Dwarf Baby Tears - Hemianthus callitrichoides

Dwarf Baby Tears - Hemianthus callitrichoides was first discovered during an expedition of Havana Cuba by Tropica Founder Holger Windelov and described in literature in 2003. The smallest of known aquarium plants it makes an ideal foregound plant often used as a green carpet but can also be floated at the waters surface.

Water Conditions 
68-82° F
KH 0-10
pH 5.0-7.5

Provide a moderate amount of light in the range of 2 to 3 watts per gallon, using full spectrum bulbs. 
The Dwarf Baby Tears will thrive and spread if given a rich fine grained substrate and a generous amount of light.this species will also benefit from CO2 supplementation.


of  this plant occurs through runners set out by the plant. Allow the new plant to develop a root system and immature leaves prior to separating it from the mother plant.