Freshwater aquariums can house many beautiful aquatic plants. Plants can be added to a tank already holding fish or kept on their own with great effect. Dutch and Japanese aquarium owners are well renowned for the stunning planted aquariums they keep. Aquarium plants are easily transported by mail so specimens will generally arrive in excellent condition.
Aquatic Plant Varieties
Aquarium plants are either fully aquatic or able to live on both land and underwater. True aquatic plants will tend to have lower light requirements but softer stems.
Many grow roots that must be planted in the substrate. Others can float in the water without any need for being anchored. Some aquarium plants can even attach themselves to hard objects such as stones or driftwood.
Why People Choose To Keep Aquarium Plants
Not all aquariums are suitable for plants. Large fish will often root out the vegetation and make a mess of the substrate in the process. Aquariums without sufficient lighting are unsuitable because the aquatic plants will wither and die.
For most community aquarium a few plants are a welcome addition. They give the fish a sense of safety from the provided cover. Many fish species incorporate plants in their breeding practices which is another benefit. For anyone with a green thumb or the urge to add another layer of interest to their aquarium then plants are a great choice.
Aquarium Plants For Sale
The aquatic plant enthusiast is offered many choices for their consideration. Aquarium plants for sale range from the rare and unusual to the common and hardy. Whatever you are looking for in an aquatic species it can be found. Aquascaping is always easier when you can find the variety you want.
Below are the aquarium plants for sale from current eBay listings.