Bucephalandra Sp. ‘Mutation’ – Potted (Imported from Indonesia)
Bucephalandra Sp. ‘Mutation’, an extraordinary and captivating aquatic plant that will bring a touch of mystery and uniqueness to your freshwater aquarium. With its distinct and unusual leaf pattern, Bucephalandra Sp. ‘Mutation’ adds an air of intrigue and elegance to any aquascape. This eye-catching plant features an enigmatic beauty that is sure to be the centerpiece of your underwater world. Elevate your aquatic experience with this exceptional plant and create an aquarium masterpiece that is truly one of a kind.
Care Guide: Bucephalandra Sp. ‘Mutation’ 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 Sp. ‘Mutation’ thrives in moderate to low lighting conditions. Avoid exposing it to intense, direct light, as this can cause its unique leaf pattern to fade. Utilize full-spectrum LED or fluorescent lights for 8-10 hours a day.
- Temperature: Maintain water temperatures between 75-82°F (24-28°C).
- pH: Bucephalandra Sp. ‘Mutation’ 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 Sp. ‘Mutation’ on rocks, driftwood, or other surfaces. Use aquarium-safe glue or fishing line to secure 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 Sp. ‘Mutation.’ 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 Sp. ‘Mutation.’ Ensure enough water movement to distribute nutrients and oxygen, but avoid strong currents that may damage the delicate leaves.
Fertilization: Regularly fertilize Bucephalandra Sp. ‘Mutation’ 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 Sp. ‘Mutation’ 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 unique appearance.
Compatibility: Bucephalandra Sp. ‘Mutation’ is compatible with most peaceful freshwater fish species. It can be used as a striking focal point in your aquascape, capturing attention and sparking conversation.
Experience the allure of Bucephalandra Sp. ‘Mutation’ in your aquarium. Order now and enjoy the distinctive leaf pattern and the captivating presence of this exceptional plant. Whether you’re a seasoned aquarist or a beginner, Bucephalandra Sp. ‘Mutation’ is sure to become a cherished addition to your freshwater aquarium, providing endless fascination and enjoyment.
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