Cryptocoryne Wendtii "Red" is a common and popular plant, perfect for beginners. It thrives in a wide range of water conditions, and will do well even in low-lighting.
The appearance of the plant will partially depend on these conditions:
Low levels of light and nutrients will produce a relatively tall, greenish-brown plant of slow growth. Higher levels of light and nutrition, combined with added CO2, will make the plant grow considerably faster producing shorter leaves of a reddish-brown color.
- Care: Easy
- CO2: Not Required
- Growth Rate: Slow-Moderate
- Lighting Requirements: Low-Moderate
- Propagation: Separate By Rhizome From The Mother Plant
- Max Size: 6+ Inches
- Preferred Fertilizer: Root Tabs