Bucephalandra Black Skull – Potted
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Bucephalandra Black Skull – Potted (Imported from Indonesia)

Bucephalandra Black Skull is a captivating and mysterious aquatic plant that will add a touch of intrigue and elegance to your freshwater aquarium. With its unique and distinctive black leaves, Bucephalandra Black Skull brings an air of sophistication and natural beauty to any aquascape. This eye-catching plant features a rare charm that is sure to make it a focal point in your underwater paradise. Elevate your aquarium experience with the addition of this exceptional plant and create an aquatic masterpiece that is truly extraordinary.

Care Guide: Bucephalandra Black Skull requires specific care to thrive and showcase its full splendor. Follow these guidelines to provide the optimal conditions for its health and growth:

Lighting: Bucephalandra Black Skull thrives in moderate to low lighting conditions. Avoid exposing it to intense, direct light, as this can cause the leaves to lose their dark coloration. Utilize full-spectrum LED or fluorescent lights for 8-10 hours a day.

Water Parameters:

  • Temperature: Maintain water temperatures between 75-82°F (24-28°C).
  • pH: Bucephalandra Black Skull prefers slightly acidic to neutral water with a pH range of 6.0-7.5.
  • Hardness: Aim for a moderate water hardness level (4-8 dKH).

Substrate and Planting: Plant Bucephalandra Black Skull on rocks, driftwood, or other surfaces. Use aquarium-safe glue or fishing line to attach the plant until its roots establish. Providing a nutrient-rich substrate is beneficial for its growth.

CO2 Supplementation: While not always necessary, providing carbon dioxide (CO2) supplementation can enhance the growth and coloration of Bucephalandra Black Skull. CO2 injection can be done using a CO2 system or through the use of liquid carbon supplements.

Water Flow: Gentle water flow is suitable for Bucephalandra Black Skull. Ensure enough water movement to distribute nutrients and oxygen, but avoid strong currents that may damage the delicate leaves.

Fertilization: Regularly fertilize Bucephalandra Black Skull to provide essential nutrients. Liquid fertilizers formulated for aquatic plants are suitable. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for dosing to avoid nutrient imbalances.

Maintenance: Bucephalandra Black Skull is a relatively low-maintenance plant. Trim or prune the plant as needed to control its growth and maintain the desired shape. Remove any debris or algae from the leaves to preserve their dark coloration.

Compatibility: Bucephalandra Black Skull is compatible with most peaceful freshwater fish species. It can be used as a striking focal point in your aquascape, adding depth and visual interest to your underwater world.

Experience the allure of Bucephalandra Black Skull in your aquarium. Order now and enjoy the unique black leaves and the captivating presence of this exceptional plant. Whether you’re a seasoned aquarist or a beginner, Bucephalandra Black Skull is sure to become a cherished addition to your freshwater aquarium, providing endless fascination and enjoyment.


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