Home Depot moss?

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Home Depot moss?

Post by odelayheehoo » Wed Apr 17, 2019 2:21 pm

I got some spanish moss from home depot, and it was the last bag left. The plastic looks faded and that let me to the conclusion is the moss still good? I moistened it up and it looks fine, just want to check.

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Post by Xenocrab » Wed Apr 17, 2019 3:42 pm

Does it say pet/reptile safe? Decorating moss is very different from natural moss. We get ours from pet stores.

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Re: Home Depot moss?

Post by odelayheehoo » Wed Apr 17, 2019 4:00 pm

Xenocrab wrote:
Wed Apr 17, 2019 3:42 pm
Does it say pet/reptile safe? Decorating moss is very different from natural moss. We get ours from pet stores.

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It's mosser lee soil cover moss, and it says it's perfect for house plants or even crafts if you want to use it for that, but I have used a bag of this before.

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Post by wodesorel » Wed Apr 17, 2019 5:06 pm

Does it say it's organic? Spanish moss (tilandsia) is heavily insect infested and is often sprayed with chemicals. The type of moss many crabbers buy is the Moser Lee sphagnum moss which says it's organic.

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Post by Xenocrab » Wed Apr 17, 2019 5:10 pm

Sphagnum is the best and holds humidity very well. Organic for our crabbies as much as possible.

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Re: Home Depot moss?

Post by odelayheehoo » Wed Apr 17, 2019 5:48 pm

wodesorel wrote:
Wed Apr 17, 2019 5:06 pm
Does it say it's organic? Spanish moss (tilandsia) is heavily insect infested and is often sprayed with chemicals. The type of moss many crabbers buy is the Moser Lee sphagnum moss which says it's organic.
I don't see organic on the packaging, but if the other moss brands by this seller are organic wouldn't this one be?

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Post by Xenocrab » Wed Apr 17, 2019 5:51 pm

Not necessarily. Organics are labeled organic.

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Re: Home Depot moss?

Post by wodesorel » Fri Apr 19, 2019 12:45 am

And Spanish moss is not actually a moss.


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Re: Home Depot moss?

Post by Scarletfire » Wed May 01, 2019 9:07 pm

wodesorel wrote:
Wed Apr 17, 2019 5:06 pm
The type of moss many crabbers buy is the Moser Lee sphagnum moss which says it's organic.
Home Depot Mosser Lee - Is this what you were referring to?

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Re: Home Depot moss?

Post by wodesorel » Wed May 01, 2019 10:08 pm

Scarletfire wrote:
Wed May 01, 2019 9:07 pm
Home Depot Mosser Lee - Is this what you were referring to?
Yes!

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