Anubias nana is a rosette plant that may reach up to 6 inches in length. They have dark green leaves in low, clumps. with diagonal lines running from the center vein to the leaf perimeter.
Easy to grow it prefers moderate lighting. A quality substrate fertilizer is necessary as well as a warmed tank bottom. CO2 fertilization is also recommended. As with all Anubias sp. it is prone to algae due to slow growth, and is usually left alone by herbivorous fish.
Propagation of Anubias nana is relative easy with cuttings. It can be propagated by dividing the rhizome or by separating side shoots.To ensure optimal growth if planted in substrate, however, ensure the rhizome of divided plants is always above the substrate.