Cryptocoryne Balansae "Cryptocoryne crispulata var. balansae"

Light

Low

Care Level

Low

Placement

Mid Ground

Temperament

Peaceful

Reef Compatible

No

Plant Safe

Yes

Max Size

12" - 18"

Minimum Size

10 gallon

Color

Green, Orange

Diet

Filter Feeder

Water Conditions

Nuetral (6-8 pH), Soft water hardness (3 to 6 dH)

Cryptocoryne balansae naturally thrives in Indian streams

Best growth is produced with intermediate lighting (2-3 watts per gallon)

Best growth is produced with soft water hardness (3 to 6 dH)

Best growth is produced with fertile substrate

Best growth is produced with the addition of trace elements

Lengthy grow-in period when adapting to a new environment

Can adapt to a wide variety of environmental conditions (lighting, water hardness, pH)

Slow growth rate


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