Cryptocoryne pontederiifolia (Cryptocoryne pontederiifolia)

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Cryptocoryne pontederiifolia (Cryptocoryne pontederiifolia)


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Common Name: Cryptocoryne pontederiifolia
Proper Name: Cryptocoryne pontederiifolia
Category: Rosette Plants
Temperature: 20 - 28 C
PH: 5.0 - 7.5
Lighting: Very Low
Growth Rate: Slow
Difficulty: Easy
Origin: Sumatra
Position in Aquascape: Background,Mid-Ground
 
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I picked this one up from Petco. It has been growing pretty steadily with diy co2 and 65W over 20g. Easy plant.
 
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i also found mine at petco, only time ive ever seen it. they grow extremely slow and prefer low to mid light. substrate ferts help out a great deal.
 
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An awesome crypt, it does well in a variety of different conditions. It grows more faster than what people usually say(that being "about 8 leaves a year...") It's one of the few plants that grow happily in my cichlid tank with very hard water, no nutrients, and no co2. It grows notably faster in my planted tank...
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