This hardy, easy care plant can grow up to 16 inches wide. Anubia Barteri needs moderate lighting. a pH of 6.5 to 7.5 is ideal with alkalinity of 3 to 7 dKH. This plant needs a quality substrate fertilizer along with CO2 fertilization. This plant will flourish with either being totally or partially submersed.
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.
- Common Name: Anubias Barteri
- Family Name: Araceae
- Native To: Africa
- Lighting: Low - Medium
- pH: 6-8
- Growth Demands: Easy
- Growth Form: Spreading Rhizome
- Growth Rate: Slow
- True Aquatic: Yes
- Placement in Tank: Midground
- Available As: Bareroot and potted
Purchased three plants back in August 2008. Were $4.99 then. Still looking good some 4 years later.