Anubias Congensis

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  • Versatile Aquarium Plant
  • Light Preference/Tolerated (Medium Light, Low Light)
  • Aquatic Watering Needs
  • Mature Height 6-8 inches

Anubias Congensis is an amazingly versatile plant that can grow either partially or completely submerged. Widely grown in both aquariums and terrariums, it is easy to grow and care for and produces slender pointed foliage. This semi-aquatic plant can be grown either with its roots planted into gravel or attached to a piece of wood or rock. 

Best Locations For Growing Anubias Congensis

The Anubias Congensis can be grown either submerged in an aquarium or planted in a terrarium with its roots kept constantly moist. Either way, this unusual plant will want to be planted somewhere it can be appreciated.

Anubias Congensis Sunlight Requirements

The Anubias Congensis is an adaptable plant and can cope with low to moderate lighting. If grown in strong direct light it can develop algae on the foliage.  

Anubias Congensis Plant Care

If grown in an aquarium, Anubias Congensis requires a water temperature of 72 to 78 ºF to thrive and a pH of 6.5 to 7.5. Anubias Congensis can also be grown as a houseplant in a terrarium, however the roots and soil must be kept under water or consistently moist for the plant not to dry out. When leaves appear damaged, they can be cut away at the base, which will also encourage new fresh growth. 

Watering Anubias Congensis

If grown in a terrarium, the soil must remain constantly moist or be submerged. If grown in a tank, a weekly water refresh of 20% is recommended. 

Feeding Anubias Congensis

In general, the Anubias Barteri plant does not need feeding when it is grown in a tank with good water conditions. If you want the plant to grow faster, you can position it so its leaves are above the water line, which will speed up its growth. 

Anubias Congensis Information

Light Exposure: Medium Light, Low Light
Care Requirements: Easy
Watering Requirements: can thrive in a variety of water parameters
Pet Friendly: No
Kid Friendly: No
Air Purifier: Moderate
Habit: Upright
Growth Rate: Slow
Mature Height: 6-8 inches
Mature Spread: 6 inches
Flowering: No
Flower Color(s): None
Flower Shade/Description: Grown for Foliage
Fragrant: No
Foliage Type:
Foliage Color(s): Green
Foliage Description: Deep Green
Temperature: 72° - 80°F (22° - 27°C)
Humidity: Average to Above Average (40% - 80%
Common Name: Anubias Congensis
Other Name(s): Anubias Heterophylla
Scientific Name: Anubias Congensis
Plant Type: House Plant

Container Sizes

Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.

4.5 Pot

4.5" Pot
 Also Know As:
   4.5" Container

 Plant Age:
   ~ 6 months
 Plant Size:
   ~ 3"-6"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 4.5"H x 3.75"W
 Volume:
   1.42 quarts

Quart Pot

Quart Pot
 Also Know As:
   Quart

 Plant Age:
   ~ 1 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 4"-8"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 4.75"H x 4.5"W
 Volume:
   1.50 quarts

2.5 Quart

2.5 Quart
 Also Know As:
   2.5 Quart Pot

 Plant Age:
   ~ 1.5 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 8"-12"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 6.5"H x 6.5"W
 Volume:
   2.20-2.30 quarts

#1 Pot

#1 Pot
 Also Know As:
   #1 Container
    1 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 2 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 10"-14"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 7"H x 7.75"W
 Volume:
   2.26-3.73 quarts

#2 Pot

#2 Pot
 Also Know As:
   #2 Container
    2 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 2-3 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 12"-18"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 9.5"H x 9.5"W
 Volume:
   1.19-1.76 gallons

#3 Pot

#3 Pot
 Also Know As:
   #3 Container
    3 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 3-4 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 12"-30"
 Pot Size:
   ~9.5"H x 11"W
 Volume:
   2.32-2.76 gallons


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