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Anubias barteri 'Petite' [Tropica]
Anubias barteri 'Petite' [Tropica]
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Anubias barteri 'Petite' [Tropica]

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Anubias sp. ‘Petite’ is a mutation which appeared in cultivation at the Oriental aquarium plant nursery in Singapore.

Stays less than 5 cm tall, has very small leaves and a rhizome of 5-10 cm or more from which the leaves will grow. Branches well and creates dense groups. Undemanding like the other Anubias and does not appreciate high light intensity either.

It is most decorative when attached to stones or roots, and like other Anubias it should be attached with fishing line until it gains a hold. If planted in the bottom, do not cover the rhizome as this may cause the plant to rot and die. An ideal plant for miniature landscapes in small aquariums but will also attract attention in larger tanks.

 

Type: Rhizomatous
Origin: Cultivar
Growth rate: Slow
Height: 3 - 5+ cm
Light demand: Low
CO2 : Low