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Trouble with my java fern.

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I got some java ferns a few months ago, plants came as separate leaves wraped together in a lead weight. so i plucked the plantlets off the leaves and planted them in the gravel with the only the roots in the gravel. well they aren’t growing very well.. the leaves are all curved down and inwards, in a spiral shape, brownish, or have the edges curved inwards. I started dosing some sera florena but my cherry shrimp don’t seem to like it..
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I was under the impression that Java Fern took in nutrients from the bog wood it is attached to through the roots.

Try raising the Fern closer to the surface - A large tall section of bog wood with ferns just below the surface on it do very well in my tank (high light though). They do appreciate co2 blown onto their leaves.
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