Alternanthera reineckii ‘Mini’ is magnificent little plant that can certainly add energy in the aquarium. It is characterised by its dwarf stature and its ability to develop vivid coloration. Much like the regular sized Alternanthera reineckii, its colour varies from bronze to deep red depending on light intensity. This plant can be used to carpet foreground or to form a bushy hedge in the midground. Coupled with light-green plants such as Hemianthus callitrichoides ‘Cuba’ and a strong contrast can be achieved.Tissue culture plants are grown in sterile conditions so they are guaranteed to be free from pests, algae and pathogens. To use just simply rinse off the nutrient medium gel, split the plants into portions, and plant the portions into the aquarium Tissue culture plants can be kept its sealed container for some time (even weeks) before planting. However it is recommended to use the plants right away as they will be in better health. Keep in a cool place, out of bright light.