Mosses for your shrimp tank
If you want to buy mosses, you are in the right place: In the last 20 years, mosses have gained popularity in aquaristics. Moss is irreplaceable for a beautiful aquarium landscape. In shrimp aquariums moss is a classic and a must-have! For a natural atmosphere in your tank, we recommend to use the popular Java or Fissidens mosses. Moss is not only a great choice for shrimp aquariums as an aesthetic greenery, but they also provide a large colonization area for microorganisms, that your shrimp can feast on. Nutritious organisms as natural shrimp food is just one advantage of using moss as aquarium greenery. Green plantings can also provide a perfect hiding place for young shrimp or baby fish. The possibilities are unlimited. So not only are mosses beautiful, they're also a great choice for the well-being of your glass biotope!
The best known of the aquarium mosses is the popular Java moss. Mosses tied onto roots or rocks with twine, quickly grow into the desired shape. Due to their fast-developing adhesive roots, the so-called rhizoids, the green moss surfaces stay in place. This makes mosses particularly suitable for aquascaping enthusiasts to create enchanting underwater landscapes. Both large and small stones can be turned into design elements in your aquarium landscape. This can be done easily and inexpensively by using different types of mosses. Buying inexpensive mosses, such as Java moss, is easy at the Garnelencenter Lemgo.
Our inexpensive mosses can offer inspiration to create fascinating underwater landscapes:
Moss carpets can create great scenarios. Rich green tones and different growth forms can transform any aquarium into a new place. Since most moss species are content with low light, mosses are often suitable for darker to semi-shaded aquarium landscapes. However, with plenty of light and good fertilization with the help of micro and macro nutrients a faster and stronger growth can be observed.
Mosses are a classic part of the aquascaping hobby. The easy to care for green areas are often used as design elements. In addition to the popular Java moss or Fissidens, other moss species are available to aquarists: The design possibilities with moss are unlimited. Mossy areas have a particularly natural effect and often remind of enchanted forest landscapes. Mossy carpets create the illusion of a quiet clearing where forest spirits meet. Many professional aquascape create beautiful landscapes with different mosses. The visually calming plant overgrows stones and branches, maintaining the shape, so that particularly amazing underwater installations can be created with moss. Our tip: Most mosses also grow in emers and look beautiful. If any roots reach out of your aquarium, the moss will quickly grow along it and form shoots. Make sure that the emersed part is well moistened.