Limnophila Heterophylla

Limnophila Heterophylla - Aquarium Plants Factory
Limnophila Heterophylla
Limnophila Heterophylla - Aquarium Plants Factory
Limnophila Heterophylla - Aquarium Plants Factory

Limnophila Heterophylla

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Limnophila Heterophylla, a striking yet easy-to-care-for aquatic plant, is a fantastic addition to any freshwater aquarium. Originating from Southeast Asia, it is renowned for its fast growth and feathery, vibrant green leaves, making it a favorite among aquascaping enthusiasts.

This plant is highly adaptable, thriving in a range of water conditions and light levels, though it flourishes best in medium to high lighting. Its rapid growth rate makes it an excellent choice for filling in the background or midground of tanks, creating a lush, dense aquatic landscape. Limnophila Heterophylla is also known for its ability to absorb excess nutrients, helping to maintain water quality and reduce algae growth.

Propagation is simple and efficient; just trim the top of the plant and replant the cutting into the substrate. This process allows for easy cultivation and shaping of your underwater garden.

Limnophila Heterophylla is not only aesthetically pleasing but also creates a healthy environment for your fish and invertebrates, providing shelter and enhancing the overall biodiversity of your aquarium.

Whether you're a seasoned aquarist or just starting, Limnophila Heterophylla is an excellent choice for adding beauty and balance to your aquatic setup.

  • Sold as loose Fresh-cut plants, Bunched plants, or Potted plants
  • Fresh-cut plants | Approx. 6 stems, loose fresh-cut stems without root
  • Bunched plants | Approx. 6 fresh-cut stems without root, bundled with foam, and lead weight
  • Potted plants | Approx. 6 fresh-cut stems without root, potted with net pot and rockwool

Disclaimer: Pictures are not the actual plants you will receive, but a sample representation. Unless specific, we don't guarantee aquatic plants will be free of pests, and pesticides, grow emerged, or submerge. 

          Scientific Name

          Limnophila Heterophylla

          Common Name


          Plant Type

          Stem Plants


          Midground, Background


          Not required

          Growth Rates


          Difficulty Level


          Nutrient Substrate


          Can it grow emerged?


          Lighting Requirements

          Medium - High


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          Handling time for Live Plants orders:
          Live plants are shipped from Monday - Saturday if you choose United States Postal Services (USPS): Most plant-only orders can ship out within 1-3 business days excluded out-of-stock, pre-order, or backorder products.
          UPS 2-Days and UPS Overnight only ship from Monday-Wednesday to ensure they arrived in the same week. Please be mindful we also have 1-2 business days handling time, so please placed your order on or before Tuesday, the cut off time is 6:00 AM Pacific Time (PT)
          Handling time for Live Animals orders:
          Live Animals are shipped from  Monday - Wednesday: Live Animals orders take longer to ship. We only ship Live Animals orders when they can be delivered within the week so they don't spend an extra day in transit on the weekend.
          Handling time for Live Animals ranges from 1-5 business days depending on the weather and health of the livestock. We will email tracking information when the order is shipped.
          Free ShippingWe offer Free Shipping on eligible orders.
          • Free Shipping will take 2-5 days to reach you
          • If your orders included Live Plants & Live Animals. We will combine the shipment and you will see the flat rate shipping cost at checkout
          • Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Guam, and US Virgin Islands customers are not qualified for the Free Shipping program. Please upgrade to Expedited or Express Mail for faster delivery. 
            Delayed Parcels: Sometimes your packages may take longer than normal to arrive with U.S. Postal Service or our chosen courier. We are legally obliged to wait 15 working days (3 weeks) for a package to be considered lost. See U.S. Postal Service website for further detail. 
            • We cannot be held responsible for any delay caused by U.S. Postal Service but if your packages were lost by the courier service, we will issue a replacement by 50/50, which means we pay 50% and the customers pay 50% plus shipping for the replacement orders.
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            Cancellations: We understand sometimes thing goes out of control.
            • Please contact us ASAP if you want to cancel your orders. Orders only might be canceled if they are not being shipped by shipping couriers. 

