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Hemianthus Callitrichoides 'Cuba,' often referred to as HC Cuba, is a petite yet powerful aquatic plant that weaves a lush tapestry of miniature wonders in your aquascape. Originating from Cuba, this plant is celebrated for its diminutive size, vibrant green colour, and carpeting growth habit. As one of the smallest aquarium plants available, HC Cuba is an ideal choice for foreground placement, creating a verdant carpet that emulates the lush landscapes of its native habitat. Its intricate growth pattern not only adds visual depth to your aquascape but also provides a haven for small aquatic inhabitants. With moderate care requirements and a preference for higher light levels, this plant is favored by aquascaping enthusiasts for its ability to transform aquarium floors into a captivating, green landscape reminiscent of a lush meadow.


Invitro Cup:

  • Each Cup has 6-8 plants in.

  • Plug-and-Play: Each plant comes in a sealed, gel-filled cup, complete with its own nutrient-rich substrate. No more messy planting or troublesome algae issues. Just open the cup, rinse the gel off the roots, and plant directly in your substrate.

  • Pristine and Pesticide-Free: Invitro plants are meticulously cultivated in a sterile laboratory environment, ensuring they are free of pests, diseases, and algae. You can confidently add them to your aquarium without fear of introducing unwanted guests.


Invitro Pots are snail and pest free. Find out more about Invitro pots here!


Hemianthus Callitrichoides 'Cuba' is your gateway to transforming the foreground of your aquarium into a mesmerizing, miniature world. With its intricate growth and lush greenery, this plant is a must-have for aquascapers seeking to create a visually stunning and dynamic underwater landscape. Immerse yourself in the beauty of HC Cuba today!

Hemianthus Callitrichoides ‘cuba’ Invitro pot

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  • Miniature Wonderland: HC Cuba creates a breathtaking miniature wonderland in your aquarium with its tiny, vibrant green leaves. Its carpeting growth habit transforms the foreground into a lush meadow, adding an enchanting touch to your aquascape.

  • Foreground Focal Point: Perfectly suited for foreground placement, HC Cuba acts as a captivating focal point. Its intricate growth pattern adds visual interest and depth to the front of your aquarium, creating a sense of scale and dimension.

  • Haven for Aquatic Life: Beyond its visual appeal, HC Cuba provides a cozy haven for small aquatic inhabitants. The dense carpeting serves as a protective space, enhancing the well-being of shrimp, small fish, and other tiny aquatic creatures.

  • Moderate Care Requirements: While considered moderately challenging, HC Cuba rewards dedicated aquarists with its lush growth. Higher light levels and optional CO2 supplementation promote optimal development, making it a favorite among aquascaping enthusiasts.

  • Runner Propagation: Witness your underwater meadow flourish as HC Cuba spreads through runners, allowing for easy propagation and expansion of its verdant carpet.

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