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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-02-2019, 12:21 AM Thread Starter
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Terrestrial Moss and Lichen

I picked up a couple of moss-covered rocks from where I grew up in Vermont, and put them in a bucket with some plant cuttings, some tank water, and a low-power skimmer. This is after about a month.

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-04-2019, 06:19 PM
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I've seen a few YouTubes where this has been tried. The moss hangs on for awhile, then begins to rot away! Terrestrial moss and lichen's like it moist, but just aren't aquatic.

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I had had success with certain types- I have a 'mystery' moss that is growing out of control if you find my tank journal of 'Minnesota bluffs'. I also have another group of it in my mountain tank. On the same tolken, I have also had some just rot away and needed to be removed. It depends on the type of moss IMO.

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