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Monte Carlo Aquarium Plant | Micranthemum Tweediei    Portion Size: You will receive a 6x6cm flat portion. Description: Are you looking for a plant that will add a...
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Monte Carlo Aquarium Plant | Micranthemum Tweediei 

 

Portion Size:

You will receive a 6x6cm flat portion.

Description:

Are you looking for a plant that will add a beautiful green carpet to your aquarium? Look no further than Monte Carlo! This popular aquatic plant is known for its small, bright green leaves and ability to form a dense, low-growing carpet.

Monte Carlo (Micranthemum 'Monte Carlo') is a member of the Scrophulariaceae family and is native to Argentina. It's a fast-growing plant that thrives in a variety of conditions, making it an ideal choice for beginner and expert aquascapers alike.

Here are some tips for successfully growing Monte Carlo in your aquarium:

Lighting: Monte Carlo plant requires moderate to high lighting to grow successfully. If you don't have adequate lighting, consider using LED lights or adding a reflector to your current lighting system.

CO2: Monte Carlo also requires a good source of carbon dioxide (CO2) to grow. If you don't have a CO2 system, consider using liquid CO2 supplements or adding CO2-rich soil to your aquarium substrate.

Water Quality: Monte Carlo prefers soft, slightly acidic water with a pH of 6.0-7.5. It also requires good water circulation to prevent the growth of algae.

Planting: Monte Carlo is best planted in a nutrient-rich substrate, such as aqua soil or substrate fertilizers. To create a carpet effect, plant the individual stems of the plant close together and trim the tips regularly to encourage bushy growth.

With its vibrant green color and carpeting effect, Monte Carlo is a great addition to any aquascape. Its small leaves make it an excellent foreground plant that can be used to highlight other plants and decorations in your aquarium.

In summary, Monte Carlo is a beautiful and easy-to-grow aquatic plant that's perfect for aquascaping beginners and experts alike. By following the tips above and providing the right conditions, you can create a stunning underwater landscape that will impress everyone who sees it!



Quick Stats

  • Scientific Name: Micranthemum Tweediei 
  • Care Level: Intermediate
  • Growth Rate: Medium
  • Tank Placement: foreground, perfect carpeting plant
  • Lighting Requirement: will thrive in medium to high light
  • Ideal Temperature: 20°-28°C
  • pH: 5.5-8
  • CO2: No
  • Substrate: Yes

Customer Reviews

Based on 10 reviews
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Ross
Rubbish don't purchase

Package received in a lil plastic zip lock bag, little to any roots, plants died not long after

J
Jp
Beware poor quality

Plants arrived slimey and deteriorating. Very disappointed

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R.G.
Couldn’t be better

Received a very generous portion with great roots, this is already growing well in under a week, such a beautiful shade of green and the fish are loving it

J
James

Good sized bunch with healthy roots.

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Amanda Holden
Monte Carlo

Plant came well packaged and more than I was expecting. It’s growing in my tank and is super healthy! Very happy

Customer Reviews

Based on 10 reviews
40%
(4)
30%
(3)
10%
(1)
0%
(0)
20%
(2)
R
Ross
Rubbish don't purchase

Package received in a lil plastic zip lock bag, little to any roots, plants died not long after

J
Jp
Beware poor quality

Plants arrived slimey and deteriorating. Very disappointed

R
R.G.
Couldn’t be better

Received a very generous portion with great roots, this is already growing well in under a week, such a beautiful shade of green and the fish are loving it

J
James

Good sized bunch with healthy roots.

A
Amanda Holden
Monte Carlo

Plant came well packaged and more than I was expecting. It’s growing in my tank and is super healthy! Very happy

Shipping Note

We ship from Mondays to Wednesdays (all orders from Monday to noon of Wednesday will be ship out in the same week and any orders made after noon of Wednesday will be processed next Monday).

For any livestock you have in your order, we will ship them via Australia Post express service. This will usually take 24 - 48 hours to reach you after leaving our workshop.

Any other dry goods, bonsai, plants, and accessories will be sent via standard post. Usually, you will receive the items within 3-7 business day after order is fulfilled.

We alway try to process your order as soon as we can, if you have any questions please contact us on support@aquafy.com.au.

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