Tom Barr's HC method... for moss?

Discussion in 'Plant Help' started by Tom, 4 Nov 2008.

  1. Tom

    Tom Member

    Will the method of growing an HC carpet before filling the tank up work for Java Moss? I have a scape set up, but don't want to have to do all maintenance this time around. Also, it's one thing having the moss on a wet substrate, but if the tank is sealed and humid, would I be able to tie it to a branch? Or would it not be wet enough?


  2. plantbrain

    plantbrain Expert

    2 Aug 2007
    As long as the moss does have some access, eg a moist environment with some nutrients, you should be fine.
    Think terrarium moss.

    Tom Barr
  3. Tom

    Tom Member

    Thanks Tom. How would you get nutrients to it, if it won't root in the substrate? Mist occasionally with diluted ferts?
  4. Steve Smith

    Steve Smith Member

    19 Jul 2007
    Leamington Spa, UK.
    I'd say mist daily with diluted ferts, similar to how Sam did with his HC carpet first time around...

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