Best Freshwater Aquarium Plants For Beginner

Live aquarium plants help filter water and keep it clean. They also provide oxygen and hiding places for fish. These are the best live plants for aquariums:

Java Moss

Java moss grows quickly in clean and well-lit water. It’s a carpet plant and grows on the substrate in the fish tank. It’s easy to care for and maintain.

Java Moss.

Java Fern

Java fern is another one of those plants for aquariums that’s easy to grow and does well in moderately lit fish tanks.

Java Fern

Dwarf Aquarium Lily

Dwarf aquarium lilies are beautiful plants. Their leaves are uniquely shaped which adds to the aesthetics of the tank. They are easy to care for, however, you must plant the bulb halfway out of the substrate or the plant will die.

Dwarf Aquarium Lily

Anubias

Anubias and Anubias Nana easy-to-keep aquatic plants for freshwater aquariums. They are normally sold on rocks or driftwood in the fish store.

This freshwater plant grows slowly. Therefore, you have to purchase a unit that is the right size for your aquarium.

Anubias

Amazon Sword

Amazon sword is an ideal plant for beginner aquarists. It grows large, broad leaves that provide adequate cover for small fish. It is easy to care for and thrives when planted in a loose substrate.

Amazon Sword

Aponogeton Ulvaceus Bulb

Aponogeton Ulvaceus Bulb is a background aquarium plant that has green flowing, rippled leaves. A single bulb can produce about 40 leaves.

Aponogeton Ulvaceus Bulb

Water Wisteria

Water Wisteria is an easily propagated freshwater aquatic plant. The green leaves are tall, lace-like and grow broad.

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Water Wisteria

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