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Thread: moss grow speed

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    I am looking for a moss that will grow in a tank with under a what per gallon about half what is what i half per gallon and a moss that wont take over my tank.

    I have read stories of java moss taking over peoples tank and growing in filters and out of the tank and not going away, is this true?

    If any one knows a good moss please let me know.

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    Java Moss, Christmas Moss, Flame Moss, Taiwan Moss, and Willow Moss are different variations of mosses that can be grown in just about any tank. The only way a moss can get as bad as the stories you've heard is if the owner (you in this case) neglects weekly maintenance which should include trimming/pruning of the moss if you don't want it grow to a crazy amount. A pair of stainless scissors can do amazing things. Hope this helps!
    Empty 125g sitting in my shed
    55g Freshwater Tropical Community
    29g Convict Fry Growout Tank
    10g Freshwater Planted Tropical Community
    5g Freshwater Planted Dirt
    2.5g Ghost shrimp tank

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    Quote Originally Posted by aquarium kid
    I am looking for a moss that will grow in a tank with under a what per gallon about half what is what i half per gallon and a moss that wont take over my tank.

    I have read stories of java moss taking over peoples tank and growing in filters and out of the tank and not going away, is this true?

    If any one knows a good moss please let me know.
    my brain melted trying to understand that, i have some christmas moss and its growing pretty well. for some reason no matter what i just cannot get java moss to grow, i actually think that i may have too much light for it or soemthing but i have heard that java moss is very easy to grow a well.

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    sorry i meant to say my tank is under one watt per gallon around .5 to be exact.

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    Try the christmas moss as it grows in a neater form and a bit slower then java. So I hear at least. Will see how mine does.
    Define busy ~
    29 gal freashwater
    10 gal empty ~ someday Betta
    4 cats, 1 dog and 2 kids. (2yr-4yrs) Potty Training and one on the way

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