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Cryptocoryne Wendtiiis easily to grow and tolerate broad water conditions in aquariums. It enjoys warmer water temperatures and grows under low to medium lighting. It will tolerate cooler waters, it will just grow slower. It is suitable for gravel and sand substrates.


  • Semi broad leaves with a deep green appearance with a slight ripple on the leaf edge
  • Bare root 20-30cm piece
  • Requires low to moderate lighting
  • Tolerates broad water conditions & easy to grow

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Easy to keep. Best to keep with species of fish that do not consume plant material. Does best in warmers waters.

Water Conditions

  • Temperature: 24 - 28°C
  • pH: 6.5 – 8.0
  • Water Hardness: 100 - 150 ppm


Midground to background placement in the aquarium.  

Growth Rate

Enjoys nutrient rich substrate and primarily feeds vias the roots. Liquid fertilizers, root tabs or aquarium plant substrates are all beneficial. Wendtii will utilize nutrients (Nitrate) in the water column. Co2 is not essential, but can be used for accelerated growth and lush growth. 

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Wendtii requires low to moderate lighting requirements. Moderate lighting encourage new and lush growth.

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