Anubias minima – Potted

£4.99 (incl. VAT)

GTIN: 8712815770420
Brand: Aqualine
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Description

Introducing Anubias minima, a captivating aquatic plant that brings a touch of elegance to your aquarium. Native to the tropical regions of West Africa, this remarkable plant is known for its hardiness and striking appearance. Let’s explore its care guide and description.

In the wild, Anubias minima can be found growing along the banks of slow-moving rivers, streams, and marshes in countries like Nigeria, Cameroon, and Equatorial Guinea. It thrives in shaded areas where it attaches itself to rocks, driftwood, or other submerged surfaces. This plant’s natural habitat provides valuable insights into its care requirements.

Caring for Anubias minima in the aquarium is relatively easy, making it suitable for aquarists of all skill levels. It prefers moderate to low lighting conditions, mimicking its natural environment. The temperature range of 72-82°F (22-28°C) and slightly acidic to neutral water with a pH of 6.0-7.5 suits this plant best, but it can be grown in most conditions.

Anubias minima exhibits glossy, dark green leaves that grow in a lanceolate shape. The leaves are elongated with pointed tips and prominent veins, giving the plant a graceful and refined appearance. It remains relatively compact, making it a great choice for both foreground and midground placement in aquascapes.

When planting Anubias minima, ensure not to bury the rhizome (horizontal stem) in the substrate. Instead, gently position the roots in the substrate or attach the plant to hardscape elements using fishing line, thread, glue, or by gently wedging into a natural crack or crevice, where the plant will anchor itself in place over time. This plant is known for its slow growth, requiring minimal pruning and maintenance.

Anubias minima is a robust plant that adds beauty and depth to any aquarium. Its resilient nature and undemanding care requirements make it an ideal choice for beginners or those seeking an attractive, low-maintenance plant. With its striking foliage and ability to thrive in various conditions, Anubias minima is sure to become a captivating centerpiece in your aquascape.

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Additional information

Weight 0.1 kg
Brand

GTIN

Place of origin

Africa