Dwarf Baby Tears (Hemianthus callitrichoides)


A miniature species originating in Cuba, Dwarf Baby Tears is among the most popular foreground plants in the aquascaping hobby due to its compact, densely carpeting growth habit. For best results, this plant requires CO2 injection, strong lighting, and the addition of fertilizer as well as routine trimming to maintain its carpet-like growth.



Dwarf Baby Tears (Hemianthus callitrichoides)

Care Level: Moderate
Preferred Light Level: High, with CO2 Supplemtation
Placement/Size: A compact, dense carpeting plant ideal for foregrounds