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Java Fern

Java fern is a great low light plant that is extremely hardy. It does not require much to thrive making it the perfect addition to any planted shrimp tank.  

You will receive one portion of Java Fern. Usually, this will include one plant with at least 4 leaves. Portion size may vary. 

Main Benefits:

  • Low light plant for easy maintenance
  • Helps convert toxins in the water and heavy metals into safe organics 
  • Promotes oxygen rich water
  • Provides hiding places for shrimp and baby shrimp

More Information: 

Java fern is another hardy plant. It is an aquatic fern that grow very well under low light. It can be easily attached to driftwood or rocks. The large green leaves look best attached to driftwood and growing up or down a branch. Often times, we will find java fern growing out of our sponge filters due to tiny plantlets breaking away from the mother. It propagates by either cutting the rhizome, horizontal shoots or by plantlets growing from the underside of leaves.

Java fern is extremely hardy and can survive in even hard water. We grow it with little attention under low light and no fertilizer dosing. It is a great plant for beginners. With all out plants, we mainly just allow them to float in the water or settle where they like. They do not need special soil or anything excessive. Java fern will accept most water parameters and thrive in stable conditions.

Customer Reviews

Based on 68 reviews
Amber Adams
Small and brown

Java fern was very small and had a lot of brown on it. It was disappointing

Java Fern

The plant arrived healthy & vibrant. And then I put it in the turtle tank. It’s still hanging on for dear life, though the turtle delights in tearing pieces off periodically. Lol!

Mindy M
Well packed and arrived healthy

Flip Aquatics is the only place I buy plants. They arrive hand packed and in great condition. I’d recommend to any beginning or expert aquarium goer.

D Daniel

Java Fern came packed well and looked healthy. Went right into my son’s tank. It was at least 6 inches. Another place for his fish to hide.

Suzanne Long
Healthy Java Fern arrived in perfect condition

I received the Java Fern I ordered in perfect health with no thin spots or folding of the leaves at all. When planting it I discovered a baby too. :) How awesome is that! Having been disapointed with aquarium plants purchased online and elsewhere, I will definitely be ordering any and all of my aquarium needs from this business from now on. Flip Aquatics can be trusted to constantly provide best shipping, expert packaging, excellent communication and high quality live or dry products.