Microsorum pteropus 'Trident'


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Plant grown on wood with suction cup.

This hardy variant of Microsorum appreciates growing on a piece of wood, attaching itself with no need for additional strings. It thrives in almost all conditions.

Place it on the rear or the side glass of the tank to create perspective and depth. It also offers excellent hide-away for shy fishes. Microsorum pteropus ’Trident’ has smaller, more narrow leaves than the traditional Microsorum and the leaves are all varieties of whole or multipartite.


Plant info

Type: Rhizomatous
Country or continent where a plant is the most common. Cultivars arise or are bred in cultivation.
Growth rate:Slow
Growth rate of the plant compared to other aquatic plants.
Height:15 - 20+
Average height (cm) of the plant after two months in the tank.
Light demand:Low
The average or medium light demand of an aquarium plant is 0,5 W/L.
CO2 :Low
A medium need in CO2 is 6-14 mg/L. A high demand in CO2 is approx. 15-25 mg/L.