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Stlouisfish
02-18-2011, 01:45 AM
I have 1 java fern in my tank - it is growing very nicely, however, I have been noticing a fuzzy growth on the tip of 1 leaf & the underside of another and there are small leaves growing from this fuzz - what might it be?

Brhino
02-18-2011, 02:20 AM
Does it look like this?
http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c376/starmike82/DSC_0028.jpg

That's how java ferns reproduce. An old leave dies off as babies sprout from it.

Stlouisfish
02-18-2011, 03:40 AM
Wow - thank you! Very nice of you to provide a photo- I was hoping it wasn't a fungus or something : )

Brhino
02-18-2011, 03:43 AM
you're welcome! Here's what the same plant looked like 3 months later:
http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c376/starmike82/DSC_0492-1.jpg