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Tropica Bucephalandra sp. 'Needle Leaf' 1-2-Grow!

by Tropica
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Original price $24.00
Current price $20.00
SKU TRO139CTC

Though Bucephalandras are from Asia and Anubias fom Africa, they have a lot in common, including how to grow them. 

Bucephalandra sp. 'Needle leaf' has a bit higher demands than the 'diabolica' and pygmaeae, but is still a very easy plant to grow. Some added CO2 and a little more light is beneficial. Immersed leaves are green, elongated and slightly waved, showing numerous tiny, white dots. Each leaf is less than 0.5 cm broad and between 1 and 2 cm long. Youngest parts of the rhizome display a nice, red colour. Growth is slow. 

The creeping rhizome must not be covered when planting, otherwise the plant will rot and die. 

Plant info

Type: Rhizomatous
Origin: Asia
Country or continent where a plant is the most common. Cultivars arise or are bred in cultivation.
Growth rate: Slow
Growth rate of the plant compared to other aquatic plants.
Height: 3 - 5+
Average height (cm) of the plant after two months in the tank.
Light demand: Low
The average or medium light demand of an aquarium plant is 0,5 W/L.
CO2 : Low
A medium need in CO2 is 6-14 mg/L. A high demand in CO2 is approx. 15-25 mg/L.