Cryptocorne Pontederiifolia

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Price: $5.00


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Crypts are overall popular in the hobby for the wide variety, beautiful coloration and hardiness in low maintenance tanks. Pontederiifolia grows larger than other Crypts on average in both overall height and leaf width, making it suitable for mid or background of your tank. Each $5 portion guarantees a minimum of 4 inches height with 4+ leaves.

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General Details
  • Scientific Name: Cryptocoryne Pontederiifolia
  • Care Level: Easy
  • Growth Speed: Slow
  • Management: Minimal
  • Light Requirement: Low-Medium
  • Co2 Requirement: No
  • Optimal Temperature: 66-80 F
  • Optimal Water Parameters: 6.0-7.5 pH
Purchase Details
  • Purchase Portion: 4+ Leaves, 4 inch in height
  • Potential Pests: Minimal chance of safe critters found in shrimp tanks
  • Potential Algae: No chance of duckweed, minimal chance of hair algae or moss
  • Colony Parameters: 72-74 F, 7.4 pH, ~10 gH, ~4 kH, 225-300 TDS
  • Colony Origins: Obtained from USA Seller in 2017
  • Colony History: Homegrown since 2017
  • Colony Notes: We note that Crypt Pontederiifolia is exceptionally hardy, faster growing and propagates quicker than even other crypts in low light tanks.