Cryptocoryne Griffith (Cryptocoryne griffithii) is an aquarium plant of the Cryptocoryne genus (Cryptocor? Ne) of the aroid family (Araceae).
Habitat Griffith cryptocorynes – reservoirs of Southeast Asia. Homeland is considered the Malay Peninsula.
This representative of the genus cryptocoryn is practically not cultivated and therefore rarely occurs in aquarists.
Cryptocoryne Griffith close to the heart-shaped cryptocoryne, slightly differing from it in the shape of the leaf and perianth plates, which in the Griffith cryptocoryne ends with a tail-like, narrow tip. The shape of the leaf plate is ovoid, about 10 cm long and 6 cm wide. The lower and upper sides of the leaf have a different color, including shades from green to red-violet.
The plant grows in length up to 30 cm.
To conditions content Cryptocoryne Griffith not demanding, except for good lighting. Under favorable conditions of the content blooms.
Have a group of cryptocoryne Griffith on the average plan aquarium. Ground for Griffith cryptocorynes fat and nutritious is preferred. The particle size of the substrate is 2-4 mm.
When transferring to a new aquarium, the soil in which is not yet silted and therefore poor, it is recommended to put peat and clay-containing fertilizers under the roots, as well as special fertilizers for cryptocoryne. The optimal parameters of the content: dGH 6-10 °, pH 5.4-6.7, T = 20-28 ° C.
Breeds Cryptocoryne Griff vegetative, basal layers.