Stringy Moss - Leptodictyum Riparium

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Portion size: 1x 2 oz container
  • Scientific Name: Leptodictyum riparium
  • Water Temperature: 59-77°F (15-25°C)
  • pH Level: 6.0-7.5
  • Water Hardness: Soft to moderately hard (2-15 dGH)
  • Lighting: Moderate to high lighting levels are recommended. Provide 8-10 hours of light per day for healthy growth.
  • CO2 Requirement: While not mandatory, CO2 supplementation can promote faster and more vigorous growth.
  • Substrate: Leptodictyum riparium does well in a nutrient-rich substrate. A mix of fine gravel or sand with some plant fertilizers can support its growth.
  • Propagation: Propagated by dividing the plant. Simply separate clumps of the moss and replant them in the desired areas of the tank.
  • Care Level: Easy to moderate. Regular pruning of excess growth and removal of debris will help maintain its appearance.
  • Special Considerations: This moss prefers slightly cooler water temperatures, making it ideal for tanks with cooler water fish species. It also appreciates good water circulation to prevent algae growth.

By maintaining these parameters and providing suitable conditions, Leptodictyum riparium can flourish in your aquarium, adding a lush and natural look to the aquatic environment.

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