Anubias Barter (Anubias barteri var. Angustifolia) – aquarium plant of the genus Anubias (Anubias), family Aroid (Araceae).
HomelandAnubias Barter is Central and West Africa (Guinea, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Liberia). It grows in the shade of the trees of streams along the banks of rivers, swamps that overflow during the rainy season.
Have Anubias Barter the stem is short and straight. Have young of plants leaves are collected in a rosette, and in adults – broadly lanceolate, alternate, their length can reach 15 cm, and width – 5 cm. The base of the leaves is rounded, tapering at the apex, with a blunt end.
The leaves of the upper part are slightly wavy, shiny and convex, dark green in color, the lower part of the leaves with a matte or green shade, with a noticeable main vein. Anubias narrowleaf in aquarium grows in height up to 10-15cm, and in paludarium can reach 30-40cm in height.
Anubias Barter planted in a group in the background or in the middle part depending on the volume aquarium. It grows slowly. Requires feeding during growth.
Anubias Content requires compliance with the following parameters: water temperature from 22 to 28 ° C, hardness from 2 to 15 °, pH – 5.5-8.0. Are required filtration and weekly water changes.
Lighting should be medium-intensity, 0.3-05 W / l.
Breeding Anubias Barter occurs by dividing rhizomes.