Cryptocoryne balansae


  • Medium light plant
  • Beautiful hammered leaves
  • Undemanding

Cryptocoryne balansae

Cryptocoryne balansae forms long narrow leaves and is best placed in the mid- to background of large tanks. The hammered look leaves are very striking when planted in a group. It has no special requirements and grows well in medium hard water, however a nutrient-rich substrate and at least moderate lighting are beneficial.

Botanical name Cryptocoryne balansae
Light demand moderate
Difficulty easy
Usage Mid-ground, Background
Growth rate medium
pH value 6-9
Temperature 59 - 86°F
Hardness 5 - 21°dKH
Max. Size 12-24"


Available as a potted plant

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