Thursday, January 12, 2017

Cryptocoryne

All Aquatic Mag’s Cryptocoryne are grown in submersed conditions versus other aquarium shops or nurseries, which means their a less likely chance of Crypt Melting. Find out more information below on Cryptocoryne

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  • Sold Out! Cryptocoryne crispatula var. balansae Crypt Background plant for sale and where to buy - Aquaticmag

    Cryptocoryne crispatula var. balansae

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  • Cryptocoryne Ideii Crypt Background plant for sale and where to buy - Aquaticmag

    Cryptocoryne Ideii

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  • Cryptocoryne Metallic red Crypt Background plant for sale and where to buy - Aquaticmag

    Cryptocoryne Metallic red

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  • Sold Out! Cryptocoryne Noritoi Wongso Crypt Background plant for sale and where to buy - Aquaticmag

    Cryptocoryne Noritoi Wongso

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  • Sold Out! Cryptocoryne Nurii Crypt Background plant for sale and where to buy - Aquaticmag

    Cryptocoryne Nurii

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    Cryptocoryne Nurii (Pahang Mutated)

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  • Sold Out! Cryptocoryne Parva Crypt Background plant for sale and where to buy - Aquaticmag

    Cryptocoryne Parva

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    Cryptocoryne Spiralis

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  • Cryptocoryne Undulata Crypt Background plant for sale and where to buy - Aquaticmag

    Cryptocoryne Undulata

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  • Cryptocoryne Walkeri Lutea Crypt Background plant for sale and where to buy - Aquaticmag

    Cryptocoryne Walkeri Lutea

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  • Cryptocoryne Wendtii Bronze Crypt Background plant for sale and where to buy - Aquaticmag

    Cryptocoryne Wendtii Bronze

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    Cryptocoryne wendtii Florida Sunset

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  • Cryptocoryne Wendtii Green Gecko Crypt Background plant for sale and where to buy - Aquaticmag

    Cryptocoryne Wendtii Green Gecko

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  • Cryptocoryne Wendtii Red Crypt Background plant for sale and where to buy - Aquaticmag

    Cryptocoryne Wendtii Red

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Cryptocoryne Balansae low tech aquarium plants low tech planted tank low maintenance plants - AquaticMagKnow Your Cryptocoryne

Cryptocoryne or commonly known as Crypts are a great plant for midground and background (excluding a few species) in most aquariums. They prefer to be in lower light conditions and do respond to co2 injection; although it’s not needed.

Cryptocoryne tend to like more matured aquariums – we recommend an aquarium to be established for at least 3 months. They enjoy stable conditions; whereas drastic changes in the water parameters can trigger a crypt melt.

Crypt Melt

Crypt Melt is a known issue when introducing Cryptocoryne to your aquarium. Some studies say it’s caused from too high of nitrates and others say it’s triggered by the change from emersed to submersed conditions.

Cryptocoryne Propagation

Cryptocoryne can easily be propagated for exponential growth. With only splitting a portion of a living node with the roots to grow a new plantlet. Having said that, it could take several months for this new plantlet to be fully grown. Best recommendation is to split the cryptocoryne in smaller portions and plant them a few inches from each other.

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