Cryptocoryne Spiralis

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Here's a summary of parameters for Cryptocoryne spiralis:

  • Scientific Name: Cryptocoryne spiralis
  • Water Temperature: 72-82°F (22-28°C)
  • pH Level: 6.0-7.5
  • Water Hardness: Soft to moderately hard (2-15 dGH)
  • Lighting: Moderate lighting levels are preferred for Cryptocoryne spiralis. Provide 8-10 hours of light per day, preferably with full spectrum LED lighting.
  • CO2 Requirement: Cryptocoryne spiralis can grow well without CO2 supplementation, but adding CO2 can promote more robust growth and larger leaves, especially in higher light setups.
  • Substrate: A nutrient-rich substrate is preferred. Use a high-quality planted aquarium substrate or add root tabs to provide essential nutrients.
  • Propagation: Cryptocoryne spiralis can be propagated by division. Simply separate healthy portions of the plant and replant them into the substrate.
  • Care Level: Moderate. Cryptocoryne spiralis is a relatively low-maintenance plant but benefits from regular pruning to remove dead or damaged leaves. It can also take some time to acclimate to new tank conditions, so be patient.
  • Special Considerations: This plant is known for its long, spiraling leaves, which can add a dynamic and elegant look to your aquascape. It appreciates stable water conditions and can be sensitive to changes in water parameters, especially when first introduced to the aquarium. Cryptocoryne spiralis can also be susceptible to melting when transferred to a new tank, but new growth should emerge once it becomes established.

By maintaining these parameters and providing proper care, Cryptocoryne spiralis can thrive in your aquarium, adding a graceful and natural element to your aquascape.

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