Cameroon Moss

Cameroon moss, also known as Plagiochilaceae sp. Cameroon, is a type of aquatic moss commonly used in freshwater aquariums for aquascaping and as a natural filtration system. It originates from Cameroon, West Africa, and is known for its fast growth, ease of maintenance, and ability to absorb excess nutrients in the water, making it an ideal addition to planted aquariums.
Cameroon Moss, also known as Plagiochilaceae sp. Cameroon, is a popular aquatic moss originating from Cameroon, West Africa. Highly valued for its fast growth and ease of maintenance, this moss is an excellent choice for aquascaping and natural filtration in freshwater aquariums.

Cameroon Moss

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Cameroon Moss (Plagiochilaceae sp. Cameroon): The Perfect Addition for Freshwater Aquariums

Cameroon Moss, also known as Plagiochilaceae sp. Cameroon, is a popular aquatic moss originating from Cameroon, West Africa. Highly valued for its fast growth and ease of maintenance, this moss is an excellent choice for aquascaping and natural filtration in freshwater aquariums.

Key Features:

  • Rapid Growth: Cameroon Moss grows quickly, helping to maintain a healthy and vibrant aquarium environment.
  • Nutrient Absorption: It efficiently absorbs excess nutrients, enhancing water quality and reducing algae growth.
  • Versatile Use: This moss forms a dense, cushion-like green mat that can be attached to rocks, driftwood, or backgrounds. It also serves as a spawning mop for certain fish species.

Care Tips:

  • Lighting: Provide moderate to low lighting to support healthy growth.
  • Water Changes: Regular water changes are essential to maintain optimal water conditions.
  • Avoid Chemicals: Steer clear of chemical fertilizers or products that can harm the moss and negatively impact water quality.

Benefits:

Cameroon Moss not only adds a natural and aesthetic touch to your aquarium but also creates a habitat for aquatic inhabitants. Its low maintenance requirements make it an ideal choice for both beginner and experienced aquarium enthusiasts.

Enhance your freshwater aquarium with the beauty and functionality of Cameroon Moss. Its ability to improve water quality and provide a natural environment for your fish makes it a must-have for any aquascape.

  • Sold as a small portion, loose moss
  • Approx. 2" x 2" / 5cm x 5cm portion

Disclaimer: Pictures are not the actual plants you will receive, but a sample representation. Unless specific, we don't guarantee aquatic plants will be free of pests, and pesticides, grow emerged or submerge.

    Scientific Name

    Plagiochilaceae sp. Cameroon

    Synonyms

    Plagiochila integerrima

    Common Name

    Cameroon Moss, Giant Pearl Moss

    Plant Type

    Rheophyte / Epiphyte

    Placement

    Attachable to Driftwood, Stone, or Decor

    CO2

    Not Required

    Growth Rates

    Slow

    Difficulty Level

    Beginner

    Nutrient Substrate

    Not Required

    Can it grow emerged?

    Yes

    Lighting Requirements

    Medium - High


     

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        2. Please do not take picture of damaged plants, or animals in your aquarium. Once they have been introduced to your aquarium's ecosystem. It is no longer covered by our guarantee.

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        WHAT WE CAN'T GUARANTEE

        Even though our plants are very clean, but we can't guarantee they will be 100% pest-free because we cannot be responsible for your aquarium. Please use it at your own risk. We recommended all customers rinse the plants with clean water and quarantine them before use.

        However, plants in tissue culture will be 100% free from pests, algae and never have been contacting with any aquarium.

        1. Due to the nature of the product. We don't guarantee our plants will be pests free. ( snails, algae, hitchhikers )
        2. We don't guarantee our plants will be free of pesticides. We use homemade, organic pesticides in our greenhouse to control pests. We do not use pesticides that contain copper. Copper is toxic to invertebrates such as aquatic snails, crabs, shrimps, etc
        3. We don't guarantee your aquarium success or are responsible for your aquarium inhabitant including but not limited to fish, shrimp, snail, turtle, etc. So please quarantine all plants when use!
        4. Unless specific, we don't guarantee aquatic plants will be grow emerged or submerge.
        We kindly request that you familiarize yourself with your state's regulations concerning restricted plants, as we are committed to not sending any plants that may be restricted in your jurisdiction. Additionally, we urge you not to release any plants into the wild or waterways, as it can cause significant harm to the local ecosystem by potentially introducing invasive species and disrupting the natural ecological balance. Your understanding and cooperation in protecting the environment are highly appreciated. For your convenience, you can access the continuously updated USDA State Noxious Weed list through this link: https://www.ams.usda.gov/sites/default/files/media/StateNoxiousWeedsSeedList.pdf. Thank you for your responsible commitment to environmental preservation.

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        Patricia G.
        cameroon moss

        I ordered 6 different mosses and they all arrived looking great except the Cameroon had more brown coloration. I was concerned it may have been over stressed with transportation but after just a couple days in the tank it is greening up nicely.

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        d.a.

        rare and very odd looking moss too.

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        Andrew

        great specimen!

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        hai

        Bright color

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        Sarah

        Not quite as mature of a clump as I thought but it is green and alive. Can’t wait for it to root to the rocks in my aquascapr

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        Chris

        Loved the packing, thanks!

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