Microsorum pteropus (Java fern)
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Common name: Java Fern
Position in Aquarium: Attach to wood/rock
Grows up to (cm):
Growth rate: Slow
Just wanted to give you a heads up that the image of the plant you'll be receiving is just an example of what you can expect. Each plant is unique and may vary in size and shape, so it won't be an exact match to the photo. If we provide a size guide, keep in mind that it's just an estimate and that plants can vary in size depending on the time of year.
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If you choose Express Delivery, we will replace any plants that are damaged due to delays. Express Delivery is a fast, trackable, and reliable option with a one hour delivery window. It also ensures that the plants will arrive in the same condition as when they left our facility. If you choose a different postage option, such as Tracked 24 or Tracked 48, you will not be covered for any damages due to delays and will assume the risk yourself if the plants do not arrive in good condition. Express Delivery includes an insurance policy, which may cost more but provides added peace of mind.
If you order before 4pm we dispatch the same working day (Mon-Fri). Shipping prices start at £4.99 depending on the speed of delivery required.
Microsorum pteropus, commonly known as Java fern, is a popular aquarium plant among aquarium enthusiasts, particularly for beginners. Originating from Southeast Asia, Java fern is a slow-growing plant that can thrive in a wide range of water conditions and light intensities. It is a hardy plant that can tolerate a range of temperatures and pH levels, making it an ideal choice for low-maintenance aquariums.
One of the most distinctive features of Java fern is its long, narrow, and leathery leaves that grow from a rhizome. The plant does not have true roots, but instead, it anchors itself to rocks, driftwood, or other aquarium decorations with its rhizome. This makes Java fern an excellent choice for aquascaping, as it can add a natural look to an aquarium while also providing a hiding place for fish and invertebrates.
Java fern is also known for its ability to absorb nutrients and pollutants from the water, improving the overall water quality of the aquarium. This plant can be propagated by dividing its rhizome and replanting it, making it a cost-effective option for aquarists.
In conclusion, Java fern is an excellent aquarium plant for beginners due to its hardiness and low-maintenance requirements. Its unique appearance and ability to improve water quality make it a popular choice among aquarists, while its ease of propagation makes it a cost-effective option.
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1. Delivery Information
How much does shipping cost?
Shipping starts from £4.99 up to 5kgs on a tracked 48 service. If you want it faster (recommended for plants) then choose Tracked 24 £6.99) or DPD Express Delivery (£8.99).
How long does shipping take?
Not long in general. DPD is the fastest service available and if you order before pm we'll dispatch the same working day. DPD aim to get the parcel to you in 1-2 working days (excluding bank holidays).
Is there tracking available?
Sure but only once your chosen delivery service has scanned your parcel. Tracking will then be sent to either your mobile phone or email address.
2. Stock availability
We always show exactly how many of each item we have available. Just above the Add to Cart button is where that specific number is displayed.
3. Customer service
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Such high quality plants, look amazing
Great plants very good condition.
Lovely plants full and tall and looking really healthy
quite niceplants, only been in the tank a few days but look good
Came in good shape, will see how it does in the tank
Healthy, full of a lovely green coloration
Excellent as always
Excellent price and quality
Java plant arrived quickly and well packaged,the plants look healthy but did wash them with bicarb soda just incase of hidden hitchhiker's (none found)
Yes I will be buying again from this company and really recommend
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