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biggin
11-28-2007, 02:25 PM
This crap is the work of the devil....

For those who have not had the pleasure.... don't....

I pulled 1 gallon of that crap out of my tank last night. I cull it once a week and decided to get "a lot" of it out.... It is bad stuff.

xtc
11-28-2007, 02:36 PM
I'm SORRY!!!!

:hehe: I actually paid for it

UncleSamsPuppet
11-28-2007, 02:39 PM
From my understanding, once you have it in your tank it'll always be in the tank even if you pull it all out.

tsunderl
11-28-2007, 04:55 PM
No, no, no.... Java fern, moss, whatevertheheckitis is the work of the devil!!! I pulled enough of that out of my tank to make a ball as big as a softball with it and I'm STILL finding the crap!!!

biggin
11-28-2007, 05:06 PM
When I first saw it and was stupid I thought ohh that is cool....

Now that I am scraping it off my arm or out of the carpet... I hate it....


I'm SORRY!!!!

:hehe: I actually paid for it


That is what I have read also....


From my understanding, once you have it in your tank it'll always be in the tank even if you pull it all out.

Java moss is good baby fish love it, I like having it around....

Duck week gets stuck to everything ends up on the floor and just whips you to no end....


No, no, no.... Java fern, moss, whatevertheheckitis is the work of the devil!!! I pulled enough of that out of my tank to make a ball as big as a softball with it and I'm STILL finding the crap!!!

UncleSamsPuppet
11-28-2007, 05:13 PM
But supposedly one great benefit it gives, it's a nitrogen hog. (duck weed that is)

biggin
11-28-2007, 05:21 PM
Fine.... I will give you a couple pounds of it and you can try it.

tsunderl
11-28-2007, 05:27 PM
Blake, stand outside and I'll hurl that java ball your way!!!

Haiven
11-28-2007, 05:32 PM
Mollies love to eat duckweed, but NOTHING eats java moss.

EAST_TX_RN
11-28-2007, 07:11 PM
I started to collect duck-weed out of my GF's pond, but decided to look it up first. Good thing I did, because they said it is very invasive and it is next to impossible to remove! I think the Texas Ag. Co-op considers it a menace. Sorry to hear about your problem, Blake!

biggin
11-28-2007, 07:16 PM
Texas Ag. Co-op considers it a menace. Sorry to hear about your problem, Blake!


You tellin' me it is the freakin Aggies fault? Maybe they need to get out of ATM and do something productive.... JK

Vivarium Concepts
11-28-2007, 07:37 PM
FYI
For those of you that have Java moss, and are cussing it, there are 'frog' people that pay GOOD money for it. They use it in their vivariums, and get it to grow terrestrially, also use it to raise tadpoles.
If any of you have a surplus and would like to find a new home for it, I can point you in the direction of people looking for it.

I have been looking for a source for Singapore moss, as well as a couple of others.

UncleSamsPuppet
11-28-2007, 08:36 PM
To not highjack yet another thread, look for a moss thread soon :D.

bra8ndy8
11-28-2007, 09:22 PM
I thought Duck weed was illegal.........cause it can take over ponds...........

biggin
11-28-2007, 09:23 PM
It should be illegal.

UncleSamsPuppet
11-28-2007, 10:25 PM
It is the first plant on the "Prohibited in Texas" list!

http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/huntwild/wild/species/exotic/

tsunderl
11-28-2007, 10:42 PM
Ramshorn snails are on the list too. Blake better run for south of the border!!! http://www.pushupstairs.com/images/emoticon/extra3/busted.gif

UncleSamsPuppet
11-28-2007, 10:48 PM
Damn, I didn't even see that. I guess most of our tanks are "outlaws" :hehe:

bra8ndy8
11-28-2007, 11:03 PM
See.......I was right for once!! There is a lady here in town that has it on her pond...and the city gives her hell!!

kewlkatdady
11-29-2007, 07:56 AM
african will eat it for you...
I put it in my 125 and its there for a couple of days....

biggin
11-29-2007, 07:57 AM
Fine...THEY can come and get it....

So I guess throwing it in my back yard is not the best of ideas?

EAST_TX_RN
11-29-2007, 08:41 AM
It may blow some seedlings or something into a local pond or something. Can you burn it? Hell, just throw it in your next gumbo!

biggin
11-29-2007, 08:42 AM
I do not think it will taste good....


It may blow some seedlings or something into a local pond or something. Can you burn it? Hell, just throw it in your next gumbo!

Vivarium Concepts
11-29-2007, 08:50 AM
I think we should sell it to third world countries as a high protein food.

UncleSamsPuppet
12-03-2007, 02:36 PM
Or even as a water purifier?

fishman76092
12-03-2007, 07:20 PM
Acriflavine kills duckweed...and many other stem plants too...