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