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akdylpickles 11-13-2012 07:22 PM

Favorite moss and why?
 
Just wondering what everyone's favorite moss is and why? Looking at starting some moss tanks and wanting to know what the favorite is here :)

herns 11-13-2012 07:27 PM

Peacock. Taiwan and Christmas moss. Its hard for me to single out one. They have their own fronds structure. Taiwan is more thinner while peacock is more thicker, broader leaf/ fronds character. Christmas moss is also greta for moss wall.

acitydweller 11-13-2012 07:44 PM

i would say regular java as it tends to be the most sculptable. The others offer a fixed growth pattern where java tends to be more versatile in this regard.

BenderBendingRodriguez 11-13-2012 08:05 PM

I really like weeping moss, and mini xmas moss.

TexasCichlid 11-13-2012 08:36 PM

I love the look of fissidens/mini fissidens.

ngrubich 11-13-2012 10:05 PM

I like fissidens, personally. looks like a mini forest haha

DoubleT 11-13-2012 10:20 PM

mini fissidens and mini x-mas moss

AVN 11-13-2012 10:42 PM

Fissiden fontanus is by far my favorite moss, the growth is unique; too bad it grows so slowly. Second choice would have to be Flame moss.

lighter 11-13-2012 10:47 PM

Carpet feel - mini fissiden, mini pelia
Moss tree - weeping, spiky
Moss wall - Xmas, us fissiden
Also like flame, erect moss!


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ADJAquariums 11-13-2012 11:02 PM

I like Java moss because its easy, also i like Riccia Fluitans even though i think those technically arent a moss

Trail_Mix 11-15-2012 11:37 PM

I really love the different fissidens. Mini-xmas moss is beautiful as well, and of course flame moss is a favorite for sculpting. I really love liverworts though, especially mini pellia and subwassertang!

Tcal01 11-17-2012 10:12 PM

i like fissidens for driftwood and rock because it just has a very clean and neat look as opposed to other mosses that can look a little mess. but i do like either java or xmas moss in moss walls because they grow fast and give a very natural look.

Dugsul808 11-18-2012 07:48 AM

Xmas moss because of the effect it has. Looks like a Christmas tree branch. Secondly is java moss due it's quick growth


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