Cryptocoryne beckettii petchii has beautiful, slightly fluted leaf margins, 10 to 15 centimeter long. Leaves become dark olive-brown with the violet underside. Like many other Cryptocorynes, the leaf color and shape depends largely on environmental conditions in the aquarium. Crypt Becketti petchii is one of the easiest Crypts to grow and will give an effective contrast to other plants in your aquarium. C Petchii reproduces by underground runners.

Type: Stem
Growth Rate: Slow
Max Height: 20 cm
Light Demand: Low
CO2: Recommended
Temperature: 71° – 82°F (18° – 28°C)
pH range: 6.0 ~ 7.8
Location: Foreground ~ Midground
Propagation: Reproduce by runners
Purchasing Size: 1 Stem (5 – 6 leaves)