Bucephalandra Red Under Pot
Buce Red Under is a great addition to anyone's Bucephalandra collection! This is a medium sized Bucephalandra and like most species, will work beautifully as a midground choice in a planted tank. It earns its name from its apparent coloration, it has a red tone on the underside of leaves when grown submerged. Like all Buce species, Buce Red Under is very hardy and does exceptionally well in a range of aquarium conditions making it a great choice for all aquarium hobbyists. It prefers low to medium light and grows slower than most aquatic plants. Buce Red Under can be grown submerged or emersed in a variety of setups as well. Similar to other Bucephalandra species, Buce Red Under can be propagated by cutting the rhizome and reattaching new portions to aquarium driftwood or stones with super glue or thread.
- Bucephalandra is an epiphytic aquarium plant so it can be attached to aquarium hardscape.
- Do not plant Bucephalandra in substrate and cover the rhizome. This will cause it to melt and rot.
- Please be sure to remove this plant from its pot. Remove the rockwool surrounding the roots and attach to hardscape. For instructions on how to properly prep "potted" aquarium plants, click here.
- Bucephalandra’s final size, coloration and growth rate are dependent upon the condition of the aquarium Photos are a representation of what you will receive and may vary.
- Do not make drastic changes to the aquarium. Unstable parameters will result in melt and rotting of the aquarium plant.
- CO2 injection will yield better growth.
- Please research appropriately to ensure your plant thrives.
Family Name: Araceae
Endemic To: Borneo
Light: Low to Medium
Co2: Not necessary but recommended
Propagation: Cut by rhizome
Growth rate: Slow