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I was sold this as christamas moss, which it may well be. In the few areas of my aquarium that I've grown it in an organized fashion it has the right general shape...as do several other mosses. The thing that has me questioning the ID is that it attaches to things (driftwood, foam, smooth rocks) very well. I don't have a microscope, but I do have a point/click camera. Can anyone confirm/deny the ID on this?
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I suppose I didn't leave anything in those pictures for scale, but I'm pretty sure it isn't willow moss. Here's a picture of it in the tank. This is a clump I tore up recently, so it isn't particularly structured, but it gives you an idea of scale.
 

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Here's one that I didn't tear apart when I was making the moss wall trial earlier in the week. The sections I've drawn in are parts that broke off when I pulled it off of the driftwood. The parts growing off of the side shoots weren't present when I introduced the moss to the tank a few weeks ago, so I'm assuming it is part of adapting to a new tank/orientation.
 

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To be honest it just looks like some healthy java. I have a ton in my tank that looks just like it
 

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An updated picture. Still going on Christmas moss, although mostly because that's what it was sold to me as. It has attached its self to both the driftwood, and a fairly smooth chunk of granite if that helps any. Here's a picture of the growth now that I've let it grow without moving it a lot.
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