Variegated Anubias Nana (Anubias barteri “Variegated Nana”), Bare Root
Variegated Anubias Nana (Anubias barteri “Variegated Nana”), Bare Root
Variegated Anubias Nana (Anubias barteri “Variegated Nana”), Bare Root
Variegated Anubias Nana (Anubias barteri “Variegated Nana”), Bare Root
Variegated Anubias Nana (Anubias barteri “Variegated Nana”), Bare Root
Variegated Anubias Nana (Anubias barteri “Variegated Nana”), Bare Root
Variegated Anubias Nana (Anubias barteri “Variegated Nana”), Bare Root
Variegated Anubias Nana (Anubias barteri “Variegated Nana”), Bare Root
Variegated Anubias Nana (Anubias barteri “Variegated Nana”), Bare Root
Variegated Anubias Nana (Anubias barteri “Variegated Nana”), Bare Root
Variegated Anubias Nana (Anubias barteri “Variegated Nana”), Bare Root
Variegated Anubias Nana (Anubias barteri “Variegated Nana”), Bare Root

Variegated Anubias Nana (Anubias barteri “Variegated Nana”), Bare Root

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Variegated Anubias Nana is one of the most distinctive and sought-after Anubias varieties!

 

Variegated Anubias Nana (Anubias barteri Variegated Nana”) is a rare variant of Anubias barteri “Variegated Nana” that is highly desired in the aquarium hobby. It is very distinguishable by its variable white coloration which provides a striking contrasts with its dark green coloration. Like virtually all Anubias plants, it is extremely hardy, undemanding, and can thrive in a variety of water parameters.  

 

Care for Variegated Anubias Nana is identical to other Anubias plants, with one exception. It is best placed in the middle ground and will look its best under high lighting. High lighting is needed for this species to keep the variegated pattern in tact on new leaf growth. Excessive lighting can result in unattractive and pesky algae growth on its leaves. However, this algae growth can easily be kept under control in an aquarium with a healthy population of shrimp (especially Amano shrimp), snails, and/or algae-eating fish that will constantly graze on the algae without harming the plant itself. Most herbivorous animals will not harm Variegated Anubias Nana whatsoever, although some bio-fim/”wood-eating” Panaque genus plecos may “chew” holes in its leaves. Like many Anubias species, this plant is slow and steady in growth and does not seem to respond significantly to CO2 supplementation. It thrives best when attached to driftwood or rockwork. It can be planted in the substrate but its rhizome (roots) must not be buried in the substrate or it will rot and recede. It can also be planted emersed in terrariums, paludariums, and viquariums.  

No aquarium plant distributor/nursery/wholesaler/retailer can or will guarantee their plants to be 100% snail free. We can not guarantee our plants will be snail free.

 

What We Like About This Plant:

  • Perfect for low-tech setups
  • Beautiful white and dark green leaves that are not seen in other Anubias varieties
  • Extremely versatile and durable
  • Thrives when tied/attached to aquarium driftwood and rockwork
  • Requires low to moderate lighting and little to no supplementation in nutrient-rich water

 

Care Guidelines:

  • Temperature: 72° - 80° F (22° - 27° C)
  • pH: 5.5 - 9.0
  • Lighting: High
  • Origin: Nursery grown, but indigenous to Africa
  • Aquarium placement: Middle
  • Care: Easy

 

All Aquatic Arts brand plants and animals come with a 100% live arrival guarantee, plus free email support!

For the safety of our animals, we only ship live fish, crabs, and select other inverts exclusively via UPS 1 Day Air.  If your order contains this item, you will only see UPS 1 Day Air as a shipping option during checkout. If other items are in your cart that can ship with  2 day or standard shipping options the only shipping method you can still select is UPS 1 Day Air. 

UPS 1 Day is a description of the duration of time a shipment will spend in transit once it has been shipped. This does not guarantee the package will be shipped the same or next day from which the order was placed.

Shipping Schedule for this service

UPS 1 Day: Monday through Thursday
 

Current Handling Time:

1-9 business days

Here at Aquatic Arts, we consider the welfare of the live animals we are shipping to be of the foremost importance. This process is much more involved than simply creating a shipping label and affixing it to a box. Depending on the order, it takes from 4 to 7 people to complete this process properly. We check the weather conditions here where they fly out of the Indianapolis UPS facility and the destination for each shipment. We start early each morning and go through a multi-step process to have the day's shipments prepared in time for the UPS pickup. The volume of orders in our system also affects the processing time. Therefore our stated handling time is 1-9 business days. 

Shipping Rate

Pricing is by size of package needed to fill entire order and distance it must travel. It will be calculated at checkout.

 

 

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