Monte Carlo – Micranthemum Tweediei Mat


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Micranthemum Tweediei also known as Monte Carlo is an aquatic plant that is relatively new to the hobby. The Monte Carlo is also known as the “New Large Pearl Grass”, it is a light green plant with small-rounded leaves and creeping stems.

Monte Carlo is one of the best carpeting plants for aquariums, it stretches sideways and it is best suited for foreground placement in the tank. Care difficulty level and light requirement for this plant are medium, it is a delicate plant that can adapt to various kinds of habitat for growth and survival.

Family Name: Phrymaceae

Origin: Argentina

Height: 1-2”

pH: 6-7.5

Care: Medium

Light: Medium to High

Propagation: Cut new growth along with roots

Growth rate: Moderate to Fast

You are buying one 3″ x 5″ Mat that is rooted in coco fiber.

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Planting Instructions

Potted plants are started in rock wool. To plant, remove as much rock wool as possible. Most of the rock wool will pull off. If you have any left and want it off, shake the plants gently by holding them by the roots and shaking them in water. Leaving some rock wool will help anchor the plant in your substrate.

To separate the plant into individual plants, grab the stems right above the root and pull gently. The roots should separate if they don’t stop pulling and try other stems. Swirling this plant in water will help each plant separate easier.

Only plant the root in your substrate, not any plant itself, or this can cause melting or shock. For more information on planting and caring for your plants, please go here.

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Additional information

Weight 0.51 lbs
Dimensions 15 × 8 × 7 in


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