Java Fern “Narrow Leaf” – Microsorium Pteropus – Medium
Java Fern is a beautiful addition to the freshwater, planted aquarium. Growing around 25 cm tall, with creeping, green rhizomes, Java Ferns are well suited for not only planted aquariums, but also those that contain cichlids and other large South American fish.Java Ferns will do well if planted in moderate light as well as in a shaded area. It is amphibious, meaning that it will grow either partially or fully submersed. Provide at least 2 watts per gallon of light supplied by full-spectrum (5000-7000K) bulbs. Java Ferns will thrive in an aquarium with alkalinity of 3-8 dKH and a pH of 6.0 to 8.0 They will propagate by adventitious plants on leaves & roots, and rhizome division may also be seen. Java Fern looks great planted singly, or in groups if there is enough room in the aquarium.
- Scientific Name : Microsorium Pteropus
- Common Name : Java Fern “Narrow Leaf”
- Max Size :30cm
- Product Size : Bare Root (Plant Average 15cm)
- Lighting : Low to Moderate
Please note sizing on plants vary greatly from batch to batch, we do our best to send live plants within our specified sizes but size can vary. All images are for reference only.