Java fern (Microsorum pteropus) is one of the most popular plants in the aquarium trade due to its hardness and adaptability, it’s a suitable cultivar for a wide variety of tanks. Java fern care is simple and this plant is relatively easy to grow, making it a fantastic choice for beginners and seasoned aquarists alike. It absorbs carbon dioxide, which fish produce when they respirate. The plant uses the carbon dioxide to thrive, replacing it with healthy oxygen for tank inhabitants.


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 Scientific Name 
 Common Name Height  Ease of growing
 Microsorum pteropus  Java fern, windelov 35cm Easy
Water Temperature
 Water pH Colour Difficulty 
 20-28oC 6.0-7.5  Dark green Easy
 Light Requirement Growth Rate   Placement Substrate
 Low to moderate Slow  Mid- to background No