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post #1 of 3 Old 09-09-2008, 07:35 PM Thread Starter
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New Plants ????

My friend is sending me some java moss. I want to add it to my tank. Do I need to treat it or do anything to it before adding it to my tank? It is coming out of her tank so.....what should I do?
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post #2 of 3 Old 09-09-2008, 09:14 PM
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It depends, are you worried about introducing snails, illness or both?

Java moss is pretty indestructible, so you can just put it in a vase on a windowsill for a week or two if you want to QT it. As for preventing snails, I'm not sure how well bleaching would work for a plant like that...I would worry that it would absorb the bleach and be hard to rinse out.
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post #3 of 3 Old 09-09-2008, 09:34 PM Thread Starter
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Im not worried about snails. But just illness...she has a healthy tank and all but ya never know right?
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