Above: This picture shows a very nice Potted Cryptocoryne Retropiralis in one of our aquariums.
Comments: This is a Premium Live Plant, that can be hard to find, but we have a big selection of Premium Live Plants on our website to choose from.
Origin: The origins of this plants location in the wild is India.
Maximum Size: The usual maximum size for these plants is about 1', but they can grow even larger if kept with good water quality and good lighting.
Compatibility: Some recommended tank mates include any community fish, most Cichlids will tear up plant leaves, and uproot them. Click here to read more about compatible groups of pet fish.
Temperature: These plants like temperatures that range from 70 to 80-degrees F. Click here to learn more about and shop online for premium fish foods.
Water Conditions: These plants like water that ranges 71.4-321.4ppm. Click here for a lot more information about aquarium water conditions.
Aquarium Size: These plants can be in any size aquarium, but for the best health of the plant an aquarium of at least 20-gallons is best suited for this plant.
Decor: Live Plants don't need gravel, unless planning to root the plant, they will need no more than 1/4" of gravel. Click here for more about aquarium gravel.
Aquarium Filter: Bio-Wheel Filters are highly recommended. A Penguin 100 in an aquarium with 10 to 20-gallons of water is ideal, and a Penguin 200 is the right size for a 20 to 30-gallon aquarium. Click here to learn more about aquarium filters.
The addition of Lava Rocks will keep nitrates in the ideal range. Click here to learn more about using Lava Rocks in aquariums.
Life Span: Live Plants live for several years and sometimes many years with proper care, good water, and premium food.
Popularity: For a long-long time Live Plants have been one of the most popular aquarium fish.
Names: The scientific name for this plant is Crytocoryne retropiralis.
Variations: There are many variations of live plants.
Click here for a lot more information about keeping and caring for Live Plants, including a picture gallery.
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