Baby Tears Dwarf on Lava Rock (Hemianthus callitrichoides)


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Dwarf baby tears (Hemianthus callitrichoides Cuba) grown on lava rocks are excellent quality. Looks great when stacked in small piles. Also, can be used as a ground cover. Saves tons of time planting. Heminathus callitrichoides ‘Cuba’ is very popular as a foreground plant in the aquarium trade. Hemianthus callitrichoides has very small leaves and grows in a spreading fashion making it one of the shortest options for a foreground plant. For optimal growth from Dwarf Baby Tears, as it is sometimes referred to, use highlighting and CO2 injections. Plant several pots through the desired area and watch them spread to form a dense foreground carpet.

  • Common Name: Dwarf Baby Tears
  • Family Name: Scrophulariaceae
  • Native To: Cuba
  • Lighting: Medium
  • pH: 5.5-8
  • Growth Demands: Easy
  • Growth Form: Spreading
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • True Aquatic: Yes
  • Placement In Tank: Foreground
  • Available As: Rock
Weight 0.5 lbs
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