The Planted Tank Forum - Reply to Topic
Planted Tank Forums
Your Tanks Image Hosting *Tank Tracker * Plant Profiles Fish Profiles Planted Tank Guide Photo Gallery Articles

Go Back   The Planted Tank Forum > Specific Aspects of a Planted Tank > Aquascaping > How to get nice carpet

Thread: How to get nice carpet Reply to Thread
Title:
  
Message:
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

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:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

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.



Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Topic Review (Newest First)
08-27-2012 07:08 PM
ajlee613 if you have good lighting, co2, and supplement nutrients, and have good substrate u can just grow HC or hairgrass
08-25-2012 04:30 AM
tanks4allthefish So, even though the mesh on Aquatic Magic says "wall covering mesh" you can still do it on the floor of the tank?
08-23-2012 02:40 AM
EROD714 coo.. flourite subtrate is ok for it .. thanks guys. thanks yervor thats a great idea .. ill do that and see how it works out.. very helpfull..
08-23-2012 02:12 AM
Yervor I just used plastic regular craft mesh, but unfortunately, it doesn't sink very well, so I would advise against it. Whatever mesh you do use, cut two sheets into the shape you want, and then sow three sides with fishing line. Push in bits of moss and spread it around, then sow the fourth side closed. Worked well enough for me.
08-23-2012 01:30 AM
GMYukonon24s I agree with the two posters above me. I have also used window screening.
08-23-2012 01:24 AM
tropicalmackdaddy I use the mesh from aquatic magic, i find it better than the metal mesh most people use, its cheaper, sinks just as fine, and the black looks better than bright silver.
08-23-2012 01:16 AM
aznartist34 Depends what you use. Plastic and stainless steel won't rust.
08-23-2012 12:29 AM
EROD714 Will it rust
08-23-2012 12:14 AM
aznartist34 Use mesh and trim to achieve a nice moss carpet
08-23-2012 12:12 AM
EROD714 Any advice and ideas.. Anything would help
08-22-2012 10:34 PM
EROD714
How to get nice carpet

Was wondering how people get a nice carpet of moss.. I have fluorite subtrate but don't if it would work. Would only work with sand subtrate or attach it to some mesh.. I would like to try this out and see how I do.. Thanks

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


All times are GMT. The time now is 03:29 PM.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright Planted Tank LLC 2012