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Hemianthus callitrichoides ‘Cuba’

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  • The aquarium plant with the smallest leaves
  • Grows to form a dense carpet
  • Highly popular in aquascaping
  • Especially recommendable for nano tanks

Hemianthus callitrichoides is one of the world’s smallest aquarium plants. It was originally imported by Holger Windelov, who found it in a riverbed on Cuba, to the west of Havana. Its delicate stems with the tiny roundish to ovoid leaves have a creeping growth habit. When planted in small tufts at a distance of a few centimetres, the plant will soon spread and form an uninterrupted carpet. Hemianthus callitrichoides is an attractive foreground plant for small as well as large tanks.