Cryptocoryne wendtii is an extraordinarily hardy plant, and it will thrive under low lighting and in both soft and hard water conditions. It is an excellent plants for both experienced and beginner aquarists, as while it is easy to grow, it can also be aquascaped into stunning displays in experienced hands.
Cryptocryne wendtii will flourish under low light conditions. Due to its slow growing nature, other plants may crowd it out in aquariums with high levels of lighting. When choosing lighting, a T5 or T8 fluorescent bulb should be used to mimic full spectrum lighting. Some aquarists have reported success with LED lights in recent years, so these lights may also make a good choice for growing cryptocoryne wendtii.
Propagation is simple for cryptocoryne wendtii, and involves removing a small portion of the root with some stem attached. This can then be planted in the substrate, and will slowly develop into a new plant.
Cryptocoryne wendtii tends to stay relatively small, and is best as a foreground or midground plant in aquariums. It grows thickly, and can be used to cover up unsightly portions of other plants, or simply as a focal point in an aquarium.
Cryptocoryne Wendtii (Green)
- Brand: Home Aquatics
- Product Code: Cryptocoryne Wendtii
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