Origin : Polypodiaceae It grows along the banks of freshwater rivers and streams in Thailand, Malaysia, India and China.
Care level: Easy It can tolerate low to moderate light. It prefers addition off Co2 and water temperature 15-28 °C.
Height: 5-11 Inches Java fern is an epiphyte, meaning its roots attach it to something, like a piece of driftwood or tree roots, instead of rooting itself in sand or soil.
Growth: Slow Propagation is done by snipping off a section of rhizome with a few leaves attached.
Microsorum Pteropus ‘Java fern’
A rhizomatous plant, meaning its leaves and roots grow from a thick horizontal stem. This way of growing is often seen in plants that have adapted to grow outside of the soil, as is also the case with Java fern.