Lilaeopsis Mauritiana

Aquatic Plants
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Lilaeopsis Mauritiana AKA Micro Sword is a variant similar to Lilaeopsis Brasiliensis that isn't as demanding. This particular aquatic plant can be used to create a grassy underwater lawn or as clumps of bushes in the midground of aquarium tanks. Lilaeopsis Mauritiana is a great choice for beginners who are trying to grow a carpeting plant for the first time.

This plant grows by spreading runners horizontally throughout the substrate. Lighting and CO2 injection are essential in keeping the growth short and compact. Propagation is simple, trim portions from of horizontal shoots and replant.

Common Name Micro Sword
Care Easy to Moderate
Low to Medium
Suggested Placement Foreground
Trim and plant runners
Growth Rate
Moderate to Fast

Tissue culture plants are grown in-vitro by laboratories who specialize in propagating aquatic plants. There is a huge selection of plant species that have been propagated this way. This is truly the best option for those who want absolutely zero unwanted pests, algae and pesticides. This makes them perfect for shrimp keepers and any planted tank enthusiasts alike.

NOTE: It is important to remove the tissue culture agar gel before planting. Simply wash the gel away, divide, and plant.

Shipping, Returns and Refunds
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Hard goods can be returned up to 14 days after receipt of purchase. Buyer is responsible for return shipping.

Due to its nature, we are unable to accept returns for live plants. In the unlikely event you are unsatisfied in any way, please contact us ASAP. We provide 100% DOA (Dead On Arrival) protection.

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