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Baby Tears - Bacopa monniera

Baby Tears - Bacopa monniera

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Baby Tears 

Type: Stem

Care Level: Easy

Growth Rate: Average

Lighting Requirements: Medium to Very High

Propagation: Cuttings

Origins: Southern India, Australia, Europe, Africa, Asia, North and South America

Color: Green


Baby Tears, also known as Bacopa monniera, is an excellent choice for both aquariums and ponds. With its delicate, lush green leaves, it adds a vibrant touch to any aquatic environment.

Aquarium Use:

  • Perfect for creating a dense carpet effect in aquariums.
  • Requires medium to very high lighting for optimal growth.

Pond Use:

  • Ideal for planting in shallow areas near the edge of the pond.
  • Can be potted and placed to creep along the surface and edges of the water.

Pond Potting Instructions:

  1. Line a plastic mesh pond pot with high-flow weed matting.
  2. Fill the pot with Daltons Aquatic Mix.
  3. Cap with fine washed pebble to prevent the mix from escaping.
  4. Remove the bottom 3 cm of leaves from the stems.
  5. Plant the stems 1-3 inches apart.
  6. Slowly lower the pot into the pond to avoid disturbance.

Note: This plant may contain aquatic snails, as it is not sourced from a snail-free environment.

Additional Information:

  • Great for both aquariums and ponds.
  • Provides excellent cover and habitat for small aquatic creatures.
  • Enhances the aesthetic appeal of your aquatic setup with its lush, green appearance.

Add Baby Tears to your aquarium or pond today and enjoy the vibrant greenery it brings!

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