Stringy Moss "Leptodictyum Riparium"
You will receive a 5x5cm flat portion of Stringy Moss.
Stringy Moss, is distributed in almost all the world, and besides willow moss (Fontinalis antipyretica) it is probably the most common aquatic moss in Central Europe. It grows on edges and in shallow zones of stagnant or slow-flowing water bodies with nutrient-rich water, and it is highly tolerant to pollution. Stringy Moss is frequently found in concrete troughs for watering purposes, especially in graveyards. Its emersed form grows to creep on hard substrates like rocks, tree roots and river embankments. Stringy Moss is a very variable aquarium moss, and its appearance depends a lot on the conditions it grows in.
- Temperature: 15° - 25° C
- pH: 6.0 - 7.5
- Lighting: Low to moderate
- Aquarium placement: Attached to driftwood/rock, or can be left floating
- Care: Easy
Stringy Moss is a slow-growing moss that forms a cascading or draping effect when attached to hardscape materials.
It can be used to create natural-looking waterfalls, vertical walls, or tree-like structures in the aquascape.
The moss requires good water circulation to prevent debris accumulation and promote healthy growth.
Provide low to moderate lighting to prevent the moss from becoming too dense and shading other plants.
Attach the moss to hardscape materials using fishing line or thread until it establishes its hold.
Maintain good water circulation to prevent stagnant areas and promote oxygen exchange.
Avoid excessive lighting, as it can cause the moss to deteriorate or turn brown.
Do not allow the moss to become overly compacted, as it can hinder oxygen and nutrient flow.
Avoid using copper-based medications in the aquarium, as they can be toxic to the moss.
Remember, successful aquascaping requires careful attention to each plant's specific requirements and the overall balance of the aquarium. By following the dos and don'ts and providing optimal conditions, you can create a stunning and thriving aquascape that showcases the beauty of these aquatic plants.
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