Plants That Grow in Water and Rocks “Anubias Lanceolata”

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Plants That Grow in Water and Rocks “Anubias Lanceolata” – Anubias lanceolata is not much different from the other species of Anubias, therefore, should be treated in the same way. The plant is now one of the variates Anubias leaves quite a big and long. Anubias lanceolata found in the African river, and these plants require low lighting levels, so it is ideal or perfect for beginners.

Anubias Lanceolata can grow in a wide range of water parameters and can be reproduced in the same way as other species of anubias with cutting part of the rhizome of the plant and place it on a medium such as stone or wood.

The natural habitat of this plant is on a reservoir in a tropical environment with dirty and dusty base in Africa. Anubias lanceolata has a rhizome. The rhizome is a relatively thin with a root system that is evolving pretty well. Leaves of this plant are more like Spears and stalks could look like the handle of a spear, long leaves of Anubias lanceolata can reach 20 cm with width 8 cm.

This plant grows slowly, and its leaves are often covered with the algae so that we need to take care of him regularly cleaning the algae which appear on the leaves of this plant.

Plants That Grow in Water and Rocks Anubias Lanceolata

Plants That Grow in Water and Rocks “Anubias Lanceolata”

Anubias Lanceolata can place at mid-ground or background. That plant is the hardy plants; it can live in the aquarium with low CO2 and low light. So, that’s plant is suitable for the beginner. It can survive with lighting a <1 WPG (< 1 Watt Per Galon), with some fertilizers to keep this plant growing healthy. This plant can survive in the aquarium with herbivores animal because the Anubias Lanceolata has left so rough and strong.

Plants That Grow in Water and Rocks Anubias Lanceolata

Plants That Grow in Water and Rocks “Anubias Lanceolata”

The rhizome should not bury in the substrate because if you buried it, this plant will die. Also, this plant can attach on driftwood or stone. Anubias Lanceolata is slowly growing (only 2-6 leaves/ year).

You can read other articles about Anubias Plant Types,here .

Plants That Grow in Water and Rocks Anubias Lanceolata

Plants That Grow in Water and Rocks “Anubias Lanceolata”

Plant Profile

Common Name: Anubias Lanceolata
Proper Name: Anubias Lanceolata
Category: Anubias and Lagenandra
Temperature: 20 – 30 C
PH: 5-8
Lighting: Low
Growth Rate: Very Slow
Difficulty: Very Easy
Origin: Africa
Position in Aquascape: Background, Mid-Ground