Plants For A Shrimp Tank

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I'm planning on making a low maintenance (no co2) filterless shrimp tank. But I want to plant some plants in the tank first to go through the nitrogen cycle and all that good stuff. All that is to say my tank is only about 6 inches high so I'd love some plants that won't grow too tall. If anyone has any suggestions I'd be super greatful.
 

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I would suggest getting a moss mat! My shrimps love them, you could also just get a clump of moss and put some substrate on top to weight it down. Java moss as mentioned above is one of the easier types of moss.

Crypt wendtiI and dwarf sag are also good options
 
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Al913 said:
I would suggest getting a moss mat! My shrimps love them, you could also just get a clump of moss and put some substrate on top to weight it down. Java moss as mentioned above is one of the easier types of moss.

Crypt wendtiI and dwarf sag are also good options
Where would I be able to buy a moss mat? Is it already grown together or do I have to grow one on my own?
 

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guppylover228 said:
Where would I be able to buy a moss mat? Is it already grown together or do I have to grow one on my own?
Probably amazon, eBay, or aquabid
A lot of the time they come attached to wood
 

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Ebay is a great site! Also Aquatic Arts is another place! You could also create your own I have 3 that I just started(had a big mat and then decide to make 3), I also have a big blotch(from first mat) that is in the substrate
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