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Lucille 12-27-2011 04:36 AM

How long does it take java moss to attach to driftwood?
 
I want to attach some java moss to pieces of driftwood. I have cotton thread and cotton polyester thread in my sewing basket, are those suitable or should I purchase another kind? And how long will it take the java moss to attach itself to the driftwood?

Inga 12-27-2011 09:12 AM

Most people will use fishing line so it doesn't show but those should be fine. You can carefully cut away the thread after it is attached. I actually just sat a few rocks on top of bits of the moss and it attached itself quickly. Then I just removed the rocks and it stays on the wood.

Boredomb 12-27-2011 10:06 AM

It can take awhile to attach sometimes. I actually used sewing thread myself with my Java moss when I attached it to some driftwood. LoL that was about a month ago. I probably need to check and see if it is attached by now and cut the string.


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