Java Fern - Microsorium Pteropus
Easy to care for - Low lighting
Java fern is one of the most popular aquarium plants in the hobby due to it’s beauty and easy care. They can grow in low light conditions and a wide range of water parameters. The needle leaf variant has thin leaves which grow no longer than half an inch wide. The leaves of this variety are the thinnest within the Java Fern family, even thinner than the Java Fern Narrow Leaf Variety. The thin leaves create a mesmerizing affect in a planted aquarium when grown in thick clusters.
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.