The Best Aquarium Stem Plants For Foreground Limnophila sp. Vietnam

The Best Aquarium Stem Plants For Foreground “Limnophila sp. Vietnam”

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The Best Aquarium Stem Plants For Foreground “Limnophila sp. Vietnam” – Limnophila sp. “Vietnam” is another good choice for planting in the foreground or midground area. This aquatic plant as a star-shaped leaf structure and has bright green coloration as other Limnophila species. It leaves also has acute tips and linear.

It’s categorized as a stem plant. The stem of this plant is relatively small, with a creeping to bushy growth habit and perfect to create massive bushes.

This foreground aquarium plant also creeps along the substrate throwing little off-shoots. This beautiful aquarium stem plant is very simple to grow with little demands.

The Best Aquarium Stem Plants For Foreground Limnophila sp. Vietnam
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The Best Aquarium Stem Plants For Foreground “Limnophila sp. Vietnam”

This Limnophila species is still considered in the aquarium hobby, but it’s slowly spread to various countries.

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The Best Aquarium Stem Plants For Foreground “Limnophila sp. Vietnam”

Under the medium lighting, the Limnophila leaves look light green coloration, and if it combines with darker green mosses/aquarium plants, it can add a striking contrast view. While in high lighting and optimal condition, it can transform into reddish-brown coloration and giving it a splendid appearance.

See the related article about ground cover aquarium plants, below:
The Best Aquarium Stem Plants For Foreground Limnophila sp. Vietnam
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The Best Aquarium Stem Plants For Foreground “Limnophila sp. Vietnam”

This ground cover plant would make a beautiful addition to the foreground or midground in larger planted tanks and looking nice in the nano aquarium like background. check your best foreground aquarium plants, here!!

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The Best Aquarium Stem Plants For Foreground “Limnophila sp. Vietnam”

With regular trimming and patience, the Limnophila sp. “Vietnam” can form a thick and dense carpet on the substrate. That’s a reason why it can become a nice alternative to Hemianthus Cuba (HC), Glossostigma, and Hairgrass as a foreground plant.

Knowing other the best live foreground aquarium plants:

The Best Aquarium Stem Plants For Foreground “Limnophila sp. Vietnam”

Same as mostly stem plants type, the propagation of this plant is simple by cuttings the stem or cut of daughter plants and then replanted into rich nutrient aquarium substrate. Find your best aquarium substrates for your tanks, here!!

For the details about Limnophila sp. Vietnam, see the video below:

 

 

Plant Profile:

  • Major group: Angiosperms
  • Order: Lamiales
  • Family: Plantaginaceae
  • Genus: Limnophila
  • Botanical Name: Limnophila sp. “Vietnam”
  • Synonyms Name: Limnophila sp. mini ‘Vietnam,’ Limnophila Vietnam mini, Limnophila mini ‘Vietnam.’
  • Origin: South East Asia
  • Difficulty: Medium
  • Growth: Fast
  • Lighting Needs: Moderate-High
  • Temperature Tolerance: 15- 30° C
  • Optimum Temperature: 22 – 27°C
  • Carbonate Hardness: 0 – 7° dKH
  • pH: 4.5 – 7.5
  • Carbon Dioxide: 20 – 40 mg/l
  • Nitrate: 10-50 mg/l
  • Phosphate: 0.1-3 mg/l
  • Potassium: 5-30 mg/l
  • Iron: 0.01-0.5 mg/l
  • Propagation: Runners, Cutting Off Daughter Plants, Splittings, Cutting
  • Plant Type: Creeping Stem
  • Can grow emersed?: Yes
  • Suitable for Beginners: No
  • Availability: Available commercially
  • Potioning In Aquarium: Foreground, Nano Tanks, Ground Cover, Midground, Background, Group