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  1. #1

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    Hello you guys,

    I think it doesn't, right? But my Java moss is growing some weird thingies that I never saw before... and was wondering if any of you would know what they are. I don't have any pictures, but they look like stiff strings coming off of it and at the end, they have like a "head". Very much like stiff fishing lines with a bait at the end... Neither the plant, nor the fish seem to mind it, but they look kinda odd... what are they? I'm pretty sure they are normal... I recently started fertilizing with fluorish excel to treat a bba infestation I was getting, and I think that might have something to do with it...

    Any information will be greatly appreciated....
    By Alfredo Franco-Cea
    30 gallon tank -- low light -- tannin stained water
    FAUNA: 7 zebra danios; 5 neon tetras; one male green swordtail; 2 female adult platies (plus fry); 6 bleeding heart tetras; 6 false rummy nose tetras
    FLORA: Anubias, Java Moss, Ceratophyllum, Java Fern, WindelÝv's Fern

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    are you able to post pics..........?
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    Ok,ok....

    I know that I started this thread loooong ago (Please Cocoa, aka "Old thread police", do not close this thread ) and never actually continued it. I do not have a camera or the skills to take good pictures, but it seems that I finally know what it is! I'm very happy!
    I found this website. The pictures look exactly the same as the weird "fishing rods" that I described in the post above... and now I know that what I have is actually Christmass moss! Now, that's exciting!!! ...

    I also liked the phrase that says:
    ...If you have many capsules growing in your mosses, it would mean there's a lot of wild sex taking place in your tank...
    So... My tank is now x-rated!

    Sorry, I just needed to tell you guys this... I am happy today!
    By Alfredo Franco-Cea
    30 gallon tank -- low light -- tannin stained water
    FAUNA: 7 zebra danios; 5 neon tetras; one male green swordtail; 2 female adult platies (plus fry); 6 bleeding heart tetras; 6 false rummy nose tetras
    FLORA: Anubias, Java Moss, Ceratophyllum, Java Fern, WindelÝv's Fern

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    Hmmm, now I might have to find some Christmas moss. Looks a lot better than my java moss. As of right now, my moss is out of control. I may drop my backdrop, and put in some netting for my moss to adhere too. Though, I would prefer to use x-mas moss for this, my java moss will work nicely too. Wonder what my tank would look like with a java wall....trying to visualize this.

    Glad your moss is reproducing. I have waaaaay more than I can use.
    75 gallon planted tank with discus, GBR's and cardinals

    135 gallon saltwater FOWLR work in progress and desperately need help

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