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So I noticed a few threads about spike moss care and I see well drained yet humid... How is that accomplished? I would think it couldn't be humid if is well drained. This is my 4th attempt of keeping spike moss alive it always seems to melt. It doesn't turn brown just kind of darker green then melts slowly into dirt. I keep Crested geckos not frogs but they seem to like either high or low humidity right now i have a girl laying eggs in dirt so im keeping one tank very moist right now (no moss in there). Other 2 tanks I can play with humidity and moist or dry dirt. I mist tanks 2 times a day once in morning and once at night. Any tips would be great as I love the spike mosses color and love idea of my tank being all green. Using florescent coil 5.0 repti glo lights. Turn on at 9am and off at 10pm. Soil is a cocoanut husk broken down.

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Both those mosses (java and christmas) seem to be aquarium mosses. Neither of my Vivs have water features at all. Dirt with natural bark background with myself hand misting the plants (mostly pothos only thing i can keep alive)...
 

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I have a ton of pics here. Hopefully this helps. All my tanks and you can see Pothos wins in all of them. I have an amazing black thumb. Which i really want to change! One tank has been re planted.

As you can see i have 2 other plants that do well the light green leave with spots and the very large dark green leave. If you can ID them i would be happy.

Also in one of the pics you can see the moss that has died and the other different moss that is dieing :-(
























 

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Your going to hate me I don't know any of the plants names. I kinda buy them at random for the look. I know the small cage with the few vines growing in back is what was told to me a Shingle vine. the other one with the white tips i dont know what that is i find that in almost every plant store iv killed that like 3 times as well :-( I wish i could keep stuff going. I just put some plastic sheets over tops to keep it a little more humid.

They are the sheets of plastic you would right on for over head projectors ( If you remember those).
 

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OK I am loving all this info however now my question is... Can you direct me to the right soil for my Vivarium with CRESTED GECKOS in it? Like give me a link to a soil provider OR tell me what soils to mix together?

Other question is my tank is full of the COCOfiber plantation soil how would i remove this and put in this new soil mix you all suggest? AKA with out harming the planted plants in it so far and with out bothering my Crested geckos to much.
 

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Lol I know how to care for crested geckos (I breed/vend them). I just stated it again because it seems im mostly on a frog forum. I didn't want the tank built with frogs in mind.

Thanks for soil info tho ill order some ASAP.

So now how do i remove the old and put in new with out damaging rooted plants?
 
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