Micranthemum umbrosum, native to the southeastern US and parts of Central/South America, is a popular aquarium plant. It adapts to different growth phases, thriving in emersed summer conditions and submersed winter states. Its recent popularity is attributed to increased availability of suitable aquarium setups.
While M. umbrosum may face initial challenges in new environments, it becomes low-maintenance once acclimated, except for its high light requirement (0.5 W/L). Inadequate light leads to leaf shedding and brittle stems. Additional CO2 is optional but enhances growth.
Propagation is easy by cutting and replanting a main shoot. Emersed cultivation accelerates growth, requiring moist air and a wet substrate. In aquascapes, it's usually placed in the middle/background but can be used in the foreground with intense lighting for a creeping, flattened appearance.
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Express is a flat $14 no matter the order size (I will cover any extra for free).
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We will refund or replace any livestock that arrives DOA (Dead on Arrival) but cannot guarantee your order will arrive on time since we have no control over the postage service. If you have any issues with your order please let us know.