What are the uses of aquatic plants?

  • I think Aquatic plants are used to offer a natural aspect to a freshwater aquarium, oxygenate the water, absorb ammonia, and provide habitat for fish, particularly fry (babies) and crustaceans.

    What are aquatic plants used for?

    please feel free and tell us in the comments


  • Exactly, that is the main driver to getting even the slowest growing aquatic plant inside of your aquarium. Additionally, they also provide a realistic aspect inside of the tank with their real look and natural sway in the water current (if any in the tank) that can’t be replicated correctly with silk or plastic plants.

  • Some fish like to hide and some need to hide from bigger fish. Having plants gives them a safe haven and they'll be happier and live longer. You don't want to overcrowd a tank with plants, but you don't want to have too little plants either. Think about how many fish you have and try to estimate how many plants they'll need.

  • Aqatic plants not only give the fish you have in your tank a place to hide and feel safe, but they also give them that natural habitat feeling which as well can lead to happy fish and we all know if fish are happy, we are all happy. When placing plants in a tank though it is always wise to take a look at the space you have and how many fish you have in said tank. You want to create an area where they can hide if they wish to but so that it does not feel overly crowded for the fish.

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