Java Fern Red

Java Fern Red - Aquarium Plants Factory
Java Fern Red - Aquarium Plants Factory
Java Fern Red - Aquarium Plants Factory
Java Fern Red - Aquarium Plants Factory
Java Fern Red - Aquarium Plants Factory

Java Fern Red

Regular price $19.99 Sale price $8.99
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Microsorum pteropus 'Red' is also known as the Java Fern Red. 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.

Java Fern Red feature a beautiful light green, mix with dark green and young leaf may have light pink, red in colors.

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 Red can be attached to driftwood, stone, rock, and other aquarium decorations. 

  • Loose rhizome | approx. 3+ leaf, loose, bare-root, small portion
  • Potted plants | approx 6+ leaf, potted plants with rockwool and net pot

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 ‘Red’
Common Names: Red Java Fern
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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Handling time for Live Plants orders:
Live plants are shipped from Monday - Saturday if you choose United States Postal Services (USPS): Most plant-only orders can ship out within 1-3 business days excluded out-of-stock, pre-order, or backorder products.
UPS 2-Days and UPS Overnight only ship from Monday-Wednesday to ensure they arrived in the same week. Please be mindful we also have 1-2 business days handling time, so please placed your order on or before Tuesday, the cut off time is 6:00 AM Pacific Time (PT)
Handling time for Live Animals orders:
Live Animals are shipped from  Monday - Wednesday: Live Animals orders take longer to ship. We only ship Live Animals orders when they can be delivered within the week so they don't spend an extra day in transit on the weekend.
Handling time for Live Animals ranges from 1-5 business days depending on the weather and health of the livestock. We will email tracking information when the order is shipped.
Free ShippingWe offer Free Shipping on eligible orders.
  • Free Shipping will take 2-5 days to reach you
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    • We cannot be held responsible for any delay caused by U.S. Postal Service but if your packages were lost by the courier service, we will issue a replacement by 50/50, which means we pay 50% and the customers pay 50% plus shipping for the replacement orders.
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      24 Hours Live Arrival Guarantee* - In a rare case of live stocks dead on arrival, we must be notified within 24 hours by the same day of delivery. Please take clear photos of the damaged product and send it to us within 24 hours.  Live Arrival Guarantee will be void after 24 hours of delivery. All replacements are considered final and we will not replace the replacement.

      1. Picture requirements: Take at least 2 clear photos of damaged product in their original, unopened & sealed transparent packing and send photos and orders information to our email within 24 hours: 
      2. Please do not take picture of damaged plants, or animals in your aquarium. Once they have been introduced to your aquarium's ecosystem. It is no longer covered by our guarantee.

      Please be aware that our Live Arrival Guarantee is subject to certain conditions. Specifically, the guarantee will not be applicable in cases where the package is marked as 'invalid address', 'undeliverable' or is 'returned to sender.' This includes situations such as a vacant delivery address, a missing apartment number, or any other issues that prevent the postal service from delivering your package.

      It is crucial to provide accurate and complete shipping information to ensure the successful delivery of your order and the applicability of the Live Arrival Guarantee.

      Please keep in mind that Live Arrival Guarantee only guarantees that live stocks will be alive upon arrival. We cannot guarantee that you will continue to have success with them. Many factors, including the aquarium environment, water quality, nutrient, temperature, lighting, filter, and CO2 system, can contribute to the failure to grow live plants and live animals.



      Even though our plants are very clean, but we can't guarantee they will be 100% pest-free because we cannot be responsible for your aquarium. Please use it at your own risk. We recommended all customers rinse the plants with clean water and quarantine them before use.

      However, plants in tissue culture will be 100% free from pests, algae and never have been contacting with any aquarium.

      1. Due to the nature of the product. We don't guarantee our plants will be pests free. ( snails, algae, hitchhikers )
      2. We don't guarantee our plants will be free of pesticides. We use homemade, organic pesticides in our greenhouse to control pests. We do not use pesticides that contain copper. Copper is toxic to invertebrates such as aquatic snails, crabs, shrimps, etc
      3. We don't guarantee your aquarium success or are responsible for your aquarium inhabitant including but not limited to fish, shrimp, snail, turtle, etc. So please quarantine all plants when use!
      4. Unless specific, we don't guarantee aquatic plants will be grow emerged or submerge.
      We kindly request that you familiarize yourself with your state's regulations concerning restricted plants, as we are committed to not sending any plants that may be restricted in your jurisdiction. Additionally, we urge you not to release any plants into the wild or waterways, as it can cause significant harm to the local ecosystem by potentially introducing invasive species and disrupting the natural ecological balance. Your understanding and cooperation in protecting the environment are highly appreciated. For your convenience, you can access the continuously updated USDA State Noxious Weed list through this link: Thank you for your responsible commitment to environmental preservation.

      Customer Reviews

      Based on 3 reviews
      Sam's Terrariums
      Good plants, bad choice of shipping

      I ordered ~130 dollars worth of plants, and being the poor person I am, chose to go with the standard shipping and not have to pay the extra 60 dollars.
      Needless to say, the plants arrived in not the best condition. The one Monte Carlo I got was almost entirely brown, with only a few green leaves (I was able to save one small part of the plant in a room temp. glass container though, so hopefully that one makes it), and the salvinia was almost entirely yellow (although at least 95% of them made it through just fine). The dwarf aquarium lily showed up with some pink sprouts coming of the top, but those melted away about a week after putting them in the tank. A few weeks later, though, it's sending out more, so I'm guessing that means it is still alive.
      The plants in the worst condition of all, however, were the Ludwigia. I ordered both "Super Red" and "White", but both showed up slimy and wilted. After I put them in the tanks, a couple reds survived just fine and I gave them their first trim and replant yesterday. None of the whites were able to survive, but that's probably my fault for getting the cheap shipping. I put some Lud. whites in each of my three tanks (pretty different conditions, for variety) and all of them just melted.
      On a brighter note, all the other plants were just fine. I ordered 3 buces and 3 anubias nana petite, and all of those are doing gorgeously. The pink amazon sword came just fine, and after splitting it up into individual swords, each has been growing well and one of them even sent out pups. The dwarf water lettuce is being a floating plant and reproducing like mad, and the dwarf sagg. also took off. My dwarf hairgrass and crypt. petchii pink both melted a decent amount, but are doing fine and the crypts are even growing.
      My favorite plant I got has to be the red java fern (hence the review being on this plant), and it is looking beautiful. I split it into two plants and they both look great for a no co2 setup where the wood floated up twice (got it all glued down for good now). I think I found a total melt of one leaf from both plants, so excellent quality ferns.
      In conclusion, I found that you should buy the 2-day shipping, and I need more java ferns. Overall good quality plants, but that doesn't matter if they don't see the light of day for a week and a half. The rest of the tanks look good, and I'm gonna stock them this weekend. Thanks for reading!


      Small and several rhizome, so not too bad.

      Elaine Terwilliger
      Great plants

      Ordered 2 got 3 & they look great.. just like picture.. I will order again & highly recommend them.

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