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Name off some stem plants that have small leaves and stay short/compact?

For example, Rotala pearl mini Type 1 and Type 2, Rotala wayanad, Ludwigia mini super red, Ludwigia

Just looking at what options there are to have a nano tank look larger than it really is.
 

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Hygrophila corymbosa 'kompakt'..
Saw some yesterday, seems small enough as a centerpiece in a 2.5 to 5 gallon tank.
It is way, way too big for 2.5 gallon tank! Stems have shorter internodes but even so it'll require very frequent trimming as it'll reach surface of such a small tank in no time. Leaves are of the same size as on regular Hygrophila corymbosa - wide and long (5-6 inches each or more) - and the width of a typical 2.5 g tank is just 6 inches.
 

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It is way, way too big for 2.5 gallon tank! Stems have shorter internodes but even so it'll require very frequent trimming as it'll reach surface of such a small tank in no time. Leaves are of the same size as on regular Hygrophila corymbosa - wide and long (5-6 inches each or more) - and the width of a typical 2.5 g tank is just 6 inches.
OK, thanks The one I saw was potted and probably in emergent growth, but it looked like a nice, small growth in diameter, but also shortish stem length plant.
 

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This one:
tallest is about 3.5" above substrate i've grown it, but i have been trimming it too to propagate more
 
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Well what plant is that??? :p
Looks like Syngonanthus ('belem'?), but not sure what species stays that short. Unless you are just blasting out a ton of light.
U right on the Syngonanthus part>:)
 

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I have this as a bush and don't laugh at me, but have you thought about HM? If separated into individual stems it could have a stem plant affect. Space the stems maybe a half an inch to an inch apart and let them grow in. If you have high light it will creep along the substrate though.
 
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