Java Fern Issues

Michael2019

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Feb 15, 2019
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I added my Narrow Leaf Java Fern the 21st of February to a new tank and it's now dying.

Does anybody have any idea why it is? The worst one I tried to move closer to the light, didn't help. So now I moved it to a different tank but all the while the other java ferns aren't doing all that good.

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Jmahn

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Dec 31, 2017
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imo looks like its melting back had this happen to a few ferns Ive had. It was usually when I moved them tank etc ive heard it can be caused by a lack of nutrients or just the plant adapting to new water chemisrty my two cents would to be dose some ferts and check for new growth around rhizome
 

Michael2019

Feeder Fish
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Feb 15, 2019
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Michael
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Male
imo looks like its melting back had this happen to a few ferns Ive had. It was usually when I moved them tank etc ive heard it can be caused by a lack of nutrients or just the plant adapting to new water chemisrty my two cents would to be dose some ferts and check for new growth around rhizome
Thanks! How long did it takes yours to recover?
 

Jmahn

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was a matter of two weeks I pulled the "mushy leaves" off as I read somewhere it just uses energy the plant would otherwise direct to new growth think out of 4 its happened too I lost 1 just wouldn't sprout new growth hope this helps
 
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kno4te

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Put it in the shade and no direct light.
 
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