Bucephalandra (Randomly Selected)

Regular price $14.00

Bucephalandra is a relatively new, rare plant into the hobby. Don't let that scare you, they are quite easy to grow. Bucephalandra is mostly from South East Asia. It is actually in danger of being wiped out, due to deforestation on the islands they are found on. Luckily, with their popularity gaining in the aquarium hobby, Bucephalandra will live on in our tanks. Bucephalandra is truly a beautiful plant that all has subtle differences to leaf shape, coloration, and size. They can be grown in both in aquariums and paludraiums. There are hundreds of buce varieties that exist, and new ones are being discovered every day. 

This plant grows similar to Anubias, as it grows along a rhizome and sends off leaves from it. They do best when tied or glued to rocks or driftwood and should not be planted in the substrate. They are extremely slow growers and take up too 2 years to fully convert in their "submerged" form. As the plant matures in your aquarium the new leaves will become more delicate and have a more intense color to them. To propagate just trim a portion of the rhizome with leaves off and place somewhere.

Please note each piece is selected at random, and we don't know what species each piece is as they are unlabeled from the supplier.

Sold As: Potted, Attached on Lava Rock (Approx. Half Dollar Size)

Care Level: Easy

Lighting Requirement: Low to Medium

Co2: Not Needed but a plus

Growth Rate: Slow

Origin: Borneo

Tank Placement: Foreground - Mid-ground

Most plants are sold as trimmings from rooted plants unless otherwise stated. All trimmings will be at least 3" in height unless otherwise noted.

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