Microsorum pteropus

Scientific name: Microsorum pteropus

Common name: Java fern

Light requirements: Low

Difficulty: Easy

Aquarium niche: Background to middle

Care: Microsorum pteropus (Java fern) is a very undemanding plants that shouldn't be planted in the substrate but rather tied to rots and rocks. Microsorum pteropus (Java fern) is highly recommended to aquarium with fish that destroys plants like larger cichlids since Microsorum pteropus (Java fern) usually are left alone. Multiply by adventitious shoots and rhizome splitting.

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