Micranthemum 'Monte Carlo’

Aquatic Plants

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Micranthemum ‘Monte Carlo' is a low growing aquatic plant that originates from New Zealand. If given sufficient lighting and nutrients it can grow into a thick carpet. Its leaves are small and round with bright green coloration. In addition, it's often compared to Hemianthus Callitrichoides (HC/Dwarf Baby Tears) but with larger leaves. It's common for anyone who has had difficulties with HC to try Monte Carlo since the general consensus is that it's much easier to grow. 

High lighting and CO2 injection are necessary to keep this plant lush and low growing. This plant can grow quickly and require regular trimming when kept under proper conditions. 

Common Name Monte Carlo
Care Moderate
Medium to High
Suggested Placement Foreground
Trim and plant runners
Growth Rate
Moderate to Fast

Ultum Nature Systems 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
Live plants are shipped Monday through Thursday for all west coast orders. For all remaining states, live plants will only be shipped Monday through Wednesday to ensure they arrive at your doorstep 100% healthy.

Rimless aquariums will be shipped throughout the week via UPS Ground. For more information, please visit our FAQ page.

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.

To be eligible for a refund/store credit, please contact us within 12 hours of receiving it and provide a photo of the item in its original packaging.

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