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Tropica Cryptocoryne beckettii 'Petchii' in Pot

by Tropica
$20.00
SKU TRO108A

Cryptocoryne beckettii 'Petchii'

Cryptocoryne beckettii 'Petchii' is a small variety of Cryptocoryne beckettii from Sri Lanka, which has beautiful, slightly fluted leaf margins, 10-15 cm long. Leaves become dark olive-brown with violet underside. Like many other Cryptocorynes, the leaf colour and shape depends largely on environmental conditions in the aquarium.

Plant info

Type:

Rosulate

Origin:

Asia

Country or continent where a plant is the most common. Cultivars arise or are bred in cultivation.

Growth rate:

Medium

Growth rate of the plant compared to other aquatic plants.

Height:

10 - 15+

Average height (cm) of the plant after two months in the tank.

Light demand:

Low

The average or medium light demand of an aquarium plant is 0,5 W/L.

CO2 :

Low

A medium need in CO2 is 6-14 mg/L. A high demand in CO2 is approx. 15-25 mg/L.

The easy plants

  • These plants can thrive and grow well in low-light aquariums.

  • CO2 supply is recommended because the CO2 supply, despite the low light, ensures the growth of the plants.

  • The time expenditure per week is less than ½ hour because the plants grow slowly.

  • Bottom substrate at the beginning and liquid fertiliser for weekly use.