Anubias Barter (Anubias barteri var. Barteri) – an aquarium plant of the genus Anubias (Anubias), family Aroid (Araceae).
Grows Anubias Barter in a shady marshland, on the sand along the rivers and streams of the African continent.
Have Anubias Barter dense asymmetrical rigid leaves collected in a rosette with a shiny outer surface and a velvety inner. On green or light green sheets with a heart-shaped base, there are subtle light spots.
Leaf length up to 10 cm, width – 5 cm. The main vein of the leaves is clearly pronounced and forms an edge on the underside.
Lateral veins are mild. A powerful root system with a branched structure has lateral processes firmly established in the soil.
Height of an adult plant is 20-25 cm.
Anubias Barter refers to slow growing plants. AT aquarium preferably planted in a group, if the plant is high, then you can plant separately. Anubias Easily adapts to underwater conditions.
Perhaps the content and paludarium. Thanks to its tough leaves Anubias Barter good for aquariums, which contain cichlids.
Optimum water parameters for content of Anubias Barter: hardness up to 15 0, temperature 26-28 ° С, pH 6.4-7.8. It is recommended to make a weekly water change.
Lighting need weak (0.3 W / l) and diffuse. Coarse sand or very fine pebbles are suitable as soil.
When planting in the soil is recommended to enclose birch coal.
Breeding Anubias Barter occurs with the help of daughter plants, which are formed from buds on the stem or from unopened buds when dividing the rhizome.