The foreground plants are irreplaceble in aquascaping. They catch your eye and figure passage to the middle and background aquarium plants. They strenghten sense of deep in your water tank.
Carpet plants need moderate to high lighting. If lighting is more intense some species like glossostigma or hemianthus species grow faster and are more compact . It is essential to lighten aquarium for 12 hours a day.pH for plants shoud be 6.5 - 7.0
Foreground plants require systematical trimming. Othewise they form messy jungle of plants instead of nice green carpet.