Category: Easy light plant
Growth rate: Growth rate of the plant compared to other aquatic plants.
Height: 15 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 easy plant need in CO2 is 6-15 mg/L.
Cryptocoryne usteriana is one of the taller cryptocorynes and is very easy to grow.
Leaves are 3-5 cm wide with an embossed surface; they can easily reach more than 50 cm length.
With good light and fertilization, the upper side of the leaves will obtain a dark green or bronze-green colour while the back of the leaves will turn burgundy red.
Propagation is by long runners, and the plant tolerates quite alkaline water very well.
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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