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A List of Popular Plants to Beautify Your Freshwater Aquarium

Freshwater Aquarium Plants
Aquarium plants growing in freshwater improve the quality of water of the tank. This PetPonder article tells you more.
Rutuja Jathar
Last Updated: Aug 12, 2017
There are various kinds of plants to choose from that survive in freshwater. The available varieties depend on the hardness of water and suitability for the types of fish that you have in your aquarium. These plants are available in all shapes, sizes and colors, however, they have their own requirements when it comes to the water quality, fish, and diseases.
List of Freshwater Aquarium Plants
Here are a few popular plants that you can utilize for beautiful freshwater aquarium landscaping.
  • Amazon Sword (Echinodorus Amazonicus)
  • Moneywort (Bacopa monnieri)
  • Red Rubin (Echinodorus rubin)
  • Marsh Pennywort (Hydrocotyle vulgaris)
  • Broad Leaf Ludwigia (Ludwigia repens)
  • Madagascar Lace (Aponogeton madagascariensis)
  • Ozelot Sword (Echinodorus ozelot)
  • Rotala Indica (Rotala indica)
  • Glosso (Glossostigma elatinoides)
  • Cabomba (Cabomba caroliniana)
  • Balansae Plant (Cryptocoryne crispatula)
  • Jungle Val (Vallisneria americana)
  • Green Myrio (Myriophyllum pinnatum)
  • Onion Plant or Crinum Lily (crinum thaianum)
  • Ruffle Plant (Echinodorus martii)
  • Wisteria or Water Wisteria (Hygrophila difformis)
  • Anacharis (Egeria densa)
  • Corkscrew Vallisneria (Vallisneria americana)
  • Chilensis (Sagittaria platyphylla)
  • Melon Sword (Echinodorus osiris)
  • Marble Queen Radican Sword (Echinodorus cordifolius)
  • Radican Sword (Echinodorus cordifolius)
  • Variegated Japanese Dwarf Rush (Acorus variegatus)
  • Water Sprite (Ceratopteris thalictroides)
  • Anubias Nana (Anubias nana)
  • Narrow Leaf Chain Sword (Echinodorus tenellus)
  • Micro Sword (Lilaeopsis novae-zelandiae)
  • White Arrowhead (White Butterfly)
You need to take all the possible care so that your plants and fish stay healthy and safe in that environment.
Anubias nana
Chilensis Sagittaria platyphylla
Corkscrew Vallisneria
Echinodorus martii
Vallisneria americana
Cabomba caroliniana plant
Hydrocotyle vulgaris
Bacopa monnieri