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Hemianthus micranthemoides, 3" cup

Hemianthus micranthemoides, 3" cup

Regular price $ 11.50 USD
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Hemianthus micranthemoides
(HM, Micranthemum micranthemoides, Pearl weed, Pearl grass, Baby tears)

Cup size: 3 inch cup; 3” diameter x ~2” tall

HM is a common aquarium plant that’s great for all experience levels.  Its growth pattern is similar to stem plants although it tends to grow shorter.  It can be trimmed down to form a bushy look or even a carpet look if trimmed frequently.  HM can offer a great softening aesthetic when planted commingled with tall stem plants like Rotalas offering a contrast to red stem plants.

Hemianthus micranthemoides - Information:
- Common names: HM, Micranthemum, Pearl weed, Pearl grass, Baby tears 
- Origin: North America
- Growth rate: Fast
- Planting area: Foreground, Midground, Background
- Height:  2” - 8”
- Growth pattern: Upright stem plant, Bushy stem plant, Lateral stem plant
- Propagation: Cuttings

Hemianthus micranthemoides - Optimal planting conditions:
- Lighting: Medium
- CO2 injection: Not required
- Fertilizing: Minimal to Semi-intensive
- Temperature: 65°F - 82°F
- PH range: 6 - 7
- Water hardness: Hard or Soft
- Planting methods: Dry start or Submerged

Live tissue culture aquarium plants. Grown in nutrient gel from cuttings, tissue culture plants are algae and pest free.  These plants are grown in a sterile environment at optimal conditions and are ready to plant without risking the introduction of algae and pests into the aquascape.  Each cup can be split and divided before planting and contain many more plants than other alternatives.

Our guarantee:
Cups should look healthy, green, and vibrant upon opening the package.  If they don’t look healthy please let us know and we’ll promptly send a refund or replacement no questions asked. 

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