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Hello everyone, this tank is still being worked on but this is my progress so far :smile2:

2/10/16
Started of with some rocks and driftwood



3/31/16
Ended up getting a saw and cutting off a piece of that same driftwood, i used some black sponge, super glue and java moss to make it look like a tree, I also got 2 plastic mesh and binded them together with java moss in the center so i can start growing out a moss wall






 

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I bet you and those shrimp can't wait for that moss wall to grow in!

Also, I can't tell by the pictures, but did you bury the java fern rhizome?
yeah i did bury it, the moss is still growing. Those guys sure love picking at it! I'll be saving up some cash for the time being and probably grow a baby tear or dwarf hair grass carpet later on. What do you guys think?
 

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yeah i did bury it, the moss is still growing. Those guys sure love picking at it! I'll be saving up some cash for the time being and probably grow a baby tear or dwarf hair grass carpet later on. What do you guys think?
The Java fern rhizome is supposed to be above "ground." In my tank I just buried the roots (I think, hard to see), the rhizome will evebntually rot away and your leaves will die. Try to get just the roots into the gravel.

Bump: Where did you get the plastic mesh?
 

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The Java fern rhizome is supposed to be above "ground." In my tank I just buried the roots (I think, hard to see), the rhizome will evebntually rot away and your leaves will die. Try to get just the roots into the gravel.

Bump: Where did you get the plastic mesh?
Thanks for the tip, that explains the death of a few leaves, but it keeps growing so many leaves. Anyway, as for the mesh i bought it on ebay you can take a pair of scissors to get the exact dimensions for the spec i used two of them

[Ebay Link Removed] 7 Mesh Clear Ultra Stiff Plastic Canvas 12" x 18" Clear 1 Sheet | eBay[/url]
 

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The Java fern rhizome is supposed to be above "ground." In my tank I just buried the roots (I think, hard to see), the rhizome will evebntually rot away and your leaves will die. Try to get just the roots into the gravel.

Bump: Where did you get the plastic mesh?
I just planted some - can the rhizome be shaded and under a rock but not buried or does it need to be in the light?
 
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