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I’m doing some tank maintenance and had a question about Java ferns. Am I able to trim their roots and they still survive? They’ve gotten VERY long and are starting to get in the way of things. It isn’t too bad in the front but the back is SUPER long. Thanks for the info! 


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Yes you can totally trim roots on any plant.  Leave a good 1/2"-3/4" of roots remaining though.  For epiphytes like ferns and anubias, if you see a section of rhizome that is having issues, cut that part off to protect the rest (this also applies to roots!).

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