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Plant Type

Moss or Liverwort

Growth Difficulty

Beginner / Easy

Plant Height

0-10cm (0-3.9 Inches) High

Plant Width

Plant Position / Usage

Attached To Hardscape

Co2 Requirements

Recommended (Medium light)

Growth Rate

Medium

Light Requirements

Medium Light (35-50 PAR)

Temperature Tolerance

4 to 26 °C°F (Fahrenheit)

PH Range

5 to 7.5 pH

Carbonate Hardness

0 to 14 °dKH °KH (dKH)

Can Be Grown Emmersed?

Unknown

Order

Dicranales

Family

Fissidentaceae

Genus

Fissidens



  • Common Names - Synonyms:
    Phoenix moss
    Origin - Distribution:
    • Unknown
    Fissidens fontanus or the phoenix moss is a real aquatic moss that can attach itself to wood or rock. The leaves are 3 to 5mm long and dark green.

    It can survive in non-CO2 injected aquariums, but does better with good CO2 and relatively high light levels. This moss can grow from small particles and even grows back if the wood piece it colonized is allowed to dry out. It can even be seen growing on aquasoil granules. It is particularly prone to colonization by cladophora algae.
  • Photo 1: Pearling phoenix moss. Source: Mihai Zamfir (Allwissend), 2017. All rights reserved. Used with permission.

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