FOREGROUND PLANTS

Foreground aquarium plants are naturally low-growing aquatic plant species that should ideally be placed at the base of an aquascape, in the front of the midground area. Some of these foreground aquarium plants can also be used as carpeting plants and can be grown into a lush carpet of greenery in the front of a tank.
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Java Moss (Vesicularia dubyana) - Windy City Aquariums

Java Moss (Vesicularia dubyana)

$4.99 – $134.99
Vesicularia dubyana, commonly known as Java moss, is an especially hardy and low-maintenance aquarium plant, making it a popular choice amongst aquarists. It is native to southeast Asia, where it...
Dwarf Hairgrass - Windy City Aquariums

Dwarf Hairgrass

$4.99
Dwarf Hairgrass, or Eleocharis Parvula as it is scientifically known, is a great plant for beginners and seasoned aquarium keepers alike. It is an attractive bottom covering plant with long light...
Christmas Moss - Windy City Aquariums

Christmas Moss

$5.99 – $169.99
NOTE: This is a PRE-ORDERED item which should be ready to ship out after the 9th of February. Orders containing pre-ordered items won't ship until we have all items instock so please do not...
Cryptocoryne Wendtii "Red" - Windy City Aquariums

Cryptocoryne Wendtii "Red"

$4.99
Cryptocoryne Wendtii "Red" is a common and popular plant, perfect for beginners. It thrives in a wide range of water conditions, and will do well even in low-lighting. The appearance...
Pearl Weed - Windy City Aquariums

Pearl Weed

$5.99
Micranthemum Micranthemoides, also known as Pearl Grass or Pearl Weed, is an excellent foreground plant to midground plant and will grow very fast in a Med to High Tech tank,...
Anubias Nana "Petite" - Windy City Aquariums

Anubias Nana "Petite"

$7.50 – $8.99
Nana Petite is one of the most sought-after Anubias. Like any other Anubias, it's an extremely easy plant to grow and can survive a wide range of water parameters. They can grow...
Dwarf Sagittaria - Windy City Aquariums

Dwarf Sagittaria

$4.99
Sagittaria Subulata, or more commonly known as Dwarf Sagittaria, is a great plant for aquarists new to planted tanks, it is relatively undemanding and will propagate readily to form an easy...
Monte Carlo - Windy City Aquariums

Monte Carlo

$6.50
Monte Carlo (Micranthemum tweediei) is a popular carpeting aquatic plant that is very similar to Dwarf Baby Tears (Hemianthus callitrichoides), but the leaves are larger and it is much easier to...
Hydrocotyle Tripartita "Japan" - Windy City Aquariums

Hydrocotyle Tripartita "Japan"

$5.99
NOTE: This is a PRE-ORDERED item which should be ready to ship out after the 26th of May. Orders containing pre-ordered items won't ship until we have all items instock...
Cardinal Plant (Lobelia Cardinalis) - Windy City Aquariums

Cardinal Plant (Lobelia Cardinalis)

$4.99
Cardinal Plant is a very versatile North American plant that can be grown submerged or emersed in aquariums, paludariums, and terrariums! Its stems are generally green on the top with reddish-pink/purple undersides. Information: Care: Easy...
Juncus Repens - Windy City Aquariums

Juncus Repens

$4.50
Juncus Repens is a great easy plant with grass-like long stems and narrow leaves. It is a resilient plant that can grow in a wide range of conditions, making it a suitable...
Banana Lily Plant (Nymphoides Aquatica) - Windy City Aquariums

Banana Lily Plant (Nymphoides Aquatica)

$7.99
Nymphoides aquatica, also known as the Banana Plant or Banana Lily, is a unique foreground or mid-ground plant that is well known for its tubers that resemble a bunch of...