Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Dwarf Baby Tears | Hemianthus Callitrichoides - Information, Care, Growing

Name in stores:  Dwarf Baby Tears, Angel's Tears
Latin Name:
Hemianthus Callitrichoides
Ideal Water Temperature:  68 - 82.4 Fahrenheit | 20 - 28 Celsius
Ideal Water PH: 
5.0 - 7.5
Ligh Requirements:
Bright Lighting
Rate of Growth: 
Difficulty Level:
Northern Mediterranear
Ideal Position in Aquarium:

This is a great plant for placing in the foreground of an aquarium. They can grow on rocks, wood, or thinner gravel in the aquarium. Due to their density and small leaves, they can serve as a good place for spawning fish. The new baby fish can hide in between the leaves and avoid being eaten by other fish in the tank.

Below is a video of how to plant Dwarf Baby Tears in an aquarium.


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