Hemianthus Micranthemoides Babytears (HM Narrow)
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Dwarf Baby Tears plant drapes your aquarium with elegant leaf clusters. The smallest of known aquarium plants,Hemianthus callitrichoides is an ideal foreground plant. If regularly pruned, this bright green South American native can also be floated at the water’s surface. Either way, it creates the ideal location for spawning fish to hide their eggs and active bottom dwellers to forage for food.
Native to Cuba, Dwarf Baby Tears will eventually form a dense carpet over your aquarium substrate when planted. Some plants take time to establish themselves; however, once ideal conditions are met, this plant fills in well. For optimal health, H. callitrichoides requires bright, direct lighting and a rich nutrient base.
Provided lighting and nutrient criteria are met, Dwarf Baby Tears is generally not finicky about care. The plant propagates via runners that branch off of the root area. Cuttings from a mature plant can also be repotted and positioned in other areas of your aquarium.
To ensure that your plants arrive in the best possible condition, orders to NSW, VIC, SA, ACT, NT, sent via standard post, will be sent out on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesdays only. Orders from metropolitan Brisbane can be sent from Monday-Thursday. This will ensure that your package does not remain at the post office over the weekend.
Please note that public holidays may also affect delivery.
Please understand that the delivery service is out of our control, but please let us know if your product has not arrived within the 7 days.
Please note: live plants will not be shipped to Western Australia or Tasmania due to quarantine restrictions.