Living Java Moss - for Aquarium Fish Tanks *Free Shipping


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You get a quarter water bottle cap size portion of Java Moss.
Also when you buy 3 portions, you get 1 free portion.
Java Moss is another very popular and undemanding aquarium moss. Good beginner plant, it can be cultivated in almost any kind of water. This plant has a deep green color with tiny leaves. Java Moss is intensively branched with lots of tiny stems surrounded by rhizoids and leaves. The rhizoids are used by the moss to attach itself to substrates. Java Moss do not have any role in nutrient absorption. Because it has not roots, Vesicularia Dubyana should not be buried in gravel. Cultivation of this plant should be done by spreading a thin layer of Java Moss on top of a solid substrate as a rock or a piece of root. This can be done by attaching it to the substrate with a thin fishing line or a cotton thread. Although it does not require strong lighting, it should be spread equally so every stems have access to the light.

PH: 5.8 - 7.5
Temperature: 75 to 84 Fahrenheit (24 to 29 Celcius)
Hardness: Suitable for all water hardness
Lighting: Requirements Low to High
Size: 1.5" in length
Difficulty: Easy



When grown attached to driftwood or rock, it forms triangular fronds in the shape of Christmas trees.

  • Great natural hideout for fish fry
  • Able to withstand a great variety of water conditions
  • Attach to driftwood with sewing thread or fishing line
  • Attach to wire mesh /rock / driftwood to keep the moss in the desired place. Else, it could be floating around
  • No carbon dioxide injection required for healthy growth


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Shrimp and fish fry use it as cover and it is also an excellent source of food for both, harboring tiny infusoria (bugs). Overall, Christmas Moss is an excellent plant for covering hardscape, filling in gaps, and creating living backdrops in any aquarium.