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Anubias Nana Petite (Potted Plant) Anubias barteri var. nana 'petite'

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SKU: AQN 6484
Description

Plant Specifications:

Origin:

West Africa - Cultivated Mutation 

Care:

Easy

Light Requirements:

Low to Medium

Placement:

Epiphyte, Rhizome attached to Rock or Driftwood

Size:

5 cm to 10 cm

Nutrient Requirements:

Low Nutrient and Low CO2 Supplementation Recommended

Preferred Water Chemistry:

pH 6-8

Growth:

Slow

Plant Description:

Anubias barteri var. nana 'petite' is part of the Anubias genus. They are native to slow, low lit streams, rivers and marshes of Africa. Due to its unique semi aquatic lifestyle, this plant can be grown successfully submerged in the aquarium or emerged in a high humidity terrarium, paludarium or vivarium. 

Anubias barteri var. nana 'petite' is a larger plant that is adored because of its tiny bright green leaves attached to a thick green rhizome. It is important when planting that this rhizome remains unburied.

Anubias barteri var. nana 'petite' works well when attached to hardscape such as driftwood or stones to ensure the rhizome is free of debris that may cause it to rot.

In the aquarium, Anubias barteri var. nana 'petite', is a relatively easy to care for plant that requires low to medium light and minimal fertilization or CO2 supplementation. Barteri var. nana 'petite is highly sought after for its small and compact size ; it is ideal for nano and small aquariums, shrimp tanks, terrariums and paludariums.

Although this plant may be a slow grower in the aquarium, with enough time and care it will begin to flourish and even sprout small white flowers.