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Old 09-04-2016, 03:55 PM   #1
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Time for a trim...

So the Christmas moss is growing nicely on branches of the dw, but something doesn't look right to me. I think it needs a touch up and I could use some advice on trimming. Should I cut it some of it short? Click image for larger version

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Old 09-04-2016, 05:49 PM   #2
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Are u sure it's Christmas moss? Mine tends to clump abit more than that. I'd say cut it back fairly close and it should spread abit more sideways nice looking tank!


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Old 09-05-2016, 11:29 AM   #3
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Thanks, and no. I had Java moss at one point but thought I got it all out before I realized that is nearly impossible. I introduced Christmas moss and just assumed. It does look really nice when it's not so spread out. Could be a mixture of both maybe? This is what it looks like when it first starts. Click image for larger version

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Thanks, and no. I had Java moss at one point but thought I got it all out before I realized that is nearly impossible. I introduced Christmas moss and just assumed. It does look really nice when it's not so spread out. Could be a mixture of both maybe? This is what it looks like when it first starts. Attachment 289133


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Ah yes that is Christmas I've trimmed mine twice now u can be pretty aggressive with it and it always springs back. As it gets thicker though u tend to get dead spots in the thick areas as it blocks the light from the under growth. I combed mine with a tooth brush the other day and pulled heaps of it out that started to go brown. It thickens up really nice once it's been trimmed. Click image for larger version

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Wow I love that look! I'll try trimming mine tonight. Thanks!


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No worrys at all. I do have high light and pressurised co2 aswell though so my growth speed may be abit faster but it should boof out over time


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