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  • Bucephalandra sp. 'Red' in a pot
  • close-up of Bucephalandra sp. 'Red' leaves
  • Bucephalandra sp. 'Red' in a pot close-up
  • Bucephalandra sp. 'Red' growing submerged in an aquarium
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Bucephalandra sp. 'Red'

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Red Bucephalandra varieties, potted. 

The Bucephalandra resemble Anubias very much and should be treated the same way. They usually grow more or less epiphytic in or near water.

Bucephalandra sp. 'Red' does best at lower light levels and is very easy to grow. The leaves are of a very dark green or leathery red colour. Numerous tiny, white dots and sometimes a faint, metallic, blue colour will appear on submerse leaves. Size of leaf is 2-4 cm wide, 4-6 cm long and usually it will present wavy edges.

Do not cover the creeping rhizome when planting. This will cause the plant to rot and die.

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

5 - 10+

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.