Gender Limnophila brings together ninety seven species aquarium plants belonging to the family Scrophulariaceae. Sometimes confused with Myriphyllun, are plants that multiply by cuttings, which they are planted in shallow water with good lighting. They can grow without any problem out of the water, Y within the aquarium prefer waters well filtered, with a maximum temperature of 25. Within gender, They vary in shape, can be plants with erect stem and other creepers, at the same there are some that are suitable for aquariums and others are not. Plants to which I shall refer below, son appropriate measures to be maintained within a planted aquarium.

Limnophila heterophylla

The distribution of this plant is in India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Southern China and Japan. They are very practical to place plants in the middle and rear of the aquarium, because of its upright stem. Aquatic leaves are pinnate, with opposite segments, are lower subpinnados, bifurcated. They can degenerate if the lighting is dim, no excessive temperatures withstands. The ideal temperature is between 22 ° C and 28 ° C, with a pH between and 7.2., You can measure up 50 centimeters high.

Limnophila sessiliflora

Its height and conditions of the aquarium, They are similar to the Limnophila heterophylla. These plants in the aquarium appreciate that applies carbon dioxide, and a good supply of fertilizer for aquarium plants. It is ideal for tropical aquariums or Amazonian, it is known that it is very resistant, so it is a very common plant in many aquariums. See: Ambulia