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Tropica 1-2 Grow Micranthemum 'Monte Carlo' Live Plants

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Micranthemum 'Monte Carlo' Live Plants are primed and ready in nutrient filled media to grow to rapidly...
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Micranthemum 'Monte Carlo' Live Plants are primed and ready in nutrient filled media to grow to 20cm high within 30 days of being introduced into your aquarium. "Just one pot contains several plants that within 30 days will grow and fill your aquaria, at such great value for money Tropica 1-2 grow is the next step forward in aquatic plants."

When you enter a garden centre to buy plants for your garden, the most important thing is to consider size, width and maybe colour of how the different plants look fully grown. Many of the plants you choose are maybe bulbs, young plants, small fruit trees and even seed. The largest concern is for you to get high quality rooting and plants which are free from any possible disease!It's exactly what 1-2-GROW! plants offer for your aquatic environment. Grown in sterile conditions, free from algae, snails and pests the 1-2-GROW! products offer you a sound start for your tank.

Compared to normal aquatic pots, you also get lots of plant material per cup. Like building up a new garden, you need to be patient to see it grow. It's exactly the same with 1-2-GROW! Plants - but it's worth waiting for!

Carefully remove the plant from it's tub and wash off the growing media in clean tap water.- Use very sharp scissors to cut the plants into 6-8 small sections.- Use tweezers to plant your new plants and just watch them GROW!

Description: Tropica’s Elatine hydropiper has changed its name! DNA-sequencing of the plant shows that the genus is Micranthemum. The commonly used name 'Monte Carlo' will be applied until the species is determined. The content of the cup is the same, now with the name Micranthemum 'Monte Carlo'.
Micranthemum 'Monte Carlo' comes from Europe and Eastern Asia. 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. 


  • ORIGIN: Asia and Europe
  • OBTAINABLE WIDTH: 2-30+ cm
  • LIGHT DEMANDS: 0.5 Watt pr Litre
  • CO2 DEMANDS: 6-14 mg per Litre

Our thoughts:The 1-2 grow range from Tropica is in our opinion the best way to introduce live plants into the aquaria. These plants are grown in completely sterile conditions giving them the best possible start without any pests or diseases. Each pot comes packed with little plants in a nutrient filled gel ready to be planted into your aquarium.Just one pot contains several plants that within 30 days will grow and fill your aquaria, at such great value for money Tropica 1-2 grow is the next step forward in aquatic plants. By safely storing the plants in these little pots they are protected from drying out and damage during transport enabling them to arrive with our customers in tip top condition.

Additional Information

MPN 025 TC
Barcode 5703249825025
Brand Tropica

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oh so simple Review by joeseph
probably the easiest carpet plant i have ever grown! the plant arrive din impeccable condition. i simply broke the plant into chunks and gently tucked it under some gravel in various spots. at first growt h was slow but after 2 weeks the plants really took off. after 2 months i had a beautiful green carpet. so easy no fuss! (Posted on 12/08/2014)

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