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Product Code: Bucephalandra Pygmaea on Cup(Exotic)
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Bucephalandra Pygmaea on Cup Live Aquarium Plant

Bucephalandra Pygmaea Cup(Small Size) Live Aquarium Plant


Bring a touch of natural beauty to your aquarium with the Bucephalandra Pygmaea on Cup. This exquisite live plant, known for its vibrant green foliage and unique texture, is perfect for creating a lush and captivating underwater landscape. Potted in a convenient cup, it’s easy to place and maintain, making it an ideal choice for both beginners and experienced aquarists.


  • Scientific Name: Bucephalandra pygmaea
  • Common Name: Bucephalandra Pygmaea
  • Plant Type: Rhizome
  • Origin: Borneo
  • Growth Rate: Slow to moderate
  • Size: 2-4 inches
  • Placement: Foreground, midground
  • Lighting Requirements: Low to moderate
  • CO2 Requirement: Low
  • pH Range: 5.5-7.5
  • Water Hardness: Soft to hard

Care Instructions:

  • Lighting: Bucephalandra Pygmaea thrives under low to moderate lighting. Too much light can cause algae growth on its leaves.
  • Water Parameters: Maintain a stable environment with a pH range of 5.5-7.5. It adapts well to various water hardness levels, from soft to hard.
  • CO2 and Nutrients: While CO2 injection is not mandatory, it can enhance growth and coloration. Regular dosing of liquid fertilizers will support healthy development.
  • Planting: Place the cup directly in your substrate or attach the plant to driftwood or rocks using aquarium-safe glue or thread. Ensure the rhizome is above the substrate to prevent rot.
  • Maintenance: Prune dead or yellowing leaves to promote new growth. Trim the plant occasionally to maintain the desired shape and prevent it from overshadowing other plants.


  • Aesthetic Appeal: Adds a vibrant and natural look to your aquarium with its unique, textured leaves.
  • Easy to Maintain: Suitable for beginners and experienced aquarists due to its low maintenance requirements.
  • Versatile Placement: Ideal for foreground or midground placement, enhancing the depth and dimension of your aquascape.
  • Natural Habitat: Provides hiding spots and grazing surfaces for shrimp and small fish, promoting a natural and balanced ecosystem.

Enhance your aquarium with the Bucephalandra Pygmaea on Cup and enjoy the lush greenery and tranquility it brings to your aquatic environment.

Bucephalandra Pygmaea - Cup (Small Size) Live Aquarium Plant pictures shown are of Submersed Grown Plants in Aquariums under Optimum Plant Growing Conditions.Bucephalandra Pygmaea- Cup (Small Size) Live Aquarium Plant are grown in our farms in Immersed or Submersed Conditions depending on variety. Hence,Bucephalandra Pygmaea - Cup (Small Size) Live Aquarium Plant Leaf Structures may vary from that shown in pictures. When Bucephalandra Pygmaea- Cup (Small Size) Live Aquarium Plant are grown submersed in aquariums under Optimum Growing Conditions as required by the Plant (Light, Co2 and Nutrients) they will get the appearance as shown in pictures. You will get a packet is fully sealed without oxygen and it is safe to travel long distances for 5-7 days. Buying Bucephalandra Pygmaea - Cup (Small Size) Live Aquarium Plant online from aquastore is totally safe, we are delivering you with 100% satisfaction.

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