            Return Policy: All sales are final

            • We do not accept returns or exchanges for Live Plants and Live Animals

               WHAT WE GUARANTEE

              24 Hours Live Arrival Guarantee* - In a rare case of live stocks dead on arrival, we must be notified within 24 hours by the same day of delivery. Please take clear photos of the damaged product and send it to us within 24 hours.  Live Arrival Guarantee will be void after 24 hours of delivery. All replacements are considered final and we will not replace the replacement.

              1. Picture requirements: Take at least 2 clear photos of damaged product in their original, unopened & sealed transparent packing and send photos and orders information to our email within 24 hours: 
              2. Please do not take picture of damaged plants, or animals in your aquarium. Once they have been introduced to your aquarium's ecosystem. It is no longer covered by our guarantee.

              Please be aware that our Live Arrival Guarantee is subject to certain conditions. Specifically, the guarantee will not be applicable in cases where the package is marked as 'invalid address', 'undeliverable' or is 'returned to sender.' This includes situations such as a vacant delivery address, a missing apartment number, or any other issues that prevent the postal service from delivering your package.

              It is crucial to provide accurate and complete shipping information to ensure the successful delivery of your order and the applicability of the Live Arrival Guarantee.

              Please keep in mind that Live Arrival Guarantee only guarantees that live stocks will be alive upon arrival. We cannot guarantee that you will continue to have success with them. Many factors, including the aquarium environment, water quality, nutrient, temperature, lighting, filter, and CO2 system, can contribute to the failure to grow live plants and live animals.



              Even though our plants are very clean, but we can't guarantee they will be 100% pest-free because we cannot be responsible for your aquarium. Please use it at your own risk. We recommended all customers rinse the plants with clean water and quarantine them before use.

              However, plants in tissue culture will be 100% free from pests, algae and never have been contacting with any aquarium.

              1. Due to the nature of the product. We don't guarantee our plants will be pests free. ( snails, algae, hitchhikers )
              2. We don't guarantee our plants will be free of pesticides. We use homemade, organic pesticides in our greenhouse to control pests. We do not use pesticides that contain copper. Copper is toxic to invertebrates such as aquatic snails, crabs, shrimps, etc
              3. We don't guarantee your aquarium success or are responsible for your aquarium inhabitant including but not limited to fish, shrimp, snail, turtle, etc. So please quarantine all plants when use!
              4. Unless specific, we don't guarantee aquatic plants will be grow emerged or submerge.
              Environmental Preservation Notice

              🌱 Environmental Preservation Notice 🌱

              Please review your state's regulations on restricted plants, as we are committed to not shipping plants that are restricted in your area. Do not release any plants into the wild or waterways, as this can harm local ecosystems by introducing invasive species.

              Your cooperation in protecting the environment is appreciated. For continuously updated information, refer to the USDA State Noxious Weed list here.

              Thank you for your responsible commitment to environmental preservation.

              Customer Reviews

              Based on 8 reviews
              Jordyn Cooper
              Melted away

              I ordered three bundles. Almost 20 days later and I only have two stems left that I am fairly certain are not going to make it

              Great plant

              So far all three bunches are growing very well after only about a week. Lovely plant.

              Limnophila Heterophylla

              First time ordering this plant - very strong and healthy!

              Michael Donner

              Second order. First set growing like crazy. These are in only a day. Look very healthy

              bernard heyward
              plants I never heard of before

              both plants I took a chance with the hygro lancea and the limn heterophylla like both of them.
              they look good in my aquarium. now I have to add co2 for them. the factory have so many plants
              it so hard to pick, not just the ordinary evey day every body has plants 5 stars.

              Lucille Robinson
              Arrived Healthy

              I am well pleased with my plants. Delivered as described. The plants look like the pictures posted. Planted in substrate 12/21/23. Today 12/26/23, Color is vibrant, and the plants are very healthy.

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