Java Fern Broad Leaf

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Microsorum Pteropus Broad Leaf

Common Name: Java Fern Broad Leaf

Microsorum Pteropus

Family Name: Polypodiaceae

Origin: Indonesia

Height: 5-15”

pH: 6-7.5

Care: Easy

Light: Low

Co2: Not Required

Propagation: Separate by Rhizome

Growth rate: Slow to Moderate

Hardy with an undemanding nature, Microsorum Pteropus Broadleaf aka Java Fern Broadleaf is quite a popular choice in the hobby due to its beauty and easy care. They can grow in low light conditions and a wide range of water parameters. This particular species grows rather large, so they are suitable for bigger planted aquariums.

The plant can be attached directly onto driftwood, rocks or any aquarium decoration using thread or glue. Make sure to keep the rhizomes above your substrate or the plant can begin to rot. Propagation is easy and straightforward; simply cut or pull apart rhizomes to be replanted. 

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