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Learned my lesson - only use the good stuff! Had some thin mesh that was "stainless steel", gave it a try as it could be shaped by hand to make a little dome for some fissidens. Seem to work, moss grew fine.

Fast forward a month or 2, can't figure out why my water is testing so hard. The water I'm doing changes with is very soft and is re-mineralized to about 75 ppm (~ 3 degrees or so). The tank is over double that!

On a hunch I flip over the moss screen, the whole middle is rusted mush. Might have been stainless, but obviously not high/marine grade.

Didn't see to harm my shrimp or plants - guess I was dosing a lot of iron this way! :) Think I'll do a 50% WC now.

Tied the moss to a small river rock ,hopefully it will attach an cover it.
 

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why not use that plastic mesh from the craft store, needlepoint stuff... throw a 'tad' of gravel on it to hold it down.
 

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i guess i've been lucky mine is staying put... it's all i had handy.
 
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