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I will be setting up a new tank using AS/Co2 and will focus primarily on asian plants. Cryptocorynes in particular. How do you guys minimize the damage that invariably accompanies planting crypts? Methods & Techniques? Thanks, Will
 

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I agree. I just completely redid a tank, took out all the crypts. The crypts sat over night out of the water just kept wet in paper towels. I replanted them all and not one melted and they are all doing great. Don't worry, they will probably be fine.
 

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When crypts get moved and replanted the root system is always damaged, and there is usually loss of some, if not all, of the older leaves. There is almost always plenty of food reserves in the rhizome (stem) so that the plant grows new leaves. Also see sticky #2 about how to revive shipped crypts.
 
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