Microsorum pteropus "Taiwan"

Aquarium suitability: yes
Difficulty: very easy
Growth: slow
See also: Microsorum pteropus "Needle Leaf" , Microsorum pteropus 'Narrow'
Range and localities: 

Tropical or subtropical Asia; exact origin unknown, probably not Taiwan

Height: 20 - 45 cm
Width: 20 - 45 cm

Availability [?]: 
  • occasionally available commercially
  • frequently available from other aquarists

  • Microsorum pteropus ''Taiwan Narrow''

Misapplied names: 
  • Microsorum pteropus 'Narrow'
  • Microsorum pteropus ''Needle Leaf''
  • Microsorum pteropus 'Philippine'

Habit, plant type:

  • rhizome or creeping stem
  • epiphyte or epilith
  • fern
Light low to high 
Temperature tolerance 4 to 30 °C
Optimum temperature 20 to 28 °C
Carbonate hardness 0 to 14 °dKH
pH value 5 to 7.5 
Carbon dioxide (CO2) 10 to 40 mg/l
Nitrate (NO3-) 10 to 50 mg/l
Phosphate (PO43-) 0.1 to 3 mg/l
Potassium (K+) 5 to 30 mg/l
Iron (Fe) 0.01 to 0.5 mg/l

Growth: slow

Propagation: Proliferating leaves, Rhizomteilung, Splitting, cutting off daughter plants

Can grow emersed?: yes

Suited for outdoor cultivation / ponds: no

Winter hardiness: not hardy in Germany

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