Aquarium Garden

Through building and maintaining beautiful nature aquaria people re-learn the intricate connections between forms of life, plants, fish, microorganism and humans. Riches and beauty come from harmony, from balance. Aquaria are great teachers of this truth. Takashi Amano


Microsorum pteropus ''Narrow''

Java Fern, Microsorum pteropus is a highly variable species, and new varieties are easily bred. M. pteropus ''Narrow'' has narrower leaves, which grow at a less acute angle from the stem than the normal M. pteropus. The plant attaches readily to roots and stones. A decorative plant, which is also suitable for smaller aquariums.
Height 10-20cm Width 10-20cm Light; very low-high Temp; 18-30'C
Growth; Slow Demands; Very Easy

NOTE; The black spots under the leaves are sporangia (reproductive organs), not signs of disease as many believe. You can see on this photo newly developed shots.

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Photo by Dusko Bojic.