Best seller aquarium carpeting plant

The number one world best seller aquarium carpeting plant is the Micranthemum tweediei 'Monte Carlo' a plant from Argentina. It has compact, round and fresh light green leaves on creeping stalks and creates a fast-growing carpet in the front of the aquarium. The plant can grow in light shadow, but requires good light conditions, as well as CO2 additive, in order to develop optimally and become really compact. Can be grown sometime on hardscape with a stunning fall feature.


  • Type: Carpeting

  • Origin: South America

Country or continent where a plant is the most common. Cultivars arise or are bred in cultivation.

  • Growth rate: Medium

Growth rate of the plant compared to other aquatic plants.

  • Height: 3 - 5+

Average height (cm) of the plant after two months in the tank.

  • Light demand: Medium

The average or medium light demand of an aquarium plant is 0,5 W/L.

  • CO2: Medium

A medium need in CO2 is 6-14 mg/L. A high demand in CO2 is approx. 15-25 mg/L.

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