This bright green floating plant can also be anchored in the substrate or attached to wood or stone.
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...