Tropica Microsorum pteropus Trident (Low Tech)
Microsorum pteropus or Java fern is from Asia. Tropica Microsorum pteropus Trident is a narrow-leaved, smaller form of Microsorum, which like other Microsorum is an easy and safe plant. ’Trident’ is both suitable for beginners, as well as the experienced scaper, and fits both smaller and larger aquariums.
The name ’Trident’ tells that the plant leafs are tripartite, while the leaves can vary from whole to multipartite. Suitable for planting on stones or tree roots. When planted on the bottom layer, avoid covering the horizontal stalk. New, small plants are often created on the leaf tips, and can carefully be pulled off and planted.
|Country or continent where a plant is the most common. Cultivars arise or are bred in cultivation.
|Growth rate of the plant compared to other aquatic plants.
|15 – 20+
|Average height (cm) of the plant after two months in the tank.
|The average or medium light demand of an aquarium plant is 0,5 W/L.
|A medium need in CO2 is 6-14 mg/L. A high demand in CO2 is approx. 15-25 mg/L.
If you are looking for a good plant fertilizer, you can look at the 2hr Aquarist range. APT Zero for new aquariums and APT Complete for older setups. Alternatively – you can use Easylife Profito or Scape Complete if you are on a budget.
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*This is a Potted Plant and NOT a Tissue Culture Plant. This plant was grown in a greenhouse and is NOT guaranteed to be snail, algae or pesticide-free. Potted plants are cheaper than Tissue Culture Plants as they are not grown in a sterile laboratory. They generally appear to be bigger than Tissue Culture plants. We recommend Tissue Culture Plant for 100% client satisfaction.
McMerwe’s Comment: A premium Tropica Plant. This is a mutation of the original java fern. The Tropica Microsorum pteropus Trident is perfect to to fill a large spot in the midground or background. [Rating 5/5]