Cryptocoryne Pygmaea Aquatic Farmer Tissue Culture

Common Name: Crypt Pygmaea

Cryptocoryne Pygmaea, sometimes known as a dwarf crypt, hails from specific islands of the Philippines. Although its name suggests it is a smaller species, this particular crypt can get fairly large when grown in a well cared for planted tank. Its emersed state is much smaller, but sufficient humidity and conditions must be provided to ensure its survival. In the wild, Cryptocoryne Pygmaea can be found along rivers emersed and submerged. Although not much is known about this Crypt, it has been said that it is generally easy to care for and undemanding making it a great choice for beginner aquarists looking to start their first planted aquarium. 

Coloration is similar to other cryptocoryne species and can vary with shades of greens and browns depending on the aquarium it is kept in. Leaf size and shapes will also vary depending wholly on the care this aquarium plant receives! Care is comparable to other Cryptocoryne species, Java Ferns, Anubias and Bucephalandra.


  • Tissue culture plants are grown in vitro from a state of the art laboratory specialized in propagating aquatic plants.  They provide the best option for those who want to ensure that absolutely zero unwanted pests are introduced into the aquarium.  
  • Remove tissue culture gel before planting.  Simply wash the gel away or soak the plant in water and squeeze the gel off with your fingers.  

Cryptocoryne Sp. Pygmaea

Family Name: Araceae

Origin: Philippines

Height: 5-9”

pH: 5.5-8

Care: Easy

Light: Low

Co2: Not Required

Propagation: Separate by Rhizome

Growth rate: Slow to Moderate

$ 9.99

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Because we love our plants so much and don't want to let them go, we only ship on Monday. Just kidding!

For the safety of these magical plants, we only ship Monday through Wednesday, and Friday. Orders placed after 1pm Pacific Time will be shipped the following day. 

Rimless aquariums and other hard goods will be shipped Monday through Friday via UPS Ground or freight.  When purchasing plants/livestock with any hard goods, they will sometimes be shipped separately; but don't worry, we'll be sure to keep you updated with your purchase!

Please make sure your shipping address is correct as we will not be held responsible for DOA due to an undeliverable addresses.



Hard goods can be returned up to 30 days after purchase for a full refund as long as the product is unused and new in box. We offer store credit for items that have been opened and used. Customer will have to pay for return shipping freight. 

We are unable to accept returns for perishable items such as plants or livestock.  However, feel free to reach out to us if you are unsatisfied in any way! We do provide 100% DOA (Dead On Arrival) protection.


DOA Policy

If your plants arrived DOA (Dead On Arrival), please provide a clear picture of the plants sealed in its original packaging within 12 hours of the package arrival at the shipping address. 

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During winter (under 50°F at your location), please remember to add a heat pack to your order to receive our DOA guarantee.  Orders without the purchase of a heat pack will not qualify for DOA replacements, refunds or credits.



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