Pink Crypt (Cryptocoryne pontederiifolia)
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Alternative names[edit | edit source]
- Pink Crypt
Origin[edit | edit source]
- Sumatra, Java, and other areas of south eastern Asia.
Environment Specifics[edit | edit source]
- Comes from shallow, slow moving creeks or pools of water with highly variable pH and hardness.
- Tolerant of a wide range of water parameters as long as they are stable. A nutrient rich substrate is essential to prevent holes from forming in its leaves. Prone to growing algae on old leaves.
Identification[edit | edit source]
- Large, ovate leaves with new leaves displaying a pink/red underside.