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Anubias Nana "Petite"

Anubias Nana "Petite" is a plant that is extremely easy to grow and a great beginner plant. It does not require much attention and can be floated in the tank or attached to decorations. It's thick structure allows it to be placed even with some aggressive fish. 

You will receive one portion of Anubias Nana "Petite". Usually, this will include one plant with at least 4 leaves. Portion size may vary. 

Main Benefits:

  • Low light plant for easy maintenance
  • Easy to attach to decoration in the tank for easy growth
  • Helps convert toxins in the water and heavy metals into safe organics 
  • Promotes oxygen rich water
  • Provides hiding places for shrimp and baby shrimp

More Information: 

Anubias nana petite is a rosette plant which basically means that all the leaves grow to the same size and the root system will sit toward the top of the soil or substrate. The difference between nana and nana petite is the leave size. Nana petite has leaves of about 1 to 2 inches while anubias nana can get as large as 5 to 8 inches. We keep anubias nana petite is in a fare amount of our breeding tanks here at Flip Aquatics. It is an easy to grow plant that prefers to not be rooted in the substrate. We typical float the plant or attach it to a rock or a piece of Malaysian driftwood. To attach it, we use a rubber band for two weeks or so and then remove it. Anubias nana petite is very hardy and can tolerate many aquarium conditions. Therefore, it will make a great addition to any shrimp tank.

To propagate anubias nana petite, simple cut the rhizome and leave 4-5 leaves on each section. The rhizome will continue to grow and the plant will eventually thrive. Also, under good conditions anubias nana will propagate itself by sending out horizontal rhizome with additional leaves. There is a myth on the internet that if you cut the rhizome of an anubias plant that the sap will make the water toxic, this is not true. We have propagated anubias nana petite in shrimp tanks and have never had a problem.


Customer Reviews

Based on 71 reviews
Cute and Thriving!

They are so cute. The leaves are so tiny, but I’ve already seen growth. I love them.


Arrived alive and well.

Healthy plant

My favorite plant that arrived! Absolutely beautiful and great condition. I'm extremely happy with it.

Erik Holowicki
Great condition

Came fast and healthy.

Nicholas Sanchez
Hardy Plants

Minimal melting when placed into a submerged aquarium. The plants are very small 1" tall not including roots.