Bucephalandra sp. 'Helena Thick' [Submersed]
Bucephalandra .sp 'Helena Thick' [Submersed]
Bucephalandra sp. 'Helena Thick' being one of the most popular members of the 'Helena' family, features the shape of the clumps and dark purple color leaves. Their leaves are grown denser on the rhizome and they prefer to grow upward. Their leaves are thick so that putting them in the central of the tank where the light is intense would be a brilliant decision. It is also one of the most popular species that hobbyists would use for aquascaping or single species aquariums.
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- This product is fully submersed and has the minimum risks of melting, curling, and dying. The biggest risk always comes from an unstable water system during the new tank setup.
- Each purchased portion comes with a planting fork, you can apply it to attach the bucephalandra on top of the aqua soil, please make sure all the roots are inside the soil. Do not bury the rhizome directly.
- Attaching bucephalandra to hardscape is less preferred but you can still maintain their beautiful colors with proper dosage of fertilizers.
- For more information about its care, please go to the Care Guide page.
Family Name: Araceae
Scientific Name: Bucephalandra
Leaf size: Medium
pH: 6-8, optimal 6.5 to 7.5
Difficulty to color: Easy to color. Medium to get extreme.
Light: Low to High, optimal High
Growth rate: Slow