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Subject: Re: Java fern...emersed growth?

> Date: Tue, 22 May 2001 08:49:35 -0400
> From: Dwight <boukmn at mindspring_com>
> Subject: Re: Java fern...emersed growth?
> Ali Badu wrote:
> >>>>here in malaysia i have always seen it growing on boulders next to
> rivers.
> these are emersed growth. the rivers are usually covered by forest canopy
> and have little light. very humid, moist even. <<<<<
> Ali, about what temperature are the Javafern environments in Malaysia?
> >>>>>>Only one place have i heard where these guys grow submerged. pools
> about 20metre sq. together with java moss outside a limestone cave. high
> alkalinity<<<<<
> Yes, I understand Javafern likes hard water.  Does anyone know why this is
> the case?  Does the plant have some capacity to undergo biogenic
> calcification?
> http://www.floridadriftwood.com
I'm not completely sure, but some of my Java fern is encrusted with calcium
deposits yet it still grows just fine.