Microsorum pteropus Prothallium

Wave Moss

Microsorum pteropus Prothallium

Wave Moss

  • Also known as "Loxogramme sp. Wave moss"
  • Exceptional aquarium plant
  • Dark green, resembling a liverwort
  • Well suitable for nano tanks
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This curiosity became known in the last years as "Loxogramme sp., Wave moss". It resembles a liverwort and has turned out as a gametophyte (prothallium) of the Java Fern, Microsorum pteropus. It is also similar to the "Suesswassertang" or "Round Pellia" (prothallium of Lomariopsis) but has considerably smaller, softer, darker green thallus branches. With time, it forms dark green cushions. The underside and margins of the thallus branches are covered with dark brown, hair-like rhizoids.

The Microsorum pteropus prothallium grows very slowly; it is not really demanding and still grows with low lighting, however it develops best with good CO2 and nutrient supply. It is best tied to rock, wood or moss pads where its thalli will attach themselves more or less to the substrate.

The "Wave moss" is especially interesting for lovers of rare aquarium plants. It can be used like a moss as an epiphyte for the hardscape and is better suited to nano tanks than the bigger Lomariopsis prothallium.



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When it comes to special aquatic plants, water plants from Aquasabi are just the thing for you. We offer rarities from our own cultivating tanks or import them specifically. These plants are otherwise hard to come by, and most of them cannot be purchased from other shops. We have high quality standards, which make Aquasabi plants a good choice for aquascapers, planted tank enthusiasts and aquatic plant collectors who want to enrich their tanks with rare aquatic plants. Special mosses, particular stem plants, hard-to-come-by ferns or very rare forms of the genus Bucephalandra are only a few of the plants we are proud to offer.

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Weight 0,20 kg
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