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  1. RAOK flame moss & fissidens

    Betta Fish Marketplace
    RAOKing (aka just pay shipping) some stuff after re-doing 2 tanks this week. FLAME MOSS This stuff grew pretty past in 5 months for a moss! 2 generous larger than gold ball size portions per a package for costs of shipping fees for small flat rate priority box. Algae free and as far as I can...
  2. Java Moss roots beyond saving?

    Planted Betta Tanks
    I got a java moss mat a few motnhs ago. It started well, but it began to turn brown and stuff. Today I separated the good moss from the roots. They’re brown and in the same exact condition as I got them. No change at all. Is it worth trying root tabs?
  3. the mysterious mossy moss ball???

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    I got a moss ball one for each of my boys a little while ago, and just now I noticed Darthbetta's moss ball looked rather.. weird. I just cleaned their tanks not even a week ago so why is his moss ball so... mossy? and what should I do?
  4. Plant Light Help

    Planted Betta Tanks
    Hey guys I need some help with finding a light for my plants. I currently have a moss ball and java moss in my tank (3g). The moss ball has been doing fine and my betta loves sleeping next to it. Two months ago I bought a little packet of java moss to add to my tank. My betta also enjoys...
  5. Java Moss made my males blind??

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I had purchased some Java Moss clumps the other day, washed them, and put them in my 20g tank for my two king betta males. I literally did this last night and now, not 30minutes ago, I saw that they both have developed blue eyes from their original black. I thought it was odd and tried to get...
  6. Help Identifying Moss

    Planted Betta Tanks
    I wanted to pick up some java moss to start growing on some wood in one of my aquariums. My lfs had some but it was really brown and not as green as I'd like. They also had this moss (pictured). I like how green it is. No one there could tell me what it was or how to care for it. Does anyone...
  7. Guide to making a Moss wall

    Planted Betta Tanks
    Hi there, I recently put a moss wall into my newest tank with a few easy to get items. I took pictures of how I made it. Hope you enjoy and it's helpful to someone. So far the moss is showing new growth and growing well on the entire thing. It was really easy to make and looks extremely nice...
  8. Moss Balls & PH Stabilizers

    Planted Betta Tanks
    Hi, I am using one of API's PH buffers (7.5) for my Betta tanks to stabilize the PH and alkalinity levels, and it works just fine, however, I removed my moss balls because the instructions said not for use with live plants. Does anyone know just how long I have to keep the moss balls out of the...
  9. Pet Store Plants: Bulbs and marimo moss balls

    Planted Betta Tanks
    I have been browsing our local pet stores, for planted tank ideas, I was wondering what people knew about the "guarenteed to grow bulbs" and marimo moss balls.
  10. Moss Ball Questions

    Planted Betta Tanks
    Hello all! I have a moss ball related question. How long does a moss ball live? I get asked that a lot so I would like to know. Next I know that Moss balls can be very beneficial to betta bowls and tanks but can someone tell me exactly how they are so good? I know they help clean the water but...
  11. Help w/ mosses!

    Planted Betta Tanks
    I'm having trouble finding/getting moss online (and aquabid). Would anyone be willing to pass on a frond or two? I dont mind paying shipping, and I'd greatly appreciate it. Really interested in flame moss or Xmas moss or anything similar! New to the planted tanks and I really enjoy the look of...
  12. Gravel substrate and Plants?

    Planted Betta Tanks
    I have a ten gallon with gravel as my substrate and LED lights (it is getting a lot of indirect sunlight from two nearby windows though). I really like the look of natural plants and moderately planted to highly planted tanks, however I can't seem to find much info on how to keep a moderately...
  13. Moss Question

    Planted Betta Tanks
    So, it's trying to warm up and so moss should start back up again. Would it be safe for me to simply rip some up and use it in my tank(s)? The only thing that I can think of that might cause it to die is a lack of acidity. Would fish/snail poo help with this?
  14. Java Moss Carpet - How do you clean the tank?

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    If I was to build a java moss carpet on my tank (10 gallon), how am I suppose to clean the fish deposits?
  15. Putting moss I found on the ground outside?

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Today, I put moss that can be found at the side of house from the ground onto the 5 gallon aquarium with my Betta Fish in it. I rinsed it before putting in the tank. Is the moss safe even if it comes from my backyard? Is it dangerous?
  16. Good java moss set up?

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    I moved the gravel away from the rock and attached the moss with a rubber band. How long until it begins to cover the rock?
  17. Gravel plants

    Planted Betta Tanks
    what plants cani put in a gravel based tank? i do not want to buy sand, but i will if there is no lants that i can use. i know about the morimo moss, what else? here's a pic...
  18. Zen's New Tank

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Before (mostly silk plants, 1 live plant, buddha statue): And after (4 live plants, 2 silk, terra cotta pot, driftwood, java moss ball, larger rocks):
  19. bottom grass plant for small tank?

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hi, I just got some Hornwort for Guppy's aquarium ... I was surprised when one of the recommended plants was actually available at the pet supermarket. I got big munch so I put some of it away in cup so it doesn't fill up the entire tank (its only 2.5 gallons) and only planted a few stalks in...
  20. Best place to buy Marimo moss balls?

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hey guys, I've recently discovered my love of Marimo's, and I was wondering if anyone knew of a good online site to buy them from.