Common Name: Cryptocoryne
Family Name: Aracea
Origin: Sri Lanka
Height: 4” - 7.8”
pH: 6.3 - 7.4
Growth Rate: Slow
This species is not normally cultivated in aquariums, and comes from the highlands of Sri Lanka. It doesn’t grow much in the first month of planting, but after about 30 days it will start to grow many runners, which will form a compact group. It will reach a maximum height of about 7.8” and is best used in the foreground of a fish tank. The plant is best grown in a fine gravel substrate. It is propagated through simply separating the mature plants (i.e. when they’ve grown their own roots) from the runners, and replanting these offspring elsewhere. Overall, it is a simple looking but elegant plant, even if not much is known for sure about its wild genealogy. Considering that it is unusual in the aquarium hobby, it is sure to stand out.
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