Narrow Leaf Java Fern Microsorum pteropus Live Aquatic Plant For Sale website
Sold out
Roll over or click image to zoom in

Narrow Leaf Java Fern

2 sold in last 8 hours
Out of stock
$11.95
Narrow Leaf Java Fern   Portion Size You will receive one juvenile plant around 8-10cm in height, with 3-5 leaves in height. Description Narrow or Needle Leaf Java...
customers are viewing this product

Narrow Leaf Java Fern

 


Portion Size

You will receive one juvenile plant around 8-10cm in height, with 3-5 leaves in height.

Description

Narrow or Needle Leaf Java Fern (Microsorum pteropus “Narrow”) is a very attractive, popular, and low-maintenance plant for the freshwater aquarium. Its long, bright green leaves provide an attractive aquascape as well as important refuge and grazing area for shrimp and fish as well as fry.

The plant can be attached directly onto driftwood, rocks or other aquarium decoration using line or glue. Please keep the rhizomes (where the leaves are attached to) above the substrate or the plant may start to rot. Propagation of java fern is easy and straightforward; simply cut or pull apart rhizomes to be replanted. 

Quick Stats

  • Scientific Name: Microsorum pteropus “Narrow”
  • Care Level: Easy
  • Growth Rate: Slow
  • Tank Placement: Mid ground or Background
  • Lighting Requirement: Will thrive in low - medium light
  • Ideal Temperature: 15-25°C
  • pH: 6-7.5
  • CO2: No
  • Nutrient Substrate: Recommended for better growth.
  • Max Height: 15-30cm
Narrow Leaf Java Fern (Microsorum pteropus 'Narrow') is a striking aquatic plant characterized by its long, slender leaves and ease of care. Let's explore its characteristics and care guidelines:

Characteristics:

  • Narrow Leaf Java Fern features elongated, narrow leaves that add a unique vertical element to the aquascape.
  • The leaves have a beautiful dark green coloration and exhibit a delicate, lacy appearance.
  • This plant is ideal for attaching to driftwood or rocks, creating visually captivating focal points.

Basic Guide for Growing Narrow Leaf Java Fern:

  • Lighting: Provide moderate to low lighting to prevent excessive algae growth on the leaves.
  • Water Parameters: Narrow Leaf Java Fern thrives in a temperature range of 68-82°F (20-28°C) and prefers slightly acidic to neutral water.
  • Attachment: Use fishing line or plant-safe glue to attach the rhizome of the fern to driftwood or rocks.
  • Maintenance: Trim dead or decaying leaves to maintain the plant's overall health and aesthetics.

Do's:

  • Create a suitable environment by providing adequate water flow and stable water parameters.
  • Regularly inspect the plant for signs of algae or pests and take appropriate action.

Don'ts:

  • Avoid burying the rhizome in the substrate, as it may lead to rotting and damage the plant.
  • Do not expose the fern to sudden changes in lighting or temperature, as it may cause stress.

Customer Reviews

Based on 4 reviews
50%
(2)
50%
(2)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
j
james

Thanks

B
Brenden

Products arrived in good condition

J
Jonathan Goble

Narrow Leaf Java Fern

F
Fiona Gaffee
Excellent

very healthy looking plant, excellent growing info on the site and fast delivery.

Customer Reviews

Based on 4 reviews
50%
(2)
50%
(2)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
j
james

Thanks

B
Brenden

Products arrived in good condition

J
Jonathan Goble

Narrow Leaf Java Fern

F
Fiona Gaffee
Excellent

very healthy looking plant, excellent growing info on the site and fast delivery.

Customer Reviews

No reviews yet Write a review

Shipping Note

We ship from Mondays to Wednesdays (all orders from Monday to noon of Wednesday will be ship out in the same week and any orders made after noon of Wednesday will be processed next Monday).

For any livestock you have in your order, we will ship them via Australia Post express service. This will usually take 24 - 48 hours to reach you after leaving our workshop.

Any other dry goods, bonsai, plants, and accessories will be sent via standard post. Usually, you will receive the items within 3-7 business day after order is fulfilled.

We alway try to process your order as soon as we can, if you have any questions please contact us on support@aquafy.com.au.

Narrow Leaf Java Fern
You have successfully subscribed!