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Microsorium pteropus

Java Fern

(Southeast Asia)

Aquarium UseDecorative use, attached to bogwood or rocks. Java Fern

Two varieties of Java Fern can be seen in this picture, attached to bogwood.

Growth RateSlow-Moderate
Difficulty LevelEasy
LightingLow to Moderate
Temperature20-25oC (68-77oF)
Water ChemistryNot critical
SubstrateNot applicable
PropagationBy cuttings, budding from mature leaves
CommentsA hardy and undemanding plant. It should be attached to bogwood or rocks, rather than planted in the substrate.


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