Common Name: Anubias nana 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: Mid-ground Available As: Bare root, Potted, and Driftwood
Anubias barteri var. 'nana' is a smaller variety and the most well known of all Anubias varieties. Anubias nana is a short, bushy variety, which is very tolerant of almost any condition in the aquarium. Commonly called Anubias nana, it readily attaches to driftwood or rocks. In fact, the rhizome of Anubias nana will creep along almost any structure. There are several forms of Anubias nana being sold in the trade all with slightly different characteristics. Anubias nana is one of the most popular aquarium plants in the aquatic plant trade. Anubias nana can be used in terrariums, aquariums and even will tolerate the harsh conditions of Cichlid tanks.