Bulk Buce

Regular price $15.00

Clumps: Clumps with Numbers are what you see what you get. They are mixed Buce that we are not sure the identification of.

2 Random Clumps: You'll receive 2 random clumps approximately 1" or larger with at least 3 or more leaves.  

*If the clumps are marked down in price it means there has been some leaf melt since the photo was taken. The buce should still be fine as it’s rhizome is firm but it’s missing some leaves since we took the photo.*

Care Level: Easy

Lighting Requirement: Low to Medium

Co2: Not Needed but a plus

Growth Rate: Slow

Origin: Borneo

Tank Placement: Foreground - Mid-ground

Bucephalandra is a relatively new rare plant into the hobby. Don't let that scare you, they are quite easy to grow. They are mostly from South East Asia and are 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 they will live on in our tanks. They are truly beautiful plants that all have subtle differences to leaf shape, coloration, and size. They can be grow 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 drift wood 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.

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