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How long does flame moss take to grow?

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Flame moss grows at a rate of one-fifth of an inch per week. It reaches lengths of about 2 to 6 inches. It is a good choice for covering joins and equipment in an aquarium and also provides good cover for fry.

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Flame moss is an aquarium plant native to Asia. It gets its name from a vertical, twisting growth habit that resembles leaping flames. The plant is hardy and can handle a pH range of 5 to 7.5. It will grow faster with high lighting but can tolerate poor light. Flame moss is usually tied to rocks, wood or mesh pads rather than being planted into an aquarium's substrate.

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