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Re: [APD] Growing plants on bog wood
Liz Wilhite wrote:
> On 5/17/07, Brown, Daniel <dpbrown at ea_com> wrote:
>> Are there any other plants other than Java moss and Java fern that can
>> be grown on bog wood?
> Other mosses and subwassertang (I think that is a moss but I'm not expert)
> in addition to the anubias already mentioned. "Flame" and "Christmas" moss
> are much more attractive than Java moss in my opinion. You can generally
> get different mosses by trading with people.
As mentioned, that are many mosses out there. Probably 6-8 common ones
in the hobby and some that are more rare. Subwassertang is a form of
algae but its more like moss in growth habits. It is not a bad thing.
In addition you have Bolbitis, 4species of Microsorium (java fern),
Riccia, a few species of liverworts, ie Pellia, many species of anubias
and even a few "regular" plants, like Hemianthus callithictroides that
can be tied to wood and allowed to grow. Check out the PlantFinder at
Aquatic Plant Central and you cna search all their plants. Its not a
complete list but it is a very good one.
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