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Narrow-leaved Anubias in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Anubias gracilis

 

Narrow-leaved Anubias

Anubius can be found growing in rivers, streams and marshes in the tropics and are sold as aquatic plants for aquarium and terrarium. They produce broad, thick, dark leaves that come in many different forms. In aquariums, they are usually attached to rocks or bogwood. They prefer subdued lighting and can also produce flowers underwater. If growing in an aquarium they should be placed in shaded areas, otherwise algae will develop on the leaves. Anubias gracilis is hardy and sturday. It bears 5-10 cm big triangular leaves with long leaf stems, making it one of the most elegant anubias

 
plant Features
  • Narrow-leaved Anubias likes deep shade

    Deep shade

  • Narrow-leaved Anubias likes frequent watering

    Frequent watering

  • Narrow-leaved Anubias is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Narrow-leaved Anubias likes aquatic

    Aquatic

 
plant information

Common name

Narrow-leaved Anubias

Latin name

Anubias gracilis

type

Aquatic

family

Araceae

ph

6.5 - 7.8 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Narrow-leaved Anubias likes deep shade

    Deep shade

  • Frost

    Narrow-leaved Anubias is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Soil

    Narrow-leaved Anubias likes aquatic

    Aquatic

  • Water

    Narrow-leaved Anubias likes frequent watering

    Frequent watering

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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Narrow-leaved Anubias is 0.15meters x 0.10meters 0.15 M 0.10 M

Anubias gracilis

Anubius can be found growing in rivers, streams and marshes in the tropics and are sold as aquatic plants for aquarium and terrarium. They produce broad, thick, dark leaves that come in many different forms. In aquariums, they are usually attached to rocks or bogwood. They prefer subdued lighting and can also produce flowers underwater. If growing in an aquarium they should be placed in shaded areas, otherwise algae will develop on the leaves. Anubias gracilis is hardy and sturday. It bears 5-10 cm big triangular leaves with long leaf stems, making it one of the most elegant anubias


Planting

From Early Spring TO Late Winter

If you are buying Anubius plants, look for plants with lush green leaves, a thick rhizome and a healthy set of roots. They may be offered already attached to bogwood. These can be placed directly into their new home. If they are supplied in plastic containers, they will need attaching to wood or lava rock first. They should be sited in a freshwater tank with a temperature range of 72 - 78 degrees fahrenheit and a pH range of 6.5 - 7.8. Plant in aquarium gravel, aquarium substrate, attached to rocks or driftwood. If planting in substrate, make sure the rhizome is on top of the substrate.

 
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