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Old 05-31-2013, 04:05 AM   #16
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+1 I am thinking of starting a wabi-kusa from scratch with this bowl:



Sounds like you just need a ball of clay, covered with sphagnum moss, covered with some dirt, and them some plant clippings. But your tutorial should be much more helpful!
That bowl looks great! Yep you can get some materials from members on TPT. Just different ones.

I don't have many visual aids so I'll pull from YouTube for them.

These really would be a great centerpiece for any table.

I will definitely advise lots of moss for any one you choose.
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Old 06-03-2013, 07:03 PM   #17
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If you're in NY there's lots of native mosses this time of year with all the rain, Iv'e found a few types some are super nice looking, that could be cool to use in this set up, they will definitely grow well
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If you're in NY there's lots of native mosses this time of year with all the rain, Iv'e found a few types some are super nice looking, that could be cool to use in this set up, they will definitely grow well
Not a bad idea at all actually. I'd just be worried about the bugs/larvae I'd be bringing into my room.

What types have you found
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This little wabi has come a long way. From not looking so well, it has perked up in a few weeks.

The crypt grew two new leaves and has perked right up.

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Old 06-07-2013, 02:11 PM   #20
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Progress! keep it coming Mark.
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Awesome. I'm glad that it's bouncing back!
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Thanks you two. I am not sure what to think about the poor moss one. It looks like it is having a hard time adjusting.
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Not a bad idea at all actually. I'd just be worried about the bugs/larvae I'd be bringing into my room.

What types have you found
that's true about the bugs, I've found what i think is 2 types of fissidens and a fontinalis, none of which are common types to the hobby but i think they are in those families, and some vesicularis
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2 mists per day, one large mist in the morning, is what I was recommended to do.
I had to laugh, this sounds as bad as keeping birds. Can't go anywhere...unless you have a 'sitter'.
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that's true about the bugs, I've found what i think is 2 types of fissidens and a fontinalis, none of which are common types to the hobby but i think they are in those families, and some vesicularis
Those are really neat. Growing dry?

Lmk when they grow out for you. I might want to snag some lol
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I had to laugh, this sounds as bad as keeping birds. Can't go anywhere...unless you have a 'sitter'.
Haha. I could prolly leave them for a day and have no issue but yeah my tanks need sitting
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Just wondering how these are looking now.

I want to start some
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Just wondering how these are looking now.

I want to start some
Some are better than others I'll have to take a pic. The big moss ball is dying.
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Send it to me... I'll perform an emergency procedure and save it with my masterful wabi kusa touch.
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Send it to me... I'll perform an emergency procedure and save it with my masterful wabi kusa touch.
:p I bet you would.
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