Pink Crypt (Cryptocoryne pontederiifolia)

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Pink Crypt

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Pink Crypt

Cryptocoryne pontederiifolia

Moderate

pH

6.0 - 8.0

[[Minimum temperature::65 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]] [[Maximum temperature::80 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]]

14-20 °d

Max Height

25 cm (9.8")

Max Width

15 cm (5.9")

Medium



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Alternative names

Pink Crypt

Origin

Sumatra, Java, and other areas of south eastern Asia.

Environment Specifics

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

Large, ovate leaves with new leaves displaying a pink/red underside.

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