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We received this unusual Bucephalandra under the trading name "Poseidon". Its species identity and exact origin are unknown to us; as well as other Bucephalandra, it occurs on rock along fast-flowing rainforest streams on Borneo. We propagate this Bucephalandra in our aquaria for more than one year.
"Poseidon" is one of the bigger Bucephalandra forms with sturdy rhizome. It features very narrowly-lanceolate to almost linear, arched, leathery leaves with finely crispate edge and rather acute tip. The upper side of the leaves is green with a silvery greyish sheen, the lower side whiteish with brown-red midrib. The leaf stalks and rhizome tips are brown-red. The moderately branched rhizome is ascending when grown under water. Occasionally inflorescences with white, quite large spathe appear in submerged culture.
Bucephalandra sp. "Poseidon" is not demanding, however it looks best with moderate lighting, good CO2 and nutrient supply and water current. The growth is very slow. The plant is primarily an epiphyte for the hardscape but can also be fixed to the ground (the rhizome not buried!). It is easily propagated by cutting the stem tip and branches.
With its narrow, arching, rather light-coloured leaves, this quite big Bucephalandra has an elegant appearance and provides interesting possibilities for the hardscape planting, especially in larger tanks.
Please be aware that the submerse form of this plant could contain snails and other invertebrates.
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Besides the good price-performance ratio, our main focus is on the satisfaction of our customers. This is the reason why our doors are always open for those who need help with our products.
When it comes to special aquatic plants, water plants from Aquasabi are just the thing for you. We offer rarities from our own cultivating tanks or import them specifically. These plants are otherwise hard to come by, and most of them cannot be purchased from other shops. We have high quality standards, which make Aquasabi plants a good choice for aquascapers, planted tank enthusiasts and aquatic plant collectors who want to enrich their tanks with rare aquatic plants. Special mosses, particular stem plants, hard-to-come-by ferns or very rare forms of the genus Bucephalandra are only a few of the plants we are proud to offer.
A very nice Buce with very long wavy leaves I got a really nice rhizome with at least 5 or 6 leaves A great choice for Buce lovers! (read more)
A very nice Buce with very long wavy leaves
I got a really nice rhizome with at least 5 or 6 leaves
A great choice for Buce lovers!