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Cryptocoryne Lucens is an easy to care for plant. The plant produces narrow , pure green leaves. Crytocoryne lucens is one of the larger plants of the Cryptocoryne family. It’s growth rate is slow though so will only get to about 20cm tall which is fairly tall for a Cryptocoryne. As with many rosette-like plants, only the older, outer leaves should be removed. However, it is possible to prune the plant hard to encourage more dense growth. 1 x plant supplied with ceramic ring. NOT shrimp safe. 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.

Type

Water Temperature

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Lighting

500 – 1000 lux – Medium

PH Levels

5, 6, 7, 8

Growth Rate

Slow

Co2

5mg per Litre, 0mg per Litre, 10mg per Litre, 20mg per Litre