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Cryptocoryne Blassii – Live Aquarium Plants …


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Cryptocoryne Blassii is a popular choice for beginners to crypt plants, being one of the easier ones to keep. For good coverage, plant individual stems about one inch apart. Water trumpets can also be planted in bunches as long as all the roots have exposure to nutrients from the substrate. As with all crypts, it can be sensitive to changes in water parameters and doesn’t like to be moved. It is normal for the plant to undergo “crypt melt” when introduced to a new tank, or if water conditions change too much. The leaves of the plant begin to rot and essentially melt away. If this process begins, you can cut away any rot and attempt to stabilize the water. They should produce new growth once they have acclimated. These plants will also melt if the lighting is too strong. Moderate to low lighting is sufficient for this plant. Plants are incubated in a solution of 0.01% of the insecticide Buprafezin for one hour (Please do not just drop these in a shrimp tank or with any other crustacean. To use these within a tank please wash in water with baking soda under light. These are treated to remove the insecticide but there are cases where this has not been fully removed causing casualty’s in crustacean.

Water Temperature

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PH Levels

6, 7, 8

Growth Rate



10mg per Litre, 20mg per Litre