Anubias on Lava Rock Live Tropical Plant Single

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Anubias on Rock Live Tropical Plant

Growth Rate: Slow
Maximum Height: 30cm

Leaf Colour: Dark Green
Place of Origin: West Africa

Anubias (various varieties supplied at random) attached to Lava Rock - a colourful decorative piece for your aquarium fish tank. Anubias is typically found in shady marshes, streams and riverbanks. Lava rock is small/medium size - typically 10-15cm on average, supplied at random.

Anubias is a hardy broad-leafed plant ideal for a tropical aquarium. The roots form on a creeping rhizome. In aquariums, these plants grow best when the rhizome is attached to rocks, driftwood, or other decorative substrate. A coat of algae may form on the leaves, which is ideal for algae grazing species such as shrimp or plecos.

Because of its thick leather-like leaves, the slow-growing Anubias is ideal for fish tanks with cichlids or other fishes that would not otherwise be candidates for a planted aquarium. The hardy dark green leaves provide a nice contrast to other plants in the aquarium.

Use potted or attach to driftwood or rocks or similar. Burying the roots in substrate is not recommended.

Water conditions

pH: 6.0 – 8.0 soft to moderately hard
Temperature: 22 – 26 °C

Ease of care
Easy. Fertilise regularly. CO2 isn't required however you can use a plant booster for a faster growth rate. Leaves may aquire a layer of algae if kept in a heavily fertilised environment.

Low to medium lighting is sufficient.

Please be aware that the image is for illustration purposes only. We are unable to guarantee the size, colour, or age of the plants you are purchasing. If you have any questions regarding live plants please contact us. We do not treat this product for snails, use a dip bath prior to introducing if desired.

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