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I've read the same thing, but mostly old accounts. I was hoping to see what others have found.

So, Planted Tank Forum Members, what is your experience? :D
 

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Has anyone else tried to grow bucephalandra on wood? If so, what were the results?
 

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I've only grown mine on wood (anubias took up all my rocks). They don't attach nearly as strongly as anubias do to wood, but they certainly stay in one place.
 

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I have several sp. of buce all growing well on wood, but they do take a while to root to it. They root extremely well to volcanic rock.
 

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I also have buce growing on wood. It did seem like it took a while for the roots to stick. From what others here are saying it seems that they attach more quickly to rock.. Hmm
 

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I've heard of people having a lot of success with anubia some with Buce and using superglue to mount them to wood, So I figured I have a crack.

I'd just trimmed my Buce Brownie Ghost after a year of good growth on lava rock.








Then test run with my Buce cuttings. Tricky balancing them but enough to visualize before glue



I dried the part of the plant that will be attached to the wood with paper towel. Then Just put a drop of superglue where the rhizome or roots attach and hold for 10 seconds (or balance it very well as i did with most of them, only a few needed holding)

Then the finished product.





Rinsed and placed into tank

a bit murky as i was shuffling plants around



The CPD squad scoping it out - other buces are tied to lava rock so wanted something different.

 

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Foxpuppet,
That buce tree is beautiful!

Once the plants start growing in, please let us know if the roots attach better to your rocks or to the wood.

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