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Anubias Barteri Butterfly

Anubias butterfly is highly popular among aquarists for its large, dark green, waxy leaves that are very hardy and resilient. This plant is easy to care for, making it an ideal plant for a beginner. Anubias butterfly can grow in a variety of conditions including low-light and low-nutrient water. Depending on its size it can be good as a fore-, mid-, or even background accent. Typically the Anubias butterfly’s rhizomes will attach to a rock, piece of driftwood, or other tank decoration, but they can also float or be planted. It is somewhat unusual to plant Anubias butterfly, but if you do make sure that the rhizomes are not buried to avoid rot. This plant is popular for tanks without substrate, and appreciates good water flow. They can be grown either submerged or emersed. Anubias work very well with a variety of tank mates, and can survive even the most active and aggressive fish species.