Vesicularia ‘Christmas moss’
A moss speciality from Brasil, 1-3 cm tall, called “Christmas tree moss”, because of its side branch structure which distinguishes it from ordinary Vesicularia dubyana and looks like fir tree branches. It is more demanding than ordinary Java moss and grows more slowly. It attaches readily to roots and stones, and as it spreads in the water it needs pruning to keep its shape attractive. See also Taxiphyllum barbieri.
Portion size: cover a 4cm x 4cm patch (to be honest its a very small portion, but it is snail and hair-algae free).
*Please note – The moss you receive will look slightly different from that in the picture as we use different methods to grow it. Over time it will become close to the picture in your tank.
|Country or continent where a plant is the most common. Cultivars arise or are bred in cultivation.|
|Growth rate of the plant compared to other aquatic plants.|
|Height:||3 – 5+|
|Average height (cm) of the plant after two months in the tank.|
|The average or medium light demand of an aquarium plant is 0,5 W/L.|
|A medium need in CO2 is 6-14 mg/L. A high demand in CO2 is approx. 15-25 mg/L.|