Taxiphyllum 'Taiwan moss'

 

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Growth of Mini Taiwan moss is horizontal and overhanging, like a mini version of 'Weeping moss'. Attaching to branching wood or vertical rock will present it at its best and is also very useful for a moss wall or for hiding installations in the aquarium.

It is an easy and decorative moss with quite low demands, but good light and some added CO2 will promote growth and branching.

Full identity of this beautiful moss is not yet established and studies may likely place it as a species of family Isopterygium.

 

Plant info

Type: Moss
Origin:Asia
Country or continent where a plant is the most common. Cultivars arise or are bred in cultivation.
Growth rate:Medium
Growth rate of the plant compared to other aquatic plants.
Height:3 - 10+
Average height (cm) of the plant after two months in the tank.
Light demand:Low
The average or medium light demand of an aquarium plant is 0,5 W/L.
CO2 :Low
A medium need in CO2 is 6-14 mg/L. A high demand in CO2 is approx. 15-25 mg/L.