Crypt's are one of the most common plants within the aquarium trade. It quickly became quite popular due to its hardiness, easy of care and because it thrives even in low light. This medium-sized crypt has ruffled, pointed leaves which will be bronze to red in color and it makes for an excellent midground plant in your aquarium.
Crypt's will reach a height of around 8 inches, though it does not grow particularly fast. It will send out runner plants as it grows which will form new plants.
- Native To: Asia
- Skill Level: Easy
- Placement: Midground
- Co2 Requirement: none
- Preferred Fertilizer: Provide Cryptocoryne wendtii with plenty of nutrients in the form of Root Tabs & Liquid Fertilizer
Cryptocoryne leaves are known to 'melt' when planted into a new aquarium. However, they will produce new leaves soon after getting established.