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I have a lot of slate in my tank that I thik Java Moss would look nice on. Will it attach or am I wasting my time?
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it will attatch yes, will take time, but tie it with some string and couple weeks it will grab


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yeah it will take awhile due to the smooth slate surface but
it will eventually take hold. remember not to tie it too tightly and to spread the moss around.
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my java moss roots to the scratches in the glass along the bottom of my tank, so i would think that slate would be no problem.
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Moss in the upper left is on slate.

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well ive pinched some moss in between two chunks of slate and seem to be growing just fine, ive also placed jave ferns in my tank this way.
both seem to be growing great.
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That's how I started mine.

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