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Java Moss (Submerge), also known as Taxiphyllum barbieri, is a versatile and popular aquatic plant that can add a lush and natural look to your aquarium. This plant is native to Southeast Asia and is widely appreciated for its low-maintenance requirements and ability to thrive in various water conditions. Java Moss is an excellent choice for aquascaping, providing cover for fish and fry, and creating a beautiful green carpet effect in your tank.


  • Fine and Lush Texture: Java Moss features delicate, thread-like stems with tiny, feathery leaves that create a dense and lush texture, giving it a charming and natural look in the aquarium.
  • Vibrant Green Color: The plant exhibits a vibrant green coloration, adding freshness and liveliness to your aquatic environment.

Water Conditions:

  • Temperature: Java Moss can tolerate a wide range of temperatures between 59°F and 86°F (15°C to 30°C), making it suitable for tropical and coldwater aquariums.
  • pH Level: It can thrive in a pH range of 6.0 to 8.0, showing adaptability to varying water conditions.
  • Water Hardness: Java Moss is not overly sensitive to water hardness levels and can grow well in both soft and hard water.

Tank Setup:

  • Tank Size: Java Moss is suitable for various tank sizes, making it ideal for small to large aquariums and nano tanks.
  • Substrate: While it can attach itself to various surfaces, Java Moss prefers a substrate like gravel or small rocks to anchor its root-like rhizoids.
  • Plant Placement: Java Moss can be placed on the substrate or tied to hardscape elements like driftwood or rocks. It can also be used to create lush walls or carpets.


  • Lighting: Java Moss is a low-light plant and can thrive under minimal to moderate lighting conditions. Avoid intense lighting to prevent algae growth on the plant.
  • Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Injection: Java Moss can grow well without CO2 supplementation in most setups. However, providing CO2 can promote more vigorous growth.
  • Fertilization: Java Moss is undemanding when it comes to fertilizers, but occasional nutrient supplementation can support its growth and appearance.


  • Tank Mates: Java Moss is compatible with a wide range of peaceful community fish and other aquatic plants. It provides a natural and safe habitat for small fish and fry.
  • Adequate Space: Java Moss can grow densely, so ensure enough space around the plant to allow for proper growth and a well-distributed appearance.


  • Trim and Divide: Java Moss propagates easily through trimming and dividing. You can trim or divide portions of the plant and replant them in other areas to create a lush carpet effect or provide cover for fry.

Java Moss (Submerge)

SGD 120.00

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