Category: Easy light plant
Growth rate: Growth rate of the plant compared to other aquatic plants.
Height: 20 to 30 cm after 2 months in the tank
Light demand: Easy light demand of an aquarium plant up to 0,5 W/L
Need injection of CO2: No co2 injection required
CO2 : A medium plant need in CO2 is 6-15 mg/L.
Cryptocoryne crispatula var. balansae is from the limestone mountains of Southern Thailand, where the water can be very hard. It is not very demanding, but appreciates a nutritious substrate and good light. Like many other Cryptocorynes it needs to acclimatize before growth starts in earnest.
Leaves becomes 20-60 cm long and the single roset plant becomes 15-20 cm wide. Place it in the rear part of the tank, from where the leaves may float beautifully on the water surface. The leaves are either entirely green or maroon.
Color of drop checker
Blue: CO2 under 20 mg/L
Geen: CO2 at 30 mg/L
Yellow: CO2 at 40 mg/L
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