Anubias barteri var. 'broadleaf'
Anubias barteri var. 'broad leaf' is one of the best aquarium plants ever! It is very strong and undemanding. It can handle very low light, low nutrition and low CO2 making it the perfect plant for a beginner. Anubias barteri var. 'broadleaf' is a slow growing plant but gets rather large after time. In the hands of an experienced hobbyist it grows faster and lusher and becomes very decorative. Anubias barteri also works very well 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 barteri
Family Name: Araceae
Native To: West Africa
Lighting: Low - Medium
Requirements: Easy, beginner plant
Growth Form: Spreading rhizome
Growth Rate: Slow
True Aquatic: Yes
Placement in Tank: Midground
Available As: Bare root and potted