Josh's Frogs

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Fresh Sheet Moss (2 quart)

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$14.44 $16.99

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About This Product

Live moss is the perfect way to bring a piece of nature into your home. Under proper lighting and humidity, the live moss will green up and begin to spread, eventually creating a green jungle oasis in your vivarium that your reptile or amphibian pets will love. Moss also looks great in fairy gardens, to add extra humidity to potted plants, or even as an accent to semi-aquatic gardens. The possibilities are endless!

Live Moss is cultivated in the Carolinas and is retrieved from wild sources. As a result, live moss may occasionally produce wild mushrooms or invertebrates. As good practice, Josh's Frogs recommends washing all plants thoroughly removing as much soil as possible with dechlorinated water before placing them in their final home.

Species NameHypnum curvifolium

Common name(s): Sheet Moss, Curved-leaved hypnum moss, Carpet moss 

Defining Characteristics: 

  • One of the most popular carpeting mosses available
  • Deep evergreen to light green grassy foliage
  • Hardy species that bounces back easily from periods of drought

Temperature requirement: 60-85°F

Humidity: Humid (70-100%)

Watering frequency: Water when the soil begins to dry out. Consistent, but infrequent, watering needs

Lighting: Bright, indirect light

Growth rate: Moderate 

Height: 1-2 inches

Origin: North America, Eastern United States

Regional locality: Grows in a variety of woodland habitats, especially on decaying trees in moist areas.

USDA Hardiness Zone: 8-11

Suggested Vivarium/ Animal Terrarium Use:


  • Frogs & Toads
  • Lizards & turtles
  • Aquatic Set-ups


  • Frogs & Toads ✔
  • Lizards & turtles ✔
  • Snakes ✔
  • Geckos ✔
  • Temperate Vivariums ✔


  • Frogs & Toads ✔
  • Lizards & turtles ✔
  • Snakes ✔
  • Geckos ✔
  • Tropical Vivariums ✔


  • Toads
  • Lizards and tortoises
  • Geckos
  • Desert Vivariums

Care Notes: Regular misting may help this species maintain its green color between waterings. 

Shipping Notes: Live moss products ship in a 1-2 quart sealed plastic container 


This product ships to your doorstep. Most orders placed before 2pm ET on business days will ship out the same day.

Import/export restrictions on this product require that it can only be shipped to destinations within the United States.

Restrictions on this product that prohibit shipping to the following states: HI.

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This product is covered under our Live Arrival Guarantee. If your insect/animal does not arrive in good health, we'll make it right, provided the following criteria are met:

  • If shipped Two Day, the temperature experienced during shipping must remain between -20 and 120 °F.
  • If shipped Next Day, the temperature experienced during shipping must remain between -40 and 120 °F.
  • If shipped Ground, the temperature experienced during shipping must remain between 20 and 85 °F.

You'll be notified during the checkout process if your purchase qualifies for our guarantee.

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