Josh's Frogs

Vesicularia montagnei - Christmas Moss

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About This Product

Species Name: Vesicularia montagnei

Common name(s): Christmas Moss, Xmas Moss

Defining Characteristics: 

  • Delicate looking moss that can stretch into a thick carpet for your aquascape
  • Provides a natural source of shelter and protection for aquatic species
  • Hardy moss that grows well in a variety of water conditions

Tank Position: Foreground

Growing Conditions: Submerged 

Temperature requirement: 60-82°F

Lighting:   Shade    Moderate     Bright 

Water pH: 5.0-8.0

CO2 Requirements:    Low    Moderate     HIgh 

Growth rate: Slow - Moderate 

Height: Up to 4-5” 

OriginSoutheast Asia including Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, and Southern Japan 

Regional locality: Found in the tropics growing on rocks, tree trunks, and river banks

USDA Hardiness Zone: 6 -11

Suggested Vivarium/ Animal Terrarium Use:


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

Care Notes: Java moss can provide safety and food  for growing fry and tadpoles.

Josh's Frogs offers a wide variety of aquarium and fish suppliesfor all of your aquatic needs. 


Shipping Notes: 

  • LIVE ARRIVAL GUARANTEE (when your temps are above 20°F and below 85°F)
  • Comes in a 4oz cup


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.

Live Arrival Guarantee

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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