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Anyone Propagate Java Ferns?

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I accidentally knocked an adult leaf off of a java fern in February. I put it in a small cup half full of water with a lid on and kept it on a shelf. After a month I opened it up and found 3 smaller java ferns growing from the midvein of the leaf. I removed them, then put the leaf into my breeder net that I have guppy fry in. It's currently growing a few more, and the leaf isn't decaying.

Does anyone else propagate java ferns like this? Is there a better way? Any techniques or ways to grow them out faster?

Thanks. :)
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I don't take the plantlet-containing leaf off of the mother plant at all. I wait for the plantlet to grow roots, then I remove it from the mother plant.
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