Anubias Nana Pinto

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Anubias Nana Pinto is a striking example of artificial selection. This variety is human made and created after many generations. Plants with stunning white-green patterns were selected and propagated throughout the years to create the Anubias Nana Pinto we see today. These patterns are caused by the lack of green pigments, chlorophyll, in certain areas of the leaf. The patterns are unique to every leaf and of every plant, with no two being the same. 

Compared to other Anubias species, Anubias Nana Pinto does grow slower. Higher intensity light is recommended to keep Anubias Nana Pinto healthy and white. It is very important to avoid burying the rhizome when planting, as this can cause the rhizome to melt and the plant to die. Anubias do best grown attached to hardscapes, such as driftwood or rocks, with glue or string.

 

Notes:

  • Anubias are strong plants that can thrive in a variety of environments.
  • These epiphytes can be planted above the substrate or attached to hardscape.
  • Burying the rhizome will cause the plant to melt and die.
  • Do not make drastic changes to the aquarium. Unstable parameters will result in melt and rotting of the aquarium plant.
  • Please be sure to remove this plant from its pot. For instructions on how to properly prep aquarium plants, click here.
  • CO2 injection and quality aquarium soil will yield better growth.
  • Please research appropriately to ensure your plant thrives.
  • Each plant will be different as the patterns on the leaves are never the same.

Family Name: Araceae

Height: 2-5”

pH: 6-7.5

Care: Easy

Light: Medium-High

Co2: Not necessary

Propagation: Separate by rhizome

Growth rate: Slow to moderate