Live Plants For Freshwater Tank “Anubias Gilletii”

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Live Plants For Freshwater Tank “Anubias Gilletii” – Anubias Gilletii is first mentioned scientifically by Émile Auguste Joseph De Wildeman and Th. Durand in 1901. It’s a species of the genus Anubias. That’s is a sturdy and durable plant.
It requires low to medium lighting. But, it can also adapt to lighting levels around it, unless it is too light. This plant can also live on the Aquarium which contains low CO2. Anubias Gilletii can live in a wide range of water conditions, which is why the plant is suitable for beginners.
Live Plants For Freshwater Tank Anubias Gilletii

Live Plants For Freshwater Tank “Anubias Gilletii

It can attach to rocks or driftwood such as other anubias species. The rhizomes must be above of the substrate. If the rhizomes growing into the substrate, its growth slowly and it will dies. See other information of Anubias Plant Types, here.
Live Plants For Freshwater Tank Anubias Gilletii

Live Plants For Freshwater Tank “Anubias Gilletii

These plant can be propagated by dividing the rhizomes. Simply cut the rhizome into two or more pieces depending on the size of the plant preferably having three leaves per rhizome. It slowly grows when it planted in an aquarium than with emersed method. That plant will grow healthy with fertilizing on regular doses.

Plant Profile

  • Kingdom: Plantae
  • Order: Alismatales
  • Family Name: Araceae
  • Genus: Anubias
  • Binomial name: Anubias Gracilis De Wild. et Durand
  • Common Name: Anubias Gilletii
  • Native: Cameroon, Congo, Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Equatorial Guinea (Equatorial Guinea (mainland), Gabon, Nigeria
  • Plant Form: Rhizome
  • Placement: Foreground, Midground, and Background
  • Max Height: 40cm
  • Flowers: Yes
  • Propagation: Rhizome division
  • Originates From: Cultivar
  • True Aquatic: Amphibious
  • Light: Low, or Moderate to bright
  • Temperature: 22-26C (72-79 degrees F)
  • CO2 Requirement: CO2 and Non-CO2 tanks
  • pH: 6-8
  • Difficulty: Easy to medium
  • Recommended Tank Size: Any
  • Good for Beginners: Yes
  • Water Hardness: Soft to hard
  • Grow Rate: Slow