Christmas Moss

Aquatic Plants
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IMPORTANT: Aquarium moss may vary in growth forms. Because of this, please understand how to properly transition and acclimate plant(s) into desired form(s). We do our best to thoroughly clean and inspect all plants prior to shipment but cannot guarantee aquarium moss to be free from snails and/or algae. Not your thing? Please consider purchasing tissue culture aquarium plants! 

Tissue culture plants are cultivated in sterile lab settings ensuring your plant is free from pests, snails and algae! These are young specimen that are grown in emersed forms. Gel should always be removed prior to planting.

LIVE PLANTS ARE SUSCEPTIBLE TO STRESS AND DAMAGE FROM TRANSIT - This may appear in the form of minimal melt, cosmetic damage (such as browning), etc. Refunds or replacements will not be issued for moss with browning parts or portions that die out of our care.

Aquarium moss is versatile, hardy and wonderful for beginner aquarists!
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Vesicularia Montagnei, more commonly known as Christmas Moss or X-mas Moss is arguably one of the most popular aquatic mosses commonly used in the planted aquarium hobby. Originating from Asia, Christmas Moss is closely related to Java Moss, another extremely popular aquatic moss, and is comparable in appearance with only slight differences in its fronds.  Like other aquarium mosses, Christmas Moss is extremely hardy and versatile with usage. Aquarium moss provides excellent shade and coverage for shrimplets and skittish fish who commonly search for refuge. Alternatively, it can be used to mimic foliage on Bonsai-style driftwood or attached sparingly to other types of driftwood for an aged look in the planted tank. Aquarium moss may also be grown in emersed conditions or found wrapped as the base on Wabi Kusa setups!

Aquarium Moss is a fantastic choice for beginner aquarists and will tolerate a wide range of aquarium conditions and water parameters. Once established, Christmas Moss is a prolific grower and may require regular pruning to ensure it does not take over the aquarium. Manual removal is best, but if trimming is required, we recommend turning off filters and pumps to prevent the moss spreading to unwanted areas.

Approximate size per small portion is golfball while large portion is softball.

Christmas Moss Xmas Moss Easy Aquatic Plant for Planted Aquarium Tank
Common Name Xmas Moss
Christmas Moss
Vesicularia Montagnei
Care  Easy 
Lighting Low to Medium 
CO2 Optional
Suggested Placement All
Propagation Cut or pull apart
Growth Rate Varies
Height Varies
Shipping, Returns and Refunds
Live plants are shipped Monday - Friday for all west coast orders. For all remaining states, live plants will only be shipped Monday through Wednesday and Friday to ensure they arrive at your doorstep 100% healthy.

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Hard goods can be returned up to 14 days after receipt of purchase. Buyer is responsible for return shipping.

Due to its nature, we are unable to accept returns for live plants. In the unlikely event you are unsatisfied in any way, please contact us ASAP. We provide 100% DOA (Dead On Arrival) protection.

To be eligible for a refund/store credit, please contact us within 12 hours of receiving it and provide a photo of the item in its original packaging.

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