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Anubias heterophylla

°C
°dKH
Aquarium suitability: yes
Usage: Cichlid proof plant, Background, Midground
Difficulty: easy
Growth: slow
Range and localities: 

Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Republic of Congo, Demokratic Republic of the Congo, Angola


Height: 25 - 60 cm
Width: 20 - 60 cm

Availability [?]: 
  • frequently available commercially

Synonyms: 
  • Anubias congensis N. E. Brown

Trader names [?]: 
  • Anubias undulata
  • Anubias undulatus

Habit, plant type:

  • rhizome or creeping stem
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Botanical name [?]: Anúbias heterophýlla Engl.

Major group (unranked): Seed plants: Flowering plants (Angiosperms)
Order: Alismatales
Family: Araceae
Genus: Anubias

Description: 

follows

References and further reading:
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Light low to high 
Temperature tolerance 12 to 30 °C
Optimum temperature 22 to 26 °C
Carbonate hardness 0 to 15 °dKH
pH value 5 to 8 
Carbon dioxide (CO2) 5 to 40 mg/l
Nitrate (NO3-) 10 to 50 mg/l
Phosphate (PO43-) 0.1 to 3 mg/l
Potassium (K+) 5 to 30 mg/l
Iron (Fe) 0.01 to 0.5 mg/l

Growth: slow

Propagation: Rhizomteilung, Splitting, cutting off daughter plants

Can grow emersed?: yes

Suited for outdoor cultivation / ponds: no

Winter hardiness: not hardy in Germany

There is no detailled information for cultivating this plant yet.
Colour: 
medium green
dark green

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