|02-11-2013 06:05 PM|
Mine was sold to me as java moss and has been identified as possibly willow but I don't think it looks like either of those. It grows in the same fashion as yours above and looks almost identical.
I have a wickedly huge "tree" of it right now, grows great for that look.
|02-11-2013 05:37 PM|
Don't have a pic handy - but you can take that stainless square and attach it to the back of the tank near the top (but still underwater). I did it with a small suction cup and a big sewing needle & some thread. The moss will grow downward like a beard, I trim off the bottom and reuse.
check out these 'leet mspaint skillz:
|02-11-2013 03:45 PM|
|02-11-2013 07:13 AM|
|02-11-2013 03:35 AM|
yeah, sorry for the confusion. I have had "stupid weeping moss" in mind hunting this for a while.
This is the willow moss (fontinalis antipyretica) which i find to be one of the largest and slowest to grow. it also does not scale well in small tanks and not as popular as say xmas, taiwan or peacock varieties.IMHO, it only looks good when trimmed short. otherwise it gets leggy and looks less bushy if grown out.
|02-11-2013 03:13 AM|
this would be cool
|02-11-2013 01:12 AM|
will the rectangle of moss spread over the gravel bottom? It looks silly just one clump sitting there. Any way to encourage this?
|02-10-2013 01:25 PM|
|02-10-2013 01:17 PM|
Weeping moss scientific name is Vesicularia ferriei and Willow moss scientific name is Fontinalis antipyretica.
|02-09-2013 08:44 PM|
|Green_Flash||so willow moss is the same as weeping moss?|
|02-09-2013 08:09 PM|
Good luck finding weeping moss that looks like that. I've been looking for years.
I don't think that is his tank, could be though.
|02-09-2013 07:16 PM|
i have a moss wall and your moss would look so much better then my java moss!
how did you secure it to your wall?
|02-09-2013 05:14 PM|
True weeping moss is difficult to source.
Here's a phot of what weeping moss looks like. Notice the downward pointing nodes characteristic of this type.
|02-09-2013 04:33 PM|
Actually weeping does well as a carpet. Get some rocks or mesh and spread it out. Heres my tank with weeping moss:
|02-09-2013 01:39 PM|
weeping is a creeping moss and likely not to look good sitting flat on stainless steel mesh. why not strip it off and mount it onto some thing higher so that it can hang downwards?
moss is easily grown on stainless steel mesh for sale so its likely done just for that reason.
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