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By Frothy_Milk
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Wikiwakawakawee wrote:Nice yo, that all looks surprisingly green for just receiving it! :D
I was surprised how much growth it had, and I was also surprised by a pretty big spider chilling in the bag. I had to wash it off to make sure there were no spider eggs laying around.


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By Wikiwakawakawee
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#292468
Frothy_Milk wrote:
Wikiwakawakawee wrote:Nice yo, that all looks surprisingly green for just receiving it! :D
I was surprised how much growth it had, and I was also surprised by a pretty big spider chilling in the bag. I had to wash it off to make sure there were no spider eggs laying around.


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Yeah the few times I've ordered live sphagnum, it almost always came a bit dead looking except for some green areas, but everything you received looks great!

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By Frothy_Milk
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#292469
Wikiwakawakawee wrote:
Frothy_Milk wrote:
Wikiwakawakawee wrote:Nice yo, that all looks surprisingly green for just receiving it! :D
I was surprised how much growth it had, and I was also surprised by a pretty big spider chilling in the bag. I had to wash it off to make sure there were no spider eggs laying around.


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Yeah the few times I've ordered live sphagnum, it almost always came a bit dead looking except for some green areas, but everything you received looks great!

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Where did you buy your sphagnum from? I got it on eBay from a company in Florida and the bag shipped in 6 days. A bit longer than I expected to get here, but the moss was green, and moist.


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By Frothy_Milk
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#292472
Smooter80 wrote:I've had live spag in a zip lock bag for over 1 year without any care stay alive on my porch. It's tough lol.
You must have kept it moist all the time then


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By tannerm
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I've ordered most of mine from the same seller... make sure you soak it in something to kill the micro critters! He pulls it straight from swamp to bag; i.e. It's not suitable for enclosed grow areas right out of the bag. I washed mine about 10 times (3 of said times using a ton of neem)


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By Frothy_Milk
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tannerm wrote:I've ordered most of mine from the same seller... make sure you soak it in something to kill the micro critters! He pulls it straight from swamp to bag; i.e. It's not suitable for enclosed grow areas right out of the bag. I washed mine about 10 times (3 of said times using a ton of neem)


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I only washed it out once. Sheesh I need to wash it more when I get home.


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