Limnophila sp. “Vietnam” is a relatively small stem plant with light green leaves. With its potential to exhibit bush-like growth under certain conditions, Limnophila sp. “Vietnam” makes the midground look natural, which is essential to the appearance of the aquascape as a whole.

Plant Data

Name: Limnophila sp. “Vietnam”

Origin: South East Asia

pH: 6.5

Light: High

CO2: Necessary

Limnophila sp. “Vietnam” can be cultivated in a standard Nature Aquarium setup which contains proper lighting, filter, and CO2 injection like many other aquatic plants. Its height is around 10cm, which is relatively small compared to similar stem plants such as Rotala sp. This is an ideal height for midground plants.

How to Cultivate Limnophila sp. “Vietnam”

Limnophila sp. “Vietnam” has recently been introduced to the aquarium hobby and is now sold in several forms. The easiest way to cultivate Limnophila sp. “Vietnam” is to buy the tissue-culture plant. It may look fragile, but the roots are painstakingly protected by the nutrient medium. It is unlikely that the plants get damaged. Therefore, tissue culture plants can easily adapt to the water of your tank.

Limnophila sp. “Vietnam” is one of the easiest aquatic plants due to its strength and fast growth rate. However, strong lights and CO2 injection are required to retain the plants’ health and growth.


  • Tissue-culture plant is recommended 
  • Strong light and CO2 injection is required