Crypt Beckettii (Cryptocoryne beckettii)


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Crypt Beckettii (Cryptocoryne beckettii)


Common Name: Crypt Beckettii
Proper Name: Cryptocoryne beckettii
Category: Rosette Plants
Temperature: 20 - 30 C
PH: 5.0 - 8.0
Lighting: Low
Growth Rate: Slow
Difficulty: Easy
Origin: Sri Lanka
Position in Aquascape: Mid-Ground
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i have these and grows well in low lighted conditions it needs a heater cable to make the growth moderate. when in coldwater it grows slowly
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Will it have that beautiful purple color even in low light?
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I had no luck with these. Had them with wendtii, wendtii thrives, the becketii I lost them all except one, which grows slowly.
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This plant has been very hardy for me, it grows and reproduces quick in a low tech planted aquarium with medium to high light.. also this is one very few plants that can be put with silver dollars. they don't seem to like this one
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According to the USDA, the only place in North America that Cryptocoryne becketti can be found introduced and growing wild is in Hays County, Texas, so if you live near there, good luck collecting some freebies! There are no legal issues regarding this species.
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