also known as Dwarf Baby Tears, is one of the smallest aquarium plants in the
world, and creeps over the bottom with millimeter-sized round leaves. If
planted in small clumps a few centimeters apart, it will spread rapidly and
cover the bottom like a carpet.
Light Needs: Moderate to High
Plant Structure: Stem
Region: Central/South America
Size: Individual stem width: 0.5cm (0.25in)
Growth Rate: Medium
or use of a CO2 additive (such as Seachem Excel) is recommended
You are buying 1 pot that will cover approx a 4" by 4" area. If you plant it in the pot it will cover a 2" by 2" area.
plants are better to start with then "bunched" plants as they have
their entire root system intact, which makes them less likely to go in to shock
when transplanted in your aquarium.
are started in rock wool. To plant, remove as much rock wool as
possible. Most of the rock wool will pull off. If you have any left
and want it off, shake the plant gently by holding it by the roots and shaking
in water. Leaving some rock wool will help anchor the plant in your substrate.
plant into 1/8" pieces with roots and plant 1/8" to 1/4" apart
in your substrate. This will leave room for the plant
to propagate and spread. If you want instant gratification, you can
place plants closer together. It will take more plant to fill in the area you
want to cover when planting closer.
Only plant the root in your substrate, not any
of the plant itself as this can cause melting or shock. For
more information on planting and caring for your plants please go