NANFA-- filter moss

Bob Bock (
Sun, 18 Apr 2004 18:08:59 -0400

I've got some kind of moss growing on the outflow trays of one of my whisper
power filters. Not java moss, but some kind of terrestrial moss. I assume
it's keeping the water clean, so I've never disturbed it. I've been trying
to think of a way I could extend the outflow tray, so that it parallels the
strip light. Plants in the outflow tray underneath the light might really
purify the water.
----- Original Message -----

> > I got home last night after a month of traipsing about the continent, as
> > I tend to do. This morning I made my rounds to feed the fish, and I
> > noticed something odd about one of my Pteronotropis tanks. On further
> > investigation, I found that the outside box filter was overgrown with
> > lush, green plants. NOT algae, but moss and vascular plants.
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