Amblystegiaceae sp. "Manaus"

The “Manaus” is a commonly inappropriate name that is confused with hydropogonells gymnostoma

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    Moderate
    BroadSpectrum
    Easy
    Plant Type:
    Epiphyte or epilith moss / liverwort or fern prothallium; Nano, hardscape growth
    Size:
    width: 4-5 cm.
    Carbon Dioxide (CO2):
    20 to 40 mg/l
    Temperature:
    54 – 79 F
    Placement:
    Midground
     
    The Amblystegiaceae sp. “Manaus” is a commonly inappropriate name that is given or confused with hydropogonella gymnostoma; also documented as “Queen Moss” in multiple databases. This plant is best used as a hardscape accenter. It binds well and easily grows on driftwood and other planted tank scapes.

    Common names:
    • Queen moss
    Synonyms:
    • Fontinalis gymnostoma Schimp.
    Amblystegiaceae sp. Manaus.jpg