Most common indoor plants used for water purification in aquariums:

They are an excellent plant for the foreground of the aquarium as they will not grow too large.
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Live aquatic plants belong in home aquariums, and the conditions that make aquarium plants grow and thrive, make aquarium fish happy and healthy as well. Good basics are all that is needed, proper lighting, substrate, controlled temperature and healthy water conditions. To some hobbyists, live aquatic plants are almost as interesting as the fish in the aquarium. And to a select few hobbyists, those who create whole aquacultures and ecosystems for their planted aquariums, the fish are merely the decoration!
In addition to natural décor, plants provide vital functions for aquariums as well.
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Obviously, I am biased toward sponge and fluidized filters. However this does not mean you cannot keep a very successful planted tank without these filters. Nothing could be further from the truth, and this should not be assumed from this article!
What I am saying is to consider these two filters for their simplicity, effect on water parameters, and the fact that many professionals and experienced hobbyists use these with top-notch results. I am emphasizing them because, especially in the case of sponge filters, many aquarists overlook them and focus on the name brand (and more heavily advertised) canister and hang-on-back filters. Good article providing encouragement to opt for natural plants in the aquarium.
Photo provided by FlickrAquarium fish enjoy plants, but they pose threats you must eliminate before planting.
Photo provided by FlickrI just read article the “9 Best Freshwater Aquarium Plants for Beginners.”
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Usually used as an underwater decoration and a hideaway for fish, these low light aquarium plants do not need extra lights, specific water regulations, or even CO2 to survive.With all of this information, you can now enjoy and grow your own complex aquarium with a combination of simplicity of this inspiring underwater paradise without all of the hassles of constant maintenance that comes with high-tech planted tanks.A great mix of these easy-to-grow low light plants will help develop a vast, long lasting, low cost low-light planted aquarium that will provide a calming effect and pleasure for years to come.There are several beginner plants out there that can grow under even the most basic lighting conditions, and need nothing more than simple gravel for their substrate. And if you choose fully aquatic plants, then you also won’t need to supplement the CO2 in the aquarium.If you’re new to aquariums, adding live plants can seem like a daunting task. Especially if you’re one of the many people out there who has a “brown thumb”, and your house features the withered husks of forgotten houseplants. – Hornwort is one of the hardiest aquarium plants period. It will grow well in conditions that would kill algae, and it’s still an attractive option for most aquariums. Hornwort can be grown planted in the substrate, or floated in the water column.The following list of plants are all hardy and easy to care for beginner aquarium plants. Most of them don’t even require special lighting, and can survive under the incandescent lights that come with basic aquarium hoods. – Dwarf Hygro is another plant that will grow in just about any conditions, and if you let it – it can quickly overrun an aquarium. It is by far the fastest growing plant on this list, and if you’re hoping for a perfectly aquascaped aquarium, you’re in for a disappointment. This plant is almost impossible to keep trimmed back, but if left to its own devices, it can provide a nice “overgrown” look to an aquarium.