Anubias afzelii was previously sold incorrectly as Anubias congensis. Anubias afzelii is a great aquarium plant because it is so strong and easy to grow in the aquarium. Anubias afzelii has wide upright green leaves make it graceful and a good addition to any aquarium. Anubias afzelii and most of the other Anubias varieties are great choices for aquarium plants to use in planted cichlid tanks.
The rhizome must be kept above the substrate surface or it can rot. Only the white roots should be buried.
Common Name: Anubias congensis
Family Name: Araceae
Native To: West Africa
Lighting: Low - Medium
Requirements: Easy, beginner plant
Growth Form: Rhizome
Growth Rate: Slow
True Aquatic: Yes
Placement in Tank: Mid to Background, depending on tank size
Available As: Bare root and potted