Dwarf Baby Tears / 'Hemianthus callitrichoides 'Cuba'' Tissue Culture Cup


Dwarf Baby Tears / 'Hemianthus callitrichoides 'Cuba'' Tissue Culture Cup

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Plant Specifications:


Cuba, Puerto Rico, The Bahamas



Light Requirements:



Foreground - Carpeting


3 - 5 cm tall

Nutrient Requirements:

High Nutrient and High CO2 Supplementation Recommended

Preferred Water Chemistry:

pH 6-8


Moderate to Slow

Plant Description:

Dwarf Baby Tears, Hemianthus callitichoides is part of the Linderniaceae family of semi-aquatic plants. They are native to the Caribbean Islands in shallow freshwater pools where they reside between rocks and fallen vegetation. Due to its unique habitat in the wild, this plant can be grown successfully submerged in the aquarium, or emerged in a high humidity terrarium, paludarium, or vivarium. 

Dwarf Baby Tears are commonly used as densely packed carpets in the foreground or grown in tufts attached to rock and driftwood. This plant is adored because of its small size, and bright green color. Hemianthus callitichoides grows best in a high nutrient substrate with that is rich in iron.

In the aquarium, 'Hemianthus callitichoides' is a moderate to care for plant that requires high light, high nutrient, and high CO2 supplementation. Dwarf Baby Tears are ideal for small aquariums, nano aquariums, shrimp tanks, terrariums, and paludariums.

Although this plant may be a moderately slow grower in the aquarium, with enough time and care it will begin to flourish and spread through runners.

Why choose Anubias Italy tissue culture plants?

- Your plants will be free of pests and unwanted organisms.

- They're environmentally friendly, sustainably produced, and perfect clones.

- Plants grown in vitro are guaranteed to be healthy and strong with no contaminants or pesticides.

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