Common questions

Can Anubias be partially submerged?

Can Anubias be partially submerged?

Anubias Nana Overview A lot of common aquarium plants come from Asia, but this species is native to Africa (Cameroon and Nigeria). Its hardy nature means it can be kept in a variety of conditions. It can grow both partially or fully submerged, making it popular for a range of aquariums and paludariums.

Can Anubias grow in cold water?

Anubias plants are a fantastic choice for cold water aquariums. Anubias is a survivor. They can tolerate and even thrive in a wide variety of tank conditions. Temperatures can be as low as 72° and as high as 82° and the Anubias will carry on.

How do you propagate anubias Hastifolia?

When planting Anubias Hastifolia, do not bury the rhizome in your substrate. Only bury the roots, attached to driftwood, or rocks. You can propagate this plant by cutting the rhizome in half and moving the cutting to another area. This will allow both cuttings to keep growing.

How tall is Anubias Golden?

Growing to around 4 or 5 inches tall, it features small leaves and compact growth. Anubias Golden will slowly grow horizontally via it’s rhizome and will continue to send up leaves vertically as it grows along. It thrives under low to medium lighting.

How many hours of light do anubias need?

8 hours a day of lighting is plenty for this light. Too much light can/will cause algae especially in a no co2/low tech environment.

Will anubias grow in gravel?

Planting Methods: Anubias plants can grow in aquarium gravel, aquarium substrate, attached to rocks, driftwood, or decorations. When planting Anubias Barteri its important to not completely bury the rhizome. Instead, make sure the rhizome is on top of the substrate so that the rhizome visible to the eye.

Why are Anubias so expensive?

They are expensive because they come from Singapore, and Singapore charges a lot compared to other plants. If I pay more, you pay more! Be warned, there are a couple of Aquabid people selling a “Pygmy nana” for much less.

Can Anubias grow above water?

Anubias can be grow out of water.

How do you feed anubias?

Anubias feeds mostly from the water column, so there’s no need for expensive aquasoil. You can grow anubias in the substrate by burying the roots and leaving the rhizome unburied. The rhizome will usually rot, killing the plant, if it is buried.

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