Whether in the house or in the office, an aquarium can bring serenity to life just by being in the room. You’ll find your eye is drawn to it numerous times over the course of the day, as it beckons you to pass a few relaxing moments watching the fish swimming around the home you have built for them. For this reason, it’s a good idea to spend some time choose the aquatic plants and other objects you place in it. You’ll want them to look great, and help your fish stay healthy, too.
Best Plants for Your Fish
Plants not only keep the water healthy they also help purify the air the fish breathe and keep them in good health also. Aquarium plants also add a great deal of color to the décor of the tank and provide your pet friends with somewhat a natural environment for them to swim in and play.
However, there are a few things you must ensure in order to keep your aquarium plants healthy. One of those things is providing it with light - whether direct or artificial -especially in winter time or they will definitely die in due course.
Choosing which plant is best for your aquarium is easy if you take in consideration the size of your tank and the amount of fish that you have in it. It is important that you keep this ratio in mind otherwise you will end up with a tank that has too many plants and it will look more like a swamp then an aquarium.
You will need gravel in order to attach or plant the aquarium plants. Planting is done very easily by just pushing the roots under the gravel; if the plant has no roots you still need to do the same thing in order to keep the plant attached to the bottom of the tank so it looks decorative.
Some of the aquarium plants that are most frequently used for both good looks and the benefit they have on the fish: Amazon Sword, Anubias Angustifolia, Wisteria, Java Moss and Money Wort are just a few of the many different varieties.