Black Anubias Nana?
Tropical Fish

Tropical Fish Keeping - Aquarium fish care and resources » Freshwater Fish and Aquariums » Beginner Freshwater Aquarium » Beginner Planted Aquarium » Black Anubias Nana?

Black Anubias Nana?

This is a discussion on Black Anubias Nana? within the Beginner Planted Aquarium forums, part of the Beginner Freshwater Aquarium category; --> I bought an Anubias nana not to long ago and i noticed that the leaves are getting black spots on them. Is this an ...

Reply
Old 01-15-2009, 08:16 PM   #1
 
Blaxicanlatino's Avatar
 
Cool Black Anubias Nana?

I bought an Anubias nana not to long ago and i noticed that the leaves are getting black spots on them. Is this an algae or is it simply dying? Is it true that you dont bury the roots? or do you tie it to a rock until it attaches? thank you :)

Wattage= 2 compact flourescent light bulbs (one is 12 watts the other is 13)
Freshwater
temp=74-84 degrees F
Salt in aquarium (about 1 tablespoon per 3 gallons)


This is the best pic i could get at the momment
Attached Images
File Type: jpg Anubias Nana Jan 15 2009.jpg (28.4 KB, 21 views)
Blaxicanlatino is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-15-2009, 08:49 PM   #2
 
YOU don not have to plant it you can tie it to wood or rock, its roots may adhere, If you want to plant ti just leave the base out, i have anubias that are well burried and grew fast. Anubias are olw light, slow growing plants that are prone to algea if in m-h light or floating.Your best bet is to use algae fix (just a detergent) and wash the plant with it, then buy a shrimp/fish that eats black algea.
catfishtabbi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-16-2009, 09:43 AM   #3
 
last time i had black spots growing on one of my plants, it turned into BBA...
SinCrisis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-16-2009, 11:24 AM   #4
 
Blaxicanlatino's Avatar
 
Whats BBA?
Blaxicanlatino is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-16-2009, 01:17 PM   #5
 
jeaninel's Avatar
 
BBA = Black Beard algae

You can Google it to find out how to control it.
jeaninel is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-16-2009, 07:09 PM   #6
 
Blaxicanlatino's Avatar
 
WHat could have caused it?! I use prime. I dont see any brown tufts just black spot. I was just thinking that maybe it was getting to much light
Blaxicanlatino is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Anubias Nana not looking so good... and a few other concerns/comments. Austin Beginner Planted Aquarium 6 03-02-2010 12:16 PM
Plants came! Anubias Nana? Austin Beginner Planted Aquarium 23 02-26-2010 10:52 PM
How to divide Anubias Nana rhizome aunt kymmie Beginner Planted Aquarium 4 06-24-2009 01:01 PM
Anubias Nana is flowering!? Blaxicanlatino Beginner Planted Aquarium 8 03-17-2009 04:49 PM
Anubias Nana Surgery fish_4_all Beginner Planted Aquarium 2 04-03-2007 09:26 PM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:51 AM.