Easy Carpeting Aquarium Plants Micranthemum sp. “Montecarlo” Called New Large Pearl Grass

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Easy Carpeting Aquarium Plants Micranthemum sp. “Montecarlo” Called New Large Pearl Grass – Micranthemum sp. “Montecarlo” or known as ‘New Large Pearl Grass’ is an impressive and recommendable ground cover plant for nano, medium or large aquariums. It was taken from a riverbank in the Misiones in North Argentine by some Japanese people. In South America this plant known as ‘Bacopita.’

The Micranthemum monte carlo seems like a bigger version of Hemianthus callitrichoides aka ‘Cuba,’ but it also slightly same as to ‘standard’ Micranthemum umbrosum. They grow flat on the substrate, shaping a dense mat. They have roundish leaves bit smaller and darker green hue than those of Micranthemum umbrosum. When planted in high areas, loose shoots will bow to the substrate. This plant is easier in planting than Hemianthus callitrichoides ‘Cuba,’ so it’s suitable for beginners who are trying makes freshwater aquascape.

The ‘New Large Pearl Grass’ is one of popular freshwater aquarium grass plants, because it’s easy to keeping and growth fastly in the tank than another freshwater carpet plants and it can plant in low tech aquariums too.

Easy Carpeting Aquarium Plants Micranthemum sp. Montecarlo Called New Large Pearl Grass

Easy Carpeting Aquarium Plants Micranthemum sp. “Montecarlo” Called New Large Pearl Grass

[sociallocker][/sociallocker]If you are keeping this plant your tanks, you don’t be confused about the temperature, CO2 injection, lighting levels or aquariums sized because they can survive in all almost conditions. But, same as other aquatic carpet plants, they will continue growth healthier, stronger and live longer where it’s keeping in tanks with sufficient lighting levels, injection CO2 systems, adding regularly liquid fertilizers and using good quality soil with rich micronutrients for the substrate.

Easy Carpeting Aquarium Plants Micranthemum sp. Montecarlo Called New Large Pearl Grass

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Easy Carpeting Aquarium Plants Micranthemum sp. Montecarlo Called New Large Pearl Grass

Easy Carpeting Aquarium Plants Micranthemum sp. “Montecarlo” Called New Large Pearl Grass

How to Plant and Maintenance Micranthemum Monte Carlo

Planting:

Planting this plant is simply, if you have experience on cultivated foreground carpet plants, surely it’s not the problems for you. You just need cutting off the rockwool into 10 millimeters. This Rockwool useful to bind the water and liquid fertilizer that it’s will make the Micranthemum monte carlo very dense, healthier and lusher. After that, dividing it into each section and planted it into or on the substrate with using the good aquascape pinsettes to get great and detailed results (Try the good quality aquascaping pro pinsettes). Or you can cultivate this plant without the Rockwool, and just planted it into the substrate aquascaping pinsettes.

Easy Carpeting Aquarium Plants Micranthemum sp. Montecarlo Called New Large Pearl Grass

Easy Carpeting Aquarium Plants Micranthemum sp. “Montecarlo” Called New Large Pearl Grass

Maintenance:

Although, Micranthemum monte carlo can survive almost in all conditions, doesn’t mean you can ignore it anymore. You should still take care of it properly to grow well, looks beautiful and has very dense carpet. To take care the monte carlo it’s not difficult, and you only need trimming it regularly when it grows too high. Why should you do that? If that plant rise too high and the bottom part of it gradually will die. If the bottom part of this plant dies, then they will be removed from the substrate automatically. Indeed you will lose the beautiful very dense carpet plants in your tanks. Don’t forget for use aquarium pump circulation to drive the rotation of CO2 air and nutrients from liquid fertilizer inside the tanks, which with this way, all plants in your tanks will get same nutrients as well.

Easy Carpeting Aquarium Plants Micranthemum sp. Montecarlo Called New Large Pearl Grass

Easy Carpeting Aquarium Plants Micranthemum sp. “Montecarlo” Called New Large Pearl Grass

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Plant Profile:

  • Major group: Angiosperms
  • Order: Lamiales
  • Family: Linderniaceae
  • Genus: Micranthemum
  • Binomial Name: Micranthemum sp. “Montecarlo-3”
  • Common Name: New Large Pearl Grass, Bacopita
  • Synonyms: Micranthemum sp. ”Montecarlo”, Micranthemum sp. ”Monte Carlo”
  • Misapplied Names: Hemianthus sp. ”Parana-í Guazú”, Elatine hydropiper, Bacopa sp. ”Parana-í Guazú”
  • Origin: Northeastern Argentina
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Grow Rate: Medium
  • Lighting Needs: Medium-High
  • Temperature Tolerance: 15 – 30° C
  • Optimum Temperature: 20 – 25°C
  • Carbonate Hardness: 2 – 12° dKH
  • pH: 5 – 7
  • Height: 1- 3 cm
  • Carbon Dioxide: 20 – 40 mg/l
  • Nitrate: 10 – 50 mg/l
  • Phosphate: 0.1 – 3 mg/l
  • Potassium: 5 – 30 mg/l
  • Iron: 0.01 – 0.5 mg/l
  • Cultivation: Cutting off daughter plants, Splitting
  • Plant Type: Creeping stem
  • Can grow emersed?: Yes
  • Suitable for Beginners: Yes
  • Availability: Available commercially
  • Potioning In Aquarium: Foreground, Nano tanks, Groundcover