Java 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 Dubyana, more commonly known as Java Moss is one of the most popular aquatic mosses around. An essential in the planted tank hobby, this aquarium moss is versatile, extremely hardy, and will tolerate a wide range of aquarium conditions. This bulletproof nature makes it a great choice for beginner aquarists or aquarium hobbyists looking to try their hands at live aquarium plants. Java Moss can be used for a range of purposes such as providing shade and coverage to shrimplets and nano tropical fish. Java Moss is also commonly used to cover small stones for accents in the foreground of a planted aquarium. Aquarium mosses make great makeshift foliage for bonsai driftwood to produce underwater tree aquascapes and more. The addition of CO2 injection and higher lighting will encourage faster and more robust growth. Once established, Java Moss may need routine maintenance to prevent it from overtaking the aquarium. We recommend pulling or removing manually. If using aquascaping tools, try turning off the filter as aquarium moss will grow anywhere it lands!

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

Java Moss Easy Beginner Aquarium Moss Plant for Planted Tank

Java Moss Easy Beginner Aquarium Moss Plant for Planted Tank

Common Name Java Moss
Vesicularia Dubyana
Care  Easy 
Lighting Low to Medium 
CO2 Optional
Suggested Placement Attached to rock or wood
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.

Rimless aquariums will be shipped throughout the week via UPS or Fedex Ground. For more information, please visit our FAQ page.

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.

No worries, we’ll take care of everything as long as it fits the guidelines above.

Most answers to general questions can be found on our FAQ page.
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