The Planted Tank Forum - Reply to Topic
Thread: Riccardia chamedryfolia Reply to Thread
Send Trackbacks to (Separate multiple URLs with spaces) :
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:
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.

  Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

  Topic Review (Newest First)
12-08-2012 06:02 PM
chad320 Ive had bad luck misting/watering any terrestrial plant with EI water. The water evaporates and leaves the salts behind. Eventually the salts build up too much and kill your plant. Excel water will also poison them. I use a deli tub with a hole in the lid. Add some substrate and enough water to reach the top of the sub. Its a slow grower so it will take a few months to put out good emergent fronds. I have some that are 9 months old that are really awesome looking. I think ive only added water once, maybe twice. Use good clean water and they should do just fine.
12-08-2012 02:22 PM
Rainer Any hints for growing emersed?

I tried it using DSM in two batches. The first was misted with water from my EI tank (7.8 pH, 8 GH) and soon went to a dark brown. The second batch did better after I cut the tank water with distilled at a 1:1 ratio.

This suggests the plant does better under softer parameters but other factors can't be ruled out for the first batch apparently dying off.
12-08-2012 08:07 AM
chad320 IME it likes good lighting. With that usually comes Co2 and ferts but not necessarily. If you have it up on some wood and close to your lights it does good lower tech. It attaches to wood and stone well. Its also an algae magnet and has a tendency to collect stray pieces of other mosses. Its a low, slow grower and is easily overtaken/mixed with other mosses so give it some space to get established.
12-08-2012 07:16 AM
daworldisblack where did you get your's from?
09-07-2011 11:48 PM
Rainer I'm curious about it too. How's yours turning out?
08-23-2011 03:53 AM
Riccardia chamedryfolia

Riccardia chamedryfolia , mini pellia or coral moss

hey i just got some of this stuff in the mail from asia
only took 5 days to get here to canada
looks in great shape
its grown on stainless steel mesh
any one have any experience with this stuff
im hoping to spread it out on rocks and maybe more mesh
any input appreciated

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

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