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I currently keep a pair of crested gecko's in a live plant exo terra Terrarium. I recently moved them from the Nano tank as they are growing and exploring really well.
I have a hydroball setup with mesh and eco earth substrate for the plants and now i have the lighting setup better they are thriving. Next up is to cover certain areas with green moss to help with humidity and just because it looks nice.
What is the best moss to buy that is safe for my cresties. I've looked into Exo Terra Forest Moss and the like but it doesn't really have the green lush look i'm after. Ebay has plenty but would rather avoid a random seller.

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i use reindeer moss but make sure it has not been dyed(or it you get the dyed stuff give it a good wash to wash out the dye) you can get it from a good florist as they use it in flower arangements
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Spagnum moss (not sure if this is the same as reindeer moss?) Holds an astonishing amount of water and i use this in my crestie set up as well as my rainbow boa damp hide. Take aaaaages to dry out and i have it scattered around my cresties floor or you could even tuck it in amongst the branches high up if you wanted to as it won't drip providing you haven't drenched it
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Spagnum moss (not sure if this is the same as reindeer moss?) Holds an astonishing amount of water and i use this in my crestie set up as well as my rainbow boa damp hide. Take aaaaages to dry out and i have it scattered around my cresties floor or you could even tuck it in amongst the branches high up if you wanted to as it won't drip providing you haven't drenched it
Found plenty of Reindeer moss online. Strange to think of it growing around a terrarium i used to use it with my dad to make train sets.
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