Plant difficulty: EASY. Cryptocoryne are the perfect aquarium plants for beginners.
Best Aquarium Planting Position: Foreground
Our rare and amazing aquarium plants are enhanced by utilising 3cm Terracotta Pots. This creates an instant point of interest, colour and easily relocatable feature to your aquarium. You can display your pots above the aquarium substrate or bury them completely for a no mess, no fuss addition.
This is an Aquatic Plant. Under the right aquarium conditions this plant should thrive for many years if cared for carefully.
See PetWave's Cryptocoryne Aquarium Plant Care Sheet for more details.
Cryptocoryne are sturdy, hardy, and very easy to grow aquarium plants. Smaller variations of Crypts, such as, Wendtii Cryptocoryne, can be planted in the mid and foreground to your aquarium. Larger varieties, including Cryptocoryne Petchii are perfect background aquarium plants for your aquascape! As a semi-aquatic plant, Cryptocoryne can be completely or partially submerged.
Crypt plants are amazing live aquarium plants for freshwater aquariums that help provide a habitat and breathable air for tropical fish. Cryptocoryne freshwater plants make a great addition to a planted tank as they also help aerate your tank with oxygen, leading to happy healthy fish and overall high water quality. Find out even more secret benefits of live aquarium plants vs artificial aquarium plants.
Quarantine Restrictions: Please note that this product can not be sent to Western Australia (WA) due to state based government environmental restrictions. Further details are available in the shipping and delivery section.
Live Plants Special Shipping Requirements
At PetWave we are experts at shipping livestock (including Live Fish, Live Hermit Crabs, Live Insects and Live Aquatic Plants) across Australia. All PetWave live stock are professionally packed and shipped with absolute care and diligence. We ship our products as early as possible after you order on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays each week to ensure that there is no risk of our livestock being delayed over the weekend. All shipping options are designed to minimise transport time and stress on our live stock to ensure that they arrive fresh, healthy and happy.
In the rare event that live stock is adversely affected by transportation, then PetWave offers our 100% Live Guarantee. If it's worth doing, then it's worth doing well! PetWave guarantee that our live fish, live insects, live aquatic plants and live hermit crabs arrive alive at your door. Delivering fresh, healthy & happy live products is the core of PetWave's business and our expertise. We continually work very hard with all parts of our supply chain to ensure that your livestock arrive at your door fresh, healthy and happy.
When we identify unusually extreme temperature forecasts (cold or hot), we will either include extra packaging (such as heat packs or dry ice) or delay delivery until a more appropriate time.
Environmental warning: The introduction of aquarium, terrarium and pond plants can cause significant environmental damage including to Australian native animals, natural eco-systems & can even interfere with leisure activities such as boating and swimming. Please never dump aquarium plants, aquarium water or contents down drains or into waterways. Please safely dispose of aquatic plants by drying them out and then burying or burning them. Your care will help to keep Australia's environment healthy.
Great plant showing strong growth in less than a wMy crypt was packaged well for transit and arrived in good condition with a really nice root base. It's been in my tank for nearly a week and is showing very strong growth with no signs of die off. Happy with this purchase and would recommend.By: Kurton 25 July 2018