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Java Fern - Microsorum pteropus

Java Fern - Microsorum pteropus

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Overview of Java Fern

Java Fern Microsorum pteropus, is an aquatic plant that is native to Southeast Asia. It is a popular choice for aquarium hobbyists and terrarium enthusiasts due to its hardiness and easy care requirements. Java Fern is known for its distinctive and attractive green leaves that can grow up to 10 inches in length. It is an excellent plant for adding texture and visual interest to any aquatic or semi-aquatic environment.


Java Fern is a slow-growing plant that thrives in a wide range of water conditions, including low light and low nutrient environments. It is an excellent plant for beginners because it can tolerate a wide range of water conditions and does not require special equipment or lighting. Java Fern can be grown in aquariums or terrariums, making it a versatile choice for any plant lover.


Benefits of Java Fern


Java Fern is a popular choice for aquarium and terrarium enthusiasts worldwide due to its many benefits. Some of the benefits of Java Fern include:


- Easy to grow: Java Fern is a slow-growing plant that can thrive in a wide range of water conditions, making it an excellent choice for beginners.


- Low maintenance: Java Fern does not require special equipment or lighting, making it a low-maintenance choice for any plant lover.


- Attractive appearance: Java Fern is known for its distinctive and attractive green leaves, which can add texture and visual interest to any aquatic or semi-aquatic environment.


- Natural habitat for aquatic life: Java Fern provides a natural habitat for fish, shrimp, and other aquatic creatures, making it a great addition to any aquarium or terrarium.

Care Instructions

  • pH -  6.0 - 8.0

  • Temperature - 68°F - 82°F

  • Water Hardness - very soft to  hard
     
  • Lighting - T5 or T8 full-spectrum LED lighting (4 hours of direct light max), low to moderate light

  • Placement / Height - Mid to Background / 6-13 inches tall

  • Propogation - Adventitious Plantlet / Rhizome Division

  • CO2 - Not needed but will increase growth 
     
  • Fertilizers - Not required but will increase growth
     
  • Substrate - Not needed, can be tied to driftwood or rocks. If buried do not bury rhizome as it will kill plant.

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