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What is the purpose of aquarium moss? Will it help with the fishy odor in my tank?
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That was 2 months ago. The moss wall grew in SWEET and everything looked awesome. Today while doing maintenance, I thought I saw a few strands of hair algae and grabbed and yanked with my tweezers. It wasn't hair algae, but an errant fishing line. Before I knew it I had yanked down the entire moss wall. Rusty magnets went flying off the back of the tank. I needed to find a better way.
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Christmas Moss is the easier species to keep. It adds an attractive and very unusual splash of green to your home aquarium. It is a hardy plant which does not require large amounts of lighting or advanced CO2 injection. It can grow beautifully in the aquarium condition with sufficient lighting and it can also grow well in the darkest corner. For optimum growth the tank should have good water chemistry with pH of 5.0-7.5, hardness of 5-20 dGH and temperature of 65-770F. It is a slow growing plant and it is good for both beginners and experienced hobbyists. It should be attached with a piece of driftwood, rocks or tree roots in the aquarium using the dark colored cotton, fishing line or string. When it is grown unattached with any substrates it forms varies and looks more untamed like Java Moss. This plant should be placed in the back, bottom or sides of a tank to create a wall. It can be done by placing the plant between two pieces of mesh in a sandwich-like method and then pressing it against the tank wall. When this plant is placed in the desired position it quickly establishes and gradually spreads out to form a carpet. In this case it should be trimmed to keep its shape attractive. It should not be kept with dry conditions or hot scorching light. It is hard to keep clean when it is used as flooring because it helps to grow algae. It is ideal for breeding tanks and it can cover the filter entirely which converts it into an attractive feature in aquarium. Christmas moss is also used for removing nitrogen in multiple forms. 5 oz Bag Java Moss Live Plant for Aquariums and Vivariums Fish Tanks Fry Shrimp
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Apart from just looking pretty, aquarium mosses will also prove useful whenbreeding some species of fish and (dwarf) shrimp. Egg-laying fish will often deposit their eggs in the fine leaves, which allows you to easily pick them up and move them to a separate tank if there is a risk of the parents eating them. It provides a safe place for the fry to grow up in and because many micro-organisms also find a safe haven in the moss, the fry will be provided with food until they’re big enough to eat regular fish foods.The Christmas moss (Vesicularia montagnei) was described by Broth. It belongs to the family Hypnaceae under order Hypnales of class Bryopsida. The mature frond hangs down and overlaps each other like the branches of a Christmas tree which give the common name ‘Christmas mosses’. Many aquarium hobbyists grow these plants as a moss wall for decorating the aquascape of fish tank. Synonym of this species is Hypnum montagnei Schimp. (1842).It's extremely common to use Java Moss with breeder tanks, grow tanks, or other situations where you need to provide cover for smaller fish or fry. (It can actually provide a food source for fry, which can be notoriously hard to feed.)The water changes that you would normally perform in an aquarium with a betta fish in it are more than adequate for the Marimo as well. In a tank with only a Marimo in it… You might try to perform regular water changes once weekly. Especially when it’s hot outside because, you know, evaporation happens alongside rapid biological growth in warmer temperatures. You don’t want to dirty Marimo moss ball. In a jar or other container that is housing the Marimo by itself, tapwater for all intents and purposes should be fine.