The Tropical Tank Homepage
Article Library Fish Index Tank Setups Forum Links
Article Library:
Health and Disease
Water Chem

What's New:

Recently added: article on Feeding Tropical Fish.

All Updates

Site Map
About this site
Find The Tropical Tank on Facebook Follow The Tropical Tank on Twitter

Anubias barteri var. barteri

Anubias barteri

(West Africa)

Aquarium UseMiddleground, Specimen plant Anubias barteri
Growth RateSlow
Difficulty LevelEasy
Temperature20-30oC (68-86oF)
Water ChemistryNot critical
SubstratePlain gravel or sand, can be attached to rocks or wood.
PropagationBy runners
CommentsThis large variety of Anubias is a tough-leaved plant that can be grown onto rock or wood in the aquarium to form an impressive specimen plant. It will thrive in an aquarium with low light levels; in brightly lit aquaria it should be placed in a shady location to prevent algae forming on the leaves.


Back to Plant Directory




[Home] [Article Library] [Fish Index] [Tank Setups] [Forum] [Site Map]


The Tropical Tank Copyright © 2000-2022 Sean Evans This website was last updated on 20th November 2022