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    What light do you use for LFS?

    I think my window is too hot. I have a dome over the tray and the temp was 97 in there. What kind of light or how many watts do you use to grow yours?

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    I just have a clump of it sitting in a plastic container, by a window sill. All I do is replenish the water. The top layer is growing out of the water.

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    mine is in my greenhouse in a container its about 110F in there I bet but its doing fine.
    I use sunlight.
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    sunlight works for me. I also have a dome but I keep it slightly open for good air exchange.
    I wouldn't worry much about temp. I think sphagnum is tougher then you think
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    97 degrees is fine, but if you're trying to "farm" it, make it cooler. High light will produce short, compact moss, low light will produce more billowy, lanky moss. I prefer the former.

    The best was to do it is to stick it outside in full sun! Frequent overhead watering is appreciated.

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    Really you guys get it growing in full sun? Man everytime I try it in direct sun it goes all brown/black but if I start it in a window (east or west-all I got) or under flourescents it grows fine.

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    I have some growing in my circ bog growing fine. Froze and everything this winter. As long as you keep it wet it will grow in full sun.
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    Yeah I'm trying to get it to grow so I can use it for my highland neps. But I don't have room to grow it in there with them or I would. Plus I want it so I would not have to keep buying it. I don't know how rare it is or not.

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