Cryptocoryne undulatus ‘Red’ – Potted Plants Imported from Singapore / Thailand
Cryptocoryne undulatus Red is a captivating and vibrant aquatic plant that will add a splash of color and elegance to your freshwater aquarium. With its striking red leaves and unique wavy texture, Cryptocoryne undulatus Red creates a mesmerizing focal point in any aquascape. This eye-catching plant is sure to enhance the beauty of your underwater world and provide a stunning visual display. Elevate your aquatic experience with this extraordinary plant and create an aquatic masterpiece that is sure to impress.
Care Guide: Cryptocoryne undulatus Red requires specific care to thrive and showcase its full splendor. Follow these guidelines to provide the optimal conditions for its health and growth:
Lighting: Cryptocoryne undulatus Red prefers moderate to low lighting conditions. Avoid exposing it to intense, direct light, as this can cause the leaves to lose their vibrant red coloration. Utilize full-spectrum LED or fluorescent lights for 8-10 hours a day.
- Temperature: Maintain water temperatures between 72-82°F (22-28°C).
- pH: Cryptocoryne undulatus Red prefers slightly acidic to neutral water with a pH range of 6.0-7.5.
- Hardness: Aim for a moderate water hardness level (4-8 dKH).
Substrate and Planting: Plant Cryptocoryne undulatus Red in a nutrient-rich substrate, such as aquarium soil or fine gravel. The plant has a strong root system, so ensure it is planted securely to avoid uprooting. Provide enough space between each plant to allow for proper growth and spread.
CO2 Supplementation: While not always necessary, providing carbon dioxide (CO2) supplementation can enhance the growth and coloration of Cryptocoryne undulatus Red. CO2 injection can be done using a CO2 system or through the use of liquid carbon supplements.
Water Flow: Gentle water flow is suitable for Cryptocoryne undulatus Red. Ensure enough water movement to distribute nutrients and oxygen, but avoid strong currents that may damage the delicate leaves.
Fertilization: Regularly fertilize Cryptocoryne undulatus Red to provide essential nutrients. Liquid fertilizers formulated for aquatic plants are suitable. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for dosing to avoid nutrient imbalances.
Maintenance: Cryptocoryne undulatus Red is a relatively low-maintenance plant. However, regularly remove any debris or algae from the leaves to maintain their appearance and health. Trim or prune the plant as needed to control its growth and maintain the desired shape.
Compatibility: Cryptocoryne undulatus Red is compatible with most peaceful freshwater fish species. It can be used as a mid-ground or background plant, adding depth and vibrant color to your aquascape. It also pairs well with other aquatic plants to create a diverse and visually appealing underwater landscape.
Experience the vibrancy of Cryptocoryne undulatus Red in your aquarium. Order now and enjoy the striking red leaves and the captivating presence of this exceptional plant. Whether you’re a seasoned aquarist or a beginner, Cryptocoryne undulatus Red is sure to become a cherished addition to your freshwater aquarium, providing endless fascination and enjoyment.
|Dimensions||26 × 5 × 5 cm|