Pink Crypt (Cryptocoryne pontederiifolia)

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Pink Crypt

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Pink Crypt

Cryptocoryne pontederiifolia

pH

6.0 - 8.0

18.3-26.7°C (65 -80 °F)

Max Height

25 cm (9.8")

Max Width

15 cm (5.9")




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.

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