Microsorum Pteropus - Trident Java Fern
You will receive one juvenile plant around 8-10cm in height, with 2-4 leaves.
Trident Java Fern (Microsorum pteropus var. “Trident”) is a fascinating variant of the classic Java Fern. This variant is distinctive for its narrow leaves that form trident-like formations instead of the straighter, broader leaves of the standard Java Fern.
Care for this variant is identical to the classic Java Fern, so it should be attached to aquarium décor. It requires only low to moderate lighting and can thrive in a variety of water parameters, including lightly brackish conditions. With quality care, the Trident Java Fern will grow at a moderate rate.
In addition to its attractive appearance, Trident Java Fern provides a valuable refuge for aquarium animals, especially dwarf shrimp, nano fish, and fry. Trident Java Fern can easily flourish and grow to become a major centerpiece of the planted aquarium!
Like most plants, Trident Java Fern will benefit from supplementation such as Seachem Flourish, Flourish Excel, Nitrogen and other plant supplements. However, supplementation is not required for this plant to grow and stay healthy.
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: 20-28°C
Nutrient Substrate: Recommended for better growth.
Max Height: 15-30cm
Microsorum Pteropus - Trident Java Fern is a unique and visually appealing variation of the popular Java Fern. It features finely divided, trident-shaped leaves that create a striking and intricate appearance. This plant adds a touch of elegance and sophistication to any aquascape.
To cultivate Microsorum Pteropus - Trident Java Fern successfully, provide it with low to moderate lighting conditions. This plant is an epiphyte and can be attached to hardscape such as rocks or driftwood. Ensure that the rhizome is not buried to prevent rotting. It can adapt to a wide range of water parameters and does not require CO2 supplementation. Regular pruning is not necessary, but removing any damaged or decaying leaves can help maintain its overall appearance.
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