This popular, small leafed plant is often shortened as ‘HC’ and is now a staple in the hobby.
CO2 is by and large required. Hemianthus callitrichoides ‘Cuba’ will survive and grow slowly in non-CO2 injected aquarium if low /no competition for CO2 is present. Although this plant is not particularly demanding in terms of nutrients, nitrate levels and all macronutrients need to be added to the aquarium.
If enough light and space is provided it has a creeping habit. However, when the carpet is...
This is a very versatile plant with lanceolate or elliptical leaves, up to 1cm long. The leaves have a slight transparency. The plants grow straight up if not trimmed and light is low. It can grow in aquariums without CO2 injection.
The abundant branching leads nice, lush bushes suitable for the midground in nano aquariums. In larger aquariums it can also be used as foreground if trimmed frequently.
The correct name for the plant commercially available is Hemianthus glomeratus. This was...
This bright green floating plant can also be anchored in the substrate or attached to wood or stone.
An easy and fast grower that can also grow emersed to produce beautiful light purple flowers.
This plant is originally from India and is quite similar to a medium-sized, broad-leaved Cryptocoryne. It can be used in the aquarium like Cryptocorynes, but needs sufficient light to develop colours.