Java Fern Petite

Java Fern Petite - Aquarium Plants Factory
Java Fern Petite - Aquarium Plants Factory

Java Fern Petite

Regular price $19.99 Sale price $8.99
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Microsorum pteropus 'Petite' is commonly known as the Java Fern Petite. It was named after the Indonesian island of Java, can be found in Malaysia, Thailand, Northeast India, and parts of China. It's a plant with a lot of various geographic variants, all with different leaf sizes and shapes. 

Microsorum pteropus 'Petite' has small leaves, stay small and compact. It looks best in a group and provided many covers for young shrimp, fish to call home.

There are lots of different varieties of Microsorum species including but not limited to hardy leaf, soft leaf, narrow leaf, broad leaf, petite leaf, long leaf, wavy leaf, trident leaf, etc. Like any other Microsorum species, Java Fern Petite can be attached to driftwood, stone, rock, and other aquarium decorations.

  • Loose rhizome |  approx. 8+ leaf, loose, bare-root, small portion
  • Potted plants | approx 10+ leaf, potted plants with rockwool and net pot

BUY 2 GET 1 FREE* PROMOTION | Simply buy 2 quantities, we will send you 1 extra for free on eligible purchases. Offer valid on the same type of plant, no mix n' match, and on the same transaction only.

Disclaimer: Pictures are not the actual plants you will receive, but a sample representation. Unless specific, we don't guarantee aquatic plants will be free of pests, pesticides, grow emerged, or submerge.  

Scientific Name: Microsorum pteropus ‘Petite’
Common Names: Java Fern Petite
CO2: Not Required
Growth Rates: Slow
Difficulty Level: Easy
Nutrient Substrate: Not Required
Lighting Requirements: Medium-High
Can be grow emerged?: Yes
Can be attached to driftwood, stone, rock, aquarium decoration?: Yes


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      Customer Reviews

      Based on 3 reviews
      Christian De Beche
      Great purchase

      I was looking to put a java fern in my 2.5 gallon tank, and the petite version is perfect for my size tank.

      I ordered the loose rhizome. The whole purchase went smoothly and I couldn't be happier with the plants that I recieved. If I get more aquatic plants, I will definitely order from this site on the future.

      Nice Java Fern

      I was looking for a smaller variety of java fern and decided on the "petite" variety. Purchased 1 potted plant which arrived looking healthy and had a mix of large and small leaves.

      Smaller than pictured but healthy

      As far as being smaller than I might have expected I feel like this is incredibly common with most plants purchased at most places since covid. Both aquatic and terrestrial. Just seems to be life lately. I should probably just put a tag at the end of most reviews about it. Because I was still very happy with my purchase. Very healthy, perfect condition, shipped well. It's been about a week, not much growth yet but looking great in my tank.

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