They have a lot of advantages. – First of all we can’t but mention that they also look very nice. But pay attention to the fact that no artificial plants can’t replace the live ones. Only the living plants will give you a sense of the natural aquarium of the underwater world.
If you are a beginner and have decided to buy real aquarium plants, it is necessary to purchase the most unpretentious.
So, let’s discover some kinds of the simplest plants:
Vallisneria are plants with long, narrow leaves reach the water surface, and even higher, in which case the ends of the leaf will float on the water surface. There are several types of these plants. Spiral vallisneria is very nice. Its leaves are curl, the similarity of the spiral.
Plants have rather developed root system. They are very unpretentious and grow quickly. Vegetatively is usually propagated through tillers. Do not blink of an eye as around the main bush will grow new clumps.
Using only Vallisneria you can make a very beautiful composition in the aquarium. This thing won’t take a lot of your time and attention, so you will be able to get the necessary knowledge.
Various types of mosses
Firstly, Java moss is another plant that does not require special care. The plant looks like real moss, that’s why it has this name.
It can float freely in the water column and attach to the surface with the help of small roots, usually by stones and driftwood. Pay attention that the moss grows very quickly.
Too many plants can be torn into pieces by hand. This kind of aquarium vegetation looks rather interesting.
Also, we can’t but mention that moss is a favorite place for various species of shrimps. It collects stuck of uneaten food. With Java moss and driftwood you can create many very beautiful aquarium compositions.
Hornwort is another undemanding plant for your aquarium.
It freely floats below the water surface in your water tank, it can also be planted in the soil. Fries also like to hide in the thickets of hornwort. The reproduction of this part of your aquarium is not complicated.
In the case of necessity just divide the stems, and these parts will grow new shoots very soon.