Cryptocoryne parva

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Cryptocoryne parva

Plant information 
Category: Medium light plant
Type: Rosulate
Origin: Asia
Growth rate: Growth rate of the plant compared to other aquatic plants.
Height: 5 to 10 cm after 2 months in the tank
Light demand: Medium light demand of an aquarium plant up to 0,5-1 W/L
Need injection of CO2: No co2 injection required, but suggested.
CO2 : A medium plant need in CO2 is 15-25 mg/L. 

Description

Cryptocoryne parva fromac Sri Lanka is the smallest of all Cryptocorynes (only 3-6 cm tall and a roset less than 5-8 cm wide). It is one of the few species that does not significantly change its leaf shape and colour depending on cultivation conditions. It needs more light than most other Cryptocorynes because it almost loses its leaf plate under water. So, it must never be overshadowed by other plants.

Known for its slow growth, but Nutrition Capsules in the bottom layer will enhance the development. Individual plants should be planted a few centimetres apart, and after about six months they will form a cohesive low group of plants.

Very recommendable foreground plant.

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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