Common Name: Anubias Congensis
Anubias Congensis (Anubias Afzelii)
Family Name: Araceae
Origin: West Africa
pH: 6.0 - 9.0
Co2: Not Required
Propagation: Separate by Rhizome
Growth rate: Slow to Moderate
Anubias Congensis is fast becoming a favorite among planted tank geeks. This is an extremely easy plant to grow and can survive a wide range of water parameters. The leaves are slender and sharp unlike the round leaves of Anubias Barteri or Anubias Nana. Like other Anubias plants it can grow in both aquariums and terrariums either submerged or emersed.
Anubias Congensis is native to the tropical regions of Africa where it can be found growing along streams, rivers and marshes. Its a flowering plant that grows best when the rhizome is attached to a hard surface such as wood or stones. They have low to medium light requirements and can benefit from regular fertilization. CO2 is not necessary but can promote faster growth and more robust leaves. Since its a slow grower, the leaves are susceptible to algae growth if placed under high lighting.
Propagation is easy and straightforward; simply cut or pull apart rhizomes to be replanted.
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Anubias Congensis is my favorite anubias. It just makes a great tank plant whether it is mid-ground or in my case, background for 10 gallon. The plant was delivered in great shape. It had at least 7+ very green leaves - very healthy. My shrimp (Tangerine Tigers from Buceplant) like to forage on the leaves. Recommended!
I hope I don't kill it
Great plant! Arrived healthy and green.