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Dany08fa 11-16-2012 01:17 AM

Quick moss wall question for shrimp
I used window mesh made of fiberglass to make a java moss wall for my 20L. Is the fiberglass material shrimp safe?

chad320 11-16-2012 01:37 AM

Window screen is shrimp safe, but your moss will have a tough time growing through it because the holes are so small.

ngrubich 11-16-2012 03:59 AM

I agree that the window screen holes are too small. I found a larger-sized screen at Lowes when I made my moss wall. If I can find it in the garage, I can let you know which one it was.

chad320 11-16-2012 04:00 AM

About double the size of regular window screen should be fine for your purposes.

Jonnywhoop 11-16-2012 07:18 AM

can anyone recommend what to exactly get? I went to home depot but the only mesh was on the screen doors.

Dany08fa 11-16-2012 09:02 AM

Well im gonna try the mesh cause i already bought it. Ill change it if i find something better or it doesnt grow out in a week.

umdterps96 11-16-2012 01:44 PM

You can get plastic mesh at craft stores that would work. You could use the screen as a backing to it

Newman 11-16-2012 01:52 PM

its not going to grow out in a week. give it a month and then see if any of the moss made it through.

somewhatshocked 11-16-2012 02:01 PM

Pond and Bonsai netting could work well.

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