Anubias Afzelii 狭叶钢榕

RM 12.00


Anubias afzelii originates from West Africa. It is a great  aquarium plant because it is so strong and easy to grow. The upright and  fairly long green leaves give it a graceful appearance and it makes a  good addition to any aquarium, including planted discus and cichlid  set-ups. 

Common Names: Anubias Afzelii
Latin Name: Anubias afzelii
Family Name: Araceae
Plant Form: Rhizome
Placement: Mid/Background
Max Size: Height 20-30 cm  Planting: Do not bury rhizome in substrate. Best tied to hardscape or anchor the fine roots under a rock
Flowers: Yes
Propagation: Rhizome division
Growth Rate: Slow
Originates From: West Africa
True Aquatic: Amphibious
pH: 6-8
Supplements: Balanced water column fertilizers, with a demand for Iron, Trace and Potassium
Recommended Tank Size: Any
Care Level: Easy
Good for Beginners: Yes


單子葉植物,挺水性水草。又稱「阿佛榕葉」。具有爬行的地下莖,能從莖上長出牢固且帶柄的葉片,披針形,深綠色,葉質較其他水竽屬(Anubias)水草厚重,葉脈不明顯,植物體硬挺。水中草的型態,基本上與水上草相似,但會小型化,葉片變薄,葉色黃綠。雖然可以在水族缸中生長,但欲培養成完全水中草相當耗費時間。能廣泛適應各種水質而生長,同時在低光量之下也能適應良好。育成並不困難,惟要種得漂亮卻不容易。主要原因是,新葉發育甚慢,而老葉在不待新葉發育完成之前,即可能已經開始因老化逐漸枯萎。而且硬挺的葉片,若發生扭曲生長,常會直接影響它的美觀。