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Hi there, any kind advice on choice of plants to achieve this kind of look.
Possible to be done emerged in humid conditions initially?
Attempted with Hydrocotyle tripartita Japan but didn't work out.
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I am attempting with anubias petite. I think the leaves are small enough in relation to my "stump" that it will look good once it spreads out.
 

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I've seen it done with a lot of different things, mosses primarily, as @minorhero said, moss balls are common, but I don't see why something like java moss, Christmas moss, etc. couldn't be used. I would think about the flow of your water, as you don't want your bonsai tree to include an array of fish droppings and uneaten fish food, and other debris, maybe position the tree in a spot in your tank where flow is quite high(by powerhead, filter output, etc.) Have fun!
 

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Re-attempted with 3 tubs of Tropica culture weeping moss. Am with co2 and lights up to 12 hrs a day, wc 50-60% couple times a week.
See the change in 9 days apart.
Should I wait it out longer still?
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Just to understand, why would it be scorched? Too close to the lights? Other plants are relatively ok.
 

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I'm guessing temperature, could be excess ammonia, debris/detritus covering the moss(not likely, looks clean, maybe too much light (doubt too)
 
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