Crinum calamistratum from West Africa is a very graceful bulbous plant with dark-green, very narrow leaves.
The curly leaves becomes 40-120 cm long.
It forms smaller bulbs than the other Crinum-species, and requires less light.
In the aquarium plants that are thriving form a number of small bulbs.
It is not eaten by herbivorous fish.
It can also be used in brackish aquariums with low salt concentrations.
|Origin:||Africa||Country or continent where a plant is the most common. Cultivars arise or are bred in cultivation.|
|Growth rate:||Slow||Growth rate of the plant compared to other aquatic plants.|
|Height:||20 - 30+||Average height (cm) of the plant after two months in the tank.|
|Light demand:||Low||The average or medium light demand of an aquarium plant is 0,5 W/L.|
|CO2 :||Low||A medium need in CO2 is 6-14 mg/L. A high demand in CO2 is approx. 15-25 mg/L.|