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Aquatic plants for aquarium: by adding anyaquatic plantit must be remembered that theaquarium must always act in the interest of nature conservation and animal protection. On the market there are a large number of plants for the aquarium, from the most common aquatic plant alternanthera sessilis (pictured above), to the more particular eicchornia crassipes (water hyacinth).

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Ceratopteris thalictroides, horned water fern and Indian fern
The water fern is one aquatic plantcompletely submerged. Depending on the species, it has fronds formed by pinnules or forked fronds that vaguely resemble the horns of a deer (for this it is calledhorned fern). It is suitable for aquarium with temperatures around 25 ° C, it prefers slightly acidic water with normal lighting. It does not have many needs as it will feed on the organic waste left by the fish, a sandy bottom will suffice.

Acorus Gramineus, Acoro
Acorus Gramineus can be found on the market in two varieties: the dwarf achorus and the mottled achorus. The Acoro has Japanese origins. It is an amphibious marsh plant which however is well suited as a submerged plant in home aquariums. The required temperatures range from 15 to 20 ° C, the pH of the water must be neutral. The plant has no particular needs, neither in terms of lighting nor in terms of substrate: clay or peat mixed with clay will suffice.

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Aquatic plants that bloom

Eicchornia Crassipes, water hyacinth
Among the few aquatic plants for aquariumthey presentflowers. Summer flowering lasts a short time, 2-3 days at the most. The rest of the year, the user will be able to appreciate the particular purplish blue roots that reach up to forty centimeters in length.

To welcome this aquatic plant, L'aquariumit must have a temperature between 16 and 30 ° C - the ideal temperature to favor vegetation and flowering is between 20 and 25 ° C -, a neutral pH and the plant should be placed in an area with intense lighting. Even though it is a floating plant, the roots want fertile soil and therefore add peat.

Ranunculus Aquatilis, water buttercup
It's about a aquatic plant perennial, native to the northern hemisphere and northern Africa. The leaves bear white flowers with much more graded petals than the sepals. In order to welcome thisplant, the aquarium must have a temperature between 12-18 ° C, an average water hardness, a neutral pH and a silty sandy substrate. The plant needs normal-good lighting. Its characteristics make it more suitable for use incold aquarium, this very particular plant needs a lot of care as it causes an early development of algae. It adapts poorly to artificial habitats so its cultivation is only recommended by experts.

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