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Anubias Nana - Anubias barteri var. Nana

Anubias Nana - Anubias barteri var. Nana

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Why the Anubias Nana is the Perfect Addition to Your Aquarium

The Anubias Nana, also known as Nana Anubias, is a popular aquatic plant among Aquarists due to its resilience and ease of care. This undersized variant of Anubias barteri is native to West Africa, specifically the region's rainforest rivers and streams, adding a captivating touch of exotic green lush to your aquascape.

Anubias Nana does not require an excess of light or CO2 to flourish, making it a solid selection for beginners and experts alike. It grows slowly, with waxy, dark green leaves that are hard to the touch and can withstand a wide range of water conditions. This trait makes it a versatile choice for different types of aquariums, from soft-water settings to brackish water environments.

Nana Anubias is known for its versatility as it can be placed in virtually any part of an aquarium. It can be attached to driftwood, rocks or planted in the aquarium's substrate with its rhizome above the substrate to avoid rotting. In addition to its aesthetic appeal, it also benefits the overall ecosystem in your tank, providing shelter for many aquatic species, and reducing algae growth by absorbing excess nutrients.

In short, the Anubias Nana is a favorite among aquarists for a reason - it is easy to care for, wonderfully versatile, aesthetically pleasing, and beneficial to the aquarium's inhabitants. Add a touch of natural beauty to your Aquascape with Anubias Nana today.


Care Instructions

  • pH -  6.0 - 8.0

  • Temperature - 72°F - 82°F

  • Water Hardness - 2-15 gH°
  • Lighting - Low to Medium 

  • Placement / Height - Mostly foreground or midground.
    Rarely background / 2 - 5 inches tall

  • Propogation - Cutting the Rhizome 

  • CO2 - Not needed or low
  • Fertilizers - Recommended
  • Substrate - Not Needed


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