)
 
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I want!!! Where can I get?

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