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Monte Carlo on Coco Fiber Mat 3" x 3"

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Monte Carlo on Coco Fiber

Micranthemum Tweediei Monte Carlo originates from South America. This plant produces small round leaves in green color. This plant is very easy to keep and is suitable as a beginner plant. It will thrive in varied water conditions.

Care Guide For Monte Carlo

Monte Carlo is highly adaptable and, apart from good lighting, does not have any special requirements. It can be used as a "carpeting" plant for the foregroundmof the aquarium in front of larger plants. Planting Monte Carlo requires patience as it may be difficult to "keep" it in the substrate when planting. Unless, of course, you purchase it already grown on coco fiber such as here. Simply place it in your tank in gravel or substrate and let it spread across your tank.

  • Minimum Lighting Required: Moderate - High 
  • Temperature Range: 70-90°F
  • Tank Placement: Foreground, Floating

Keeping Monte Carlo compacted and dense may require regular trimming and curved aquascaping scissors are best for that job. This small-leaved plant can also be used as a floating plant and as a bog plant. Monte Carlo is also available as potted and in a 4oz Cup.  

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Reviews (24)

  • 5
    Posted by Jose Tovar on 13 May 2021

    Super nice

  • 5
    Posted by Kevin vandenplas on 16 Dec 2020

    These mats came in looking phenomenal. No complaints, very healthy indeed as they’ve already begun growing within 2 weeks in a low tech set up. My hats off to you guys

  • 5
    Posted by Anna on 2 Nov 2020

    I’ve always loved monte carlo and this came SUPER healthy and has been flourishing in my tank!!

  • 5
    Quality plant
    Posted by Miranda on 28 Oct 2020

    Healthy, robust monte carlo. I was able to cut the mat in half and start two different sections in my tank. Both still look great.

  • 5
    Monte Carlo
    Posted by Unknown on 27 Oct 2020

    Very nice addition to the sand bottom in my tank. The snails absolutely love eating this stuff.

  • 5
    Posted by Eric Evangelista on 7 Oct 2020

    excellent shipping and product

  • 5
    Posted by Brian A Brooks on 28 Sep 2020

    excellent plant. Full and beautiful. It did lose quite a few leaves but that is to be expected. Great service and product.

  • 5
    Perfect to get things started
    Posted by Unknown on 15 Jul 2020

    I wanted to try out getting a fiber mat and couldn't be more satisfied. Roots have already started to find its way into the substrate. Very good product

  • 5
    Perfect for under things
    Posted by Andie on 25 Jun 2020

    I ordered this to put in under the thermometer and sponge intake for my tank, all the hard places to vacuum. Works perfectly and looks great!

  • 5
    monte carlo
    Posted by Elaine on 5 May 2020

    Nice and healthy; the mat is a must for this type of plant (bought a similar 'moss' type plant from another vendor without the mat: impossible to plant. Lost pretty much all of it). Good buy, thriving nicely so far - !

  • 5
    Beautifil plant
    Posted by Ana Bermudez on 5 May 2020

    Great plant and beautiful for fish tank decor set up.

  • 5
    Very good quality
    Posted by Michelle on 22 Jan 2020

    Came in nice and green. Well packaged and shipped on time. I placed it in a holding tank and after a week, there is yet to be melt or any other issues.