Anubias barteri var. glabra


Anubias Barteri is a very variable plant with many different variaties. The glabra variety is sometimes incorrectly referred to as Anubias lanceolata. The narrow elliptical and smooth-edged leaves are typical of this vigorous aquarium plant. Growing submersed in the aquarium it remains significantly smaller compared to the emersed form. Additional water movement, such as near a filter putlet, promotes the growth significantly. The culture and also care are very simple and therefore it is very suitable for beginners. Anubias barteri var. glabra can also be planted in course substrate.




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Plant profile

Genus: Anubias
Species: barteri var. glabra
Family: Araceae
Origin: Africa
Light: medium - low
Temperature: 22 - 28 °C
Growth rate: slow
Area: Middleground
Height: 15 - 25 cm
pH: 5 - 9
Water hardness: very soft to hard
Co2: 0 - 10 mg/l
Propagation: division of the rhizome