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post #1 of 5 Old 10-15-2007, 09:00 AM Thread Starter
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Where to get hard to kill plants?

Where do you get this java moss or the other plants that are hard to kill?

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post #2 of 5 Old 10-15-2007, 11:44 PM
Try a local fish store, usually petsmart does not carry them!?! I don't know why, corporate petstores aren't the brightest, they like plants in a box with gell which all that I have tried have died or done bad. You could ask some members on the forum in the barter area, or order some that would be overpriced from an online dealer.
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post #3 of 5 Old 10-16-2007, 05:23 AM
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hi
i have bought mine from both,online and LFS,
i have found Hornwort,and villas to be the most hardy
in my tank,also one other however i don't know it's name
and it is thriving.
treat your plants to some plant tabs,and i'm sure you
will notice a difference.
if i can keep them alive, then it's not impossible.
don't loose heart. :)

when you set up a new tank,hide an extra
sponge or two behind some decor,that way you have
something seeded for you next filter.
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post #4 of 5 Old 10-20-2007, 06:11 AM
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if you're looking for java moss your best bet would be to find a friend thats got some growing and have him or her split some off for you. i work at a LFS and our supplier says that he can't get any in due to increased demand after Takashi Amano used it to win a number of aquascaping contests.

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post #5 of 5 Old 10-20-2007, 10:46 AM
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hey willow can I see a picture of your other thriving plant :D
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