Java Fern

Size: Bunched

The Java Fern, scientifically known as Microsorum pteropus is a classic and very popular aquarium plant.

This delicate-looking fern adds a beautiful look to aquariums. It’s widely used due to its slow growth, unique shape, and ease of reproduction and care.

It can be kept with a wide range of fish and doesn’t require strict water parameters, which is why it is so appealing to so many people. They are one of the easiest plants to grow for beginners.

Family: Polypodiaceae
Care Level: Easy
Growth Rate: Low to Moderate
Maximum Size: 13.5 inches
Minimum Tank Size: 10 Gallons
Water Conditions: 68-82oF, pH 6.0-7.5, KH 3-8
Lighting: Low to Moderate
Propagation: Adventitious Plantlet/Rhizome Division
Placement: Mid to Background

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