There are a few different reasons as to why you should try getting some floating aquarium plants in your fish tank.
The aeration in a planted aquarium is usually regulated by live plants just as it would have been in the wild. Some of the floating aquarium plants regulate oxygen so that the fish can breathe.
Floating plants by far are the easiest plants to grow in the aquarium. Lighting is of little concern because they are so close to the light and they draw whatever nutrients they need from the water. Here are five aquarium favorites:
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Benefits of Having Floating Aquarium Plants | TAG
Floating aquarium plants are an amazing feature to have in any tank. Floating plants are not attached to the bottom of the tank and they come in a lot of different shapes and sizes from very small to over a foot in diameter. Some of them have roots that hang in the water from the plants floating above them.With so many different types of species of floating aquatic plants, you can definitely find the one that fits your aquarium the best. However you might be wondering why would you have floating plants in your tank? Well, today I’m going to share some of the benefits of having such plants in your aquarium.If you have an aquarium chances are that you probably have some plants in there. Sure, we all know that plants make a good addition to any aquarium, but we are going to guess that most people only used plants that are grounded in the substrate or grow off of the rocks and wood in your aquarium. What you may not know is that there are also floating plants that you can put in your aquarium but what are the best floating aquarium plants? Let's look at our top 6 and why we like them.Floating aquarium plants give you the feeling of a wilderness with some of them having roots that hang down freely. Having a will not only add to the attractiveness of the aquarium, but it will also allow your fish to feel right at home.Floating aquarium plants can be helpful as filters to remove all fish waste in the aquarium. The bacterium growing on the plant is used as a filter media and it can deal with biological and/or chemical filtration unbelievably well. Absorbing the chemicals that can be harmful to the fish can be a very daunting time for the floating aquarium plants so it’s always wise, but not mandatory, to have a at hand. These floating plants will be a great protection for your fish helping them to avoid diseases and finding a great place for fish to hide or play.Amazon Frogbits are more or less a cluster of floating leaves. They are green and circular in shape. These are some really nifty plants to have in bright indoor aquariums or in sunny outdoor aquariums because the way they float on top of the water helps to provide shade for your fish.