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I was out for the weekend and came back to my Java Fern in distress.... I regularly dose with easy green and iron twice a week, lights on for 8 hours a day on a timer. The only recent change I made was add a few ottos and few more plants but that was over 1.5 weeks ago. There is still brown diatoms presents, but I did see green hair algae appear. I plan to reduce the easy iron to once a week to reduce the green algae.  No CO2. Can I save my java fern? This Java Fern is 7 weeks old... I had been doing great up until i got home today. Also, there is a little clipping from the main plant that is doing well.... I am very puzzled. 



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On 2/22/2022 at 11:31 AM, Patrick_G said:

How old is the Java fern? It’s usually grown in air and takes time to adjust to underwater growth. At this stage I trim off the dying leaves and wait for new growth. It takes time but the new leaves will look nicer and be hardy in your tank. 

On 2/22/2022 at 11:34 AM, Beardedbillygoat1975 said:

It's saveable. Just remove the dead leaves. Give the new ones a better chance. 

The Java Fern is 7 weeks old... Is it normal for the leaves to die back this late ? 

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