Dwarf Baby Tears Tissue Culture

Micranthemum callitrichoides is a small aquatic plant commonly known as "Dwarf Baby Tears" in the aquarium hobby. It is native to Cuba and was previously known as Hemianthus callitrichoides cuba, but in 2010, it was reclassified as Micranthemum callitrichoides based on molecular and morphological studies.
Hemianthus Callitrichoides - Tissue Culture Cup - Aquarium Plants Factory
Hemianthus Callitrichoides - Tissue Culture Cup - Aquarium Plants Factory

Dwarf Baby Tears Tissue Culture

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Micranthemum callitrichoides is a small aquatic plant commonly known as "Dwarf Baby Tears" in the aquarium hobby. It is native to Cuba and was previously known as Hemianthus callitrichoides cuba, but in 2010, it was reclassified as Micranthemum callitrichoides based on molecular and morphological studies.

This plant is highly prized in aquascaping due to its small size and ability to form a dense, lush carpet of greenery in the foreground of an aquarium. It requires high levels of light and CO2 supplementation to thrive, but with the right conditions, it can grow quickly and provide a beautiful and natural-looking aquascape.

  • Sold as a Tissue Culture Plants with vitamin liquid/gel
  • Packaging May Vary! To be sent in either in vitro bag or cup
  • Bag / Cup size: Approx. 2.5 x 2.5 inches
  • Sustainable growth aquarium plants species
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Disclaimer: Pictures are not the actual plants you will receive, but a sample representation. Unless specific, we don't guarantee aquatic plants will be free of pests, and pesticides, grow emerged, or submerge.

 Scientific Name

Micranthemum callitrichoides

Misapplied Name

Hemianthus callitrichoides

Common Name

Dwarf Baby Tears, HC

Placement

Foreground

CO2

Required

Growth Rates

Slow

Difficulty Level

Intermediate

Nutrient Substrate

Required

Can be grow emerged?

Yes

Lighting Requirements

High - Very High

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        WHAT WE CAN'T GUARANTEE

        Even though our plants are very clean, but we can't guarantee they will be 100% pest-free because we cannot be responsible for your aquarium. Please use it at your own risk. We recommended all customers rinse the plants with clean water and quarantine them before use.

        However, plants in tissue culture will be 100% free from pests, algae and never have been contacting with any aquarium.

        1. Due to the nature of the product. We don't guarantee our plants will be pests free. ( snails, algae, hitchhikers )
        2. We don't guarantee our plants will be free of pesticides. We use homemade, organic pesticides in our greenhouse to control pests. We do not use pesticides that contain copper. Copper is toxic to invertebrates such as aquatic snails, crabs, shrimps, etc
        3. We don't guarantee your aquarium success or are responsible for your aquarium inhabitant including but not limited to fish, shrimp, snail, turtle, etc. So please quarantine all plants when use!
        4. Unless specific, we don't guarantee aquatic plants will be grow emerged or submerge.
        We kindly request that you familiarize yourself with your state's regulations concerning restricted plants, as we are committed to not sending any plants that may be restricted in your jurisdiction. Additionally, we urge you not to release any plants into the wild or waterways, as it can cause significant harm to the local ecosystem by potentially introducing invasive species and disrupting the natural ecological balance. Your understanding and cooperation in protecting the environment are highly appreciated. For your convenience, you can access the continuously updated USDA State Noxious Weed list through this link: https://www.ams.usda.gov/sites/default/files/media/StateNoxiousWeedsSeedList.pdf. Thank you for your responsible commitment to environmental preservation.

        Customer Reviews

        Based on 37 reviews
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        Idan

        Great plants
        Came in good condition all the way to New York
        Will definitely order again ❤️

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        Pedro

        One dead and nothing has been done

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        Daniel

        Healthy and large portions.

        A
        Anonymous
        Stunning quality

        Have been trying to dry start a tank for months. This is my third try, and thankfully this attempt will take. The success is due to the quality of the tissue cultures I received from APF - just top quality, beautiful dwarf baby tears. I've tried all the usual suspects, APF is the real deal.

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        CHRIS BOYLES
        Great quality

        They looked fantastic, however I ordered this before and it was very nice portions but this time they were have the size when I first ordered them.

        B
        Brian Badersnider
        Good quality and healthy amount

        The Baby Tears came in very healthy and you receive a good amount in each cup. It's been a week in the tank and it still looks very healthy and looks to be taking off. I would definitely order baby tears from APF again.

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