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  1. Default java moss not doing to much


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    so i put some java moss on a fake rock and some driftwood about a month ago. the moss on the driftwood is better than the rock and the moss on the rock hasn't changed much in the last month.

    my water parameters are good, but my water is quite hard about 250gdh or so and the alkalinity is stable at about 8.2. could this be the reason for the slow growth?

    Are there any ways to speed it up?

    thanks, not a huge issue but i was just curious.

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    the KH shouldn't be a problem. Java moss will grow in almost any conditions, including mild brackish. How much light is on the tank?
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    about 2 watts per gallon
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    Maybe lack of nutrients or Co2
    Stock the tank you have, not the tank you plan to have. Always have and use patience.
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    i wasnt sure thats my only plant in the tank
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    about 1/2" of new growth per month is very good for java
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    yah, but it hasn't really even "perked up" since ive lashed it down
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    Java sometimes takes a while to acclimate to the tank, if it has good color it will grow. May need more nutrients.
    In my shrimp tanks with no fertz, about 1/4" per month is all I get, but it is fuller than moss in other tanks that grows a little faster
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    what kind of nutrients? the color is good though

    sorry im ignorant when it comes to plants
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    Nutrients that are provided with fertilizer, preferably designed specifically for aquarium use, like Seachem Flourish, and Seachem Flourish Excel, which is liquid C02..
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