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    Anubias barteri var. 'congensis' - Small

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    Item # 208873 / Manufacturer Part # F6600360006

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    Congensis has dark green, waxy, spear-shaped leaves which grow to an average height of about 15 inches. It is one of the plants cultivated from Anubias barteri.

    Anubias plants are native to Africa, although many different varieties, variations and hybrids have been created. The genus contains eight different species and several variations, most often of the as a whole generally consists of plants with darker green, very thick leaves that can be elliptical, triangular, round or heart-shaped.

    Anubias are fairly forgiving and adaptable. Most are best in lower light aquariums and may be overtaken by algae in tanks with higher lighting. They can also be grown in paladiums with their leaves exposed and the root systems underwater. They can tolerate higher pH and hardness levels, making them suitable for African cichlid aquariums. Anubias grow slowly in aquariums but may have more rapid growth in paladiums. CO2 and fertilizer supplements can be used but are not usually necessary.

    The roots on Anubias plants grow from a stiff, thick rhizome. When planting, plant only the roots and leave the rhizome exposed. Anubias can also be attached to rocks or driftwood; use fishing line or other ties to secure the plant in place until the roots attach.

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    Common NameCongensis - Small
    Scientific NameAnubias barteri var. `congensis`
    Originwestern Africa (cultivated)
    Plant pH6.0-8.0
    Growth RateSlow
    Light IntensityLow to Moderate
    Water HardnessModerate to Hard
    Temperature Range72-80
    SubstrateHard (gravel, rock or wood)
    FlowersYes, white flowers

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