It could be quite frustrating for many beginners when they were searching for a step by step guide on the Internet to grow the java moss. You need the right tools, and the right technique for a good start before you could see a java moss wall or java moss tank growing well!

A very simple technique could be employed to secure plants like Moss, Riccia and Pellia to various deco such as wood, rock and wire mesh. The stuffs needed are commonly available, and the following simple steps will show you how to get it done with a little effort.

How to secure Moss into Aquarium tank? (Plant net)
The above are what you would need:

* 1 tub of mini Riccia, Moss or Pellia
* Stainless steel wire mesh of any size.
* Tweezer
* A pair of scissors for cutting net and string in the setup later
* Clear nylon or fish thread to tie the plant

Next, you would cut the net with size bigger than the wire mesh.

How to secure Moss into Aquarium tank? (Plant net)

Next,
- Use tweezers to pick up some mini Riccia and lay on the wire mesh.
- A thin layer is sufficient, leave some space in between the small clump of Riccia.
- All the space will be fully covered when the Moss or Riccia propagate in a few weeks.

How to secure Moss into Aquarium tank? (Plant net)

Next, do as shown above

How to secure Moss into Aquarium tank? (Plant net)

Next, lay the net on the mini Riccia or Moss.

How to secure Moss into Aquarium tank? (Plant net)

Next, do as shown above
- Hold the net with the wire mesh and flip over.
- Fold the net inwards and prepare to tie it later.

How to secure Moss into Aquarium tank? (Plant net)

Next, get a clear nylon or fish thread as they are invisible to human eyes.

How to secure Moss into Aquarium tank? (Plant net)

Next, do as shown above
- Secure the net with fishing thread at one of the corner of wire mesh.
- Use the thread to go around the wire mesh and secure another knot at the other end.
- Make sure all knots are well tightened.

How to secure Moss into Aquarium tank? (Plant net)

Congratulation! It’s done!
- Repeat the entire process again if you have few more wire mesh to go.
- Put the wire mesh into your aquarium.
- This method is good to do a carpet style of mini Riccia/moss/pellia especially for your little shrimp.
- Do not block the plants from light.

Hope that the step-by-step guide is useful for you. If ever you wish to purchase the java moss, plant net, stainless-steel wire as shown in the guide above, you could visit the links below:

Java moss: Click here to buy java moss
Plant net: Click here to buy plant net to cover the java moss
Wire Mesh: Click here to buy the Stainless Steel wire mesh

David