Java Fern

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image.jpg image.jpg I have this java fern in a 30g tank that I got a few weeks ago and I was wondering if it is doing well or not because I saw that some of the leaves are turning brown and it started sprouting roots out of some of the leaves.
 

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The roots are normal and the brown leaves aren't uncommon. Have you put it in the substrate though? You shouldn't do that; java fern need to sit on top of your gravel not in it.
 

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Also rhe roots growinging from the leaves are baby plants. They will fall off on there own or you can pull them off gently before you can attaching them
 

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the leaves are turning brown because these are the reproductive spores. In java ferns, the plantlets grow off the leaves. I also highly recommend tieing the java fern to some drift wood or rocks. You could also super glue it which is aquarium safe.
 
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