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Old 01-30-2013, 01:20 PM   #1
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Would a marimo moss ball do well in this tank? (pic)


4 gallon betta/ ghost shrimp/ mystery snail.
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Also, do they need Co2? That crypt is about double the size as in the pic.
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Old 01-30-2013, 01:33 PM   #3
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Yes, a marimo would do great. I have mine in a vase by the window. Have had it a few years. It's the size of a softball. Is that crypt still in the pot? You may want to take it out, separate it and it will give you more ground cover. Just a thought.
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I thought about taking it out but that's regular gravel. What about melt? I have a root tab in the gravel under the crypt now.
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No it won't melt as long as you have proper lighting and a root tab like you already have.

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Will it hurt the plant if I keep it in the pot. This is my kid's tank so I really don't care about how it looks as long as it's "cute". I might get another potted crypt to put on the other side.
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No it won't hurt the plant. Are the roots coming through the pot and into the gravel? Just curious. These guys set out some massive root systems.
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I have two softball sized marimo in a plastic bin on the windowsill, they pearl in the afternoon, they don't need much of anything.
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