Cryptocoryne aponogetifolia - RARE!!
Cryptocoryne aponogetifolia is a large aquatic plant that is found in the Phillipines. It can grow to a massive size, so it is an excellent background plant for the medium to large aquarium. Grows very large, long, flowing leaves similar to a Vallisneria with a unique and very tough leaf structure. Crypts requires stable conditions, but once established in your water this is a hardy plant that is durable even with many cichlids. This crypt enjoys hard water but , do not worry if your plant loses leaves at first. Propagates by long runners / rhizome, ours are grown in pots to help contain wide spreading.
Size Portions: 1 Loose Rooted Plant- Grown Submerged. Tank Ready!!
Lighting conditions: Medium
Difficulty of care: Medium
Placement in an aquascape: Background
PH: 6.5 – 7.5
Temperature: 68 – 84 F
Reproduction: Can be propagated through rhizome division and replanting. Rhizome or side shoots will grow to form a separate plant.
Growth Rate: Slow-Medium