Anubias Nana Petite
Anubias Nana Petite, as its name suggests, is one of the smallest of the anubias species and originates from West Africa. It is a very attractive plant, and due to its small size, ideal for foreground placement in an aquarium. It can be attached to rocks, wood, and other hard surfaces (when planting, be sure not to cover the rhizome). The plant produces small, round deep green leaves that are sturdy enough to withstand boisterous fish. When the plant is "happy" it will flower, producing white or yellowish flower stalks.
Anubia Nana Petite is also available as potted.
Care Guide for Anubias Nana Petite
Like most anubias plants, anubias nana petite is a hardy and adaptable aquarium plant that will do well in most water conditions. The plant does not require strong light. However, its growth will be more robust if provided with stronger light and the addition of liquid fertilizers. Under good conditions, Anubias Nana Petite will readily reproduce from side shoots or by dividing the rhizome.
- Minimum Lighting Required: Low
- Temperature Range: 69-86°F
- Tank Placement: Foreground
Anubias can be planted in the substrate but care must be taken not to bury the plant's rhizome. Anubias are epiphyte plants and look great when attached to rocks or wood. You can also check out our anubias grown on lava rock or driftwood.
Plants at Modern Aquarium
We work hard to bring you healthy and beautiful plants in every order. While the photos on our website are just examples of what you will receive, we do examine each plant in person before shipping it to you. If you have any questions about what to expect from your order, how to plant your new specimen, or the best starter plants for your tank, reach out to us any time!
Definitely one of the hardiest plants I have in my aquarium, it can survive pretty much anything which I love! It is definitely petite and it's perfect for my heavily planted aquarium, it's one of my favorite plants.
Nice little plant. Arrived healthy and dark green.
Plant arrived green and very healthy. It was planted after soaking in water for 24 hrs. Looks great in the tank
its a little smaller then I understood when I bought it, but I really love it because it adds color to an area that I would not like a bigger plant! it is doing awesome and SUPER healthy!!!!
So thick full green and perfect! Put the ones i currently have in my tank to shame! Not perfect at keeping any anubias alive so I love that i can buy bunch and keep trying
Very nice and healthy plant delivered quickly
came in in great condition as usual
Although package came late than expected, but the plant looks very well maintained
Plant arrived gorgeous! Glued to my driftwood and it’s filling out amazing! Been in the tank 2 weeks and has had 4 new growths! Bright and vibrant green! Waiting for more to come into stock so I can order ASAP!!
2nd time ordering this plant from modern aquarium and not disappointed, great condition and looked amazing
Ordered 2 and they are GREAT! Pants arrived with healthy green leaves, great root structure. Have had for a week and already growing well. Very happy and will order more!