- Easy For Aquascapes
- Light Preference/Tolerated (Medium Light, Low Light)
- Aquatic Watering Needs
- Mature Height 6 inches
- Pet Safe
Anubias Nana is the best plant for gardeners new to Aquascaping. It is a plant that more or less needs little maintenance after planting in the aquarium and will add much-needed shelter and safety for the smaller fish in your tank. Anubias Nana is slow growing and thrives on the waste that fish produce, keeping the tank clean and less likely to grow excess algae.
Best Locations For Growing Anubias Nana
Anubias Nana is one of many plants that can be used to decorate a freshwater aquarium, either with or without fish. The light levels are variable, and there is no need to add CO2 to the water. Anubias is the perfect starter plant.
Anubias Nana Sunlight Requirements
Aquascape plants mainly receive light from artificial light sources in the aquarium. The amount of plant material and natural light in the room will also affect the light quality in the tank. Anubias grows well with low to medium light levels.
Anubias Nana Care
Anubias Nana does not need to be planted in the aquarium substrate and grows best when the rhizomes are above the soil. Attaching the roots to a small piece of driftwood or rock helps to anchor the plant in one spot. The roots can also be anchored in the substrate as long as ½ of the rhizomes are above the material.
Watering Anubias Nana
Watering is not an issue. This plant is specifically for freshwater aquaculture.
Feeding Anubias Nana
Fertilizing Aquascape plants is not recommended. If these plants are grown with fish in the tank, they will absorb enough nutrients from the food and fish waste. Plants grown without fish are sustained from the algae and other nutrients found in the water. Overfertilizing will result in aggressive algae growth.
Anubias Nana Information
|Light Exposure: Medium Light, Low Light|
|Care Requirements: Easy|
|Watering Requirements: can be kept in a wide variety of water parameters|
|Pet Friendly: Yes|
|Kid Friendly: Unknown|
|Air Purifier: Moderate|
|Growth Rate: Slow|
|Mature Height: 6 inches|
|Mature Spread: 7-8 inches|
|Flower Color(s): None|
|Flower Shade/Description: Grown for Foliage|
|Foliage Color(s): Green|
|Foliage Description: Deep Green|
|Temperature: 72° - 82°F (22° - 28°C)|
|Humidity: Average to Above Average (40% - 80%|
|Common Name: Anubias Nana|
|Other Name(s): Anubias Nana|
|Scientific Name: Anubias barteri var. nana|
|Plant Type: House Plant|
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Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.
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Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)
We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.
The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.
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Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
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Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.