Anubias Nangi Bare Root LIVE AQUARIUM PLANT
Anubias Nangi: (Anubias barteri "Nana" Anubias gilletii) is an Anubias hybrid that was developed decades ago but is not extremely well-known in the aquarium hobby. It has relatively long & pointed leavese, which set it apart from many more common Anubias plants. Like virtually all Anubias plants, it is extremely hardy, undemanding, and can thrive in a variety of water parameters.
Care for Anubias Nangi is identical to other Anubias plants. It is best placed in the midground & will look its best under low to moderate lighting. Excessive lighting can result in unattractive and pesky algae growth on its leaves. However, this algae growth can easily be kept under control in an aquarium with a healthy population of shrimp (especially Amano or Short Nose Shrimp), snails, and algae-eating fish that will constantly graze on the algae without harming the Anubias plant itself. Most herbivorous animals will not harm Anubias Nangi whatsoever, although some bio-fim/"wood-eating" Panaque genus plecos may "chew" holes in its leaves. Like many Anubias species, this plant is slow & steady in growth and does not seem to respond significantly to CO2 supplementation. It thrives best when attached to driftwood or rockwork. It can be planted in the substrate but its rhizome (roots) must not be buried in the substrate or it will rot & recede. It can also be planted immersed in terrariums, paludariums, and viquariums.
What We Like About This Plant: 🌠🌠
🌟 Unique Anubias hybrid that is not as known as its relatives
🌟 Thrives when tied/attached to aquarium driftwood and rockwork
🌟 Excellent for the low-light aquarium midground
🌟 Requires low to moderate lighting and little to no supplementation in nutrient-rich water
Care Guidelines: 🌠🌠
🌟 Temperature: 68 - 86° F (22 - 27° C)
🌟 Care: Easy
🌟 Lighting: Low to moderate
🌟 Aquarium Placement: Midground
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