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Re: Hemianthus callitrichoides
>>Has anyone any experiences of Hemianthus callitrichoides? Seems to be a
alternative to Glossistigma?
Same family as micranthemoides, right? I have some micranthemoides that
grew this way totally by accident.. . couple of very small stem peices got
mixed up with some glossostigma I planted. The Glosso I planted in that area
got all up rooted and died off during an algae fight, but the
micranthemoides grew on top of the substrate and has grown out to about a 6"
square area...all hugging the substrate growing completly horizontal. Looks
exactly like the Tropica illustration you mention. I have had a heck of a
time trying to do this intentionally with Micranthemoides or Neil Franks
"Pearl Grass". No matter what I have done it always grows vertically. Leave
it to nature to do it right I guess. I hope it continues to cover my entire
substrate. Looks pretty cool, and more unique than Glosso. (glosso has
gotten so common now!)
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