Anubias Barteri

By · Thursday, January 15th, 2009

Anubias Barteri

Cryptocoryne wendtii is one of the many species of aquatic plants belonging to the family Cryptocoryne. Wendtii if species favored by many aquarists, because it is relatively easy to maintain and can grow in a range of conditions. Cryptocoryne wendtii is an ideal plant for someone who is new to grow aquarium plants and do not want to try your hand somewhat more difficult. It originated in Sri Lanka but has now spread to parts of America, particularly Florida and was popularized in the planted tanks. Plants are Resilient, well within a range of lighting conditions.

Under high light has been reported that Cryptocoryne wendtii will be more compact, spreading horizontally on the substrate. The other notable effect of a higher level of light, is an increase in the rate of growth as well as a change in color. Under these conditions, some red varieties can also turn purple.

It is very easy to maintain Cryptocoryne wendtii is very demanding because aquatic plants. A feature notable is that under stress, such as large changes in water conditions, most if not all the leaves fall. This condition is commonly known as "Crypt In merger. "If this happens in the aquarium, do not panic, in a couple of weeks most of the leaves have grown back. It is rare that the plants will die Cryptocoryne because of the effects of the Crypt Melt, although not impossible. It's important to maintain balanced water chemistry as far as possible.

If you are a beginner the maintenance of aquatic plants, or if you would just like to introduce a low demand and easy to plant into your existing aquarium, Cryptocoryne wendtii is a good choice. There is not much risk of also running the aquarium, although, as with all easy to grow aquarium plants, they should consider this possibility. As with all aquatic plants that could grow, offering a range of benefits to fish. Biological filtration, venting, protection, food additional algae control are the reasons for growth.

There are some good alternatives to Cryptocoryne wendtii like Java moss, Java Fern and Anubias barteri. For a beginner four may compete for space in your aquarium and all equally worth the space.

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