All the types of aquatic plants can be used in the aquarium design

The same equipment is used in a Dutch style planted aquarium as in a traditional aquarium:
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A word of important advice here: If you have any air pump in your planted tank, switch it off! In fact, retire your air pump entirely. The function of an air pump is to supply oxygen (O²) to fish and/or invertebrates in aquaria that have no sustainable oxygen production from aquatic plants. In all planted aquaria, there should be more than sufficient oxygen for both fish and invertebrates, even at night when there is no photosynthesis. When plants, fish and invertebrates respire during the night, CO² is produced and dissolves readily in the water. This CO² is then used in photosynthesis by the plants once the light is switched on the next morning. If you have a running air pump, the CO² is de-gassed to the air — in the same way carbonic acid is lost from a soda or beer can when shaken. Now, that is really counter-productive, considering we are trying to get CO² into the aquarium, not out!
Plants can often suffer from deficiency problems caused by the wrong choice in the aquarium substrate lighting and other accessories.
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In 1832, , a pioneering French marine biologist, became the first person to create aquaria for experimenting with aquatic organisms. In 1836, soon after his invention of the , Dr. proposed to use his tanks for tropical animals. In 1841 he did so, though only with aquatic plants and toy fish. However, he soon housed real animals. In 1838, noted owning a , though he did not use the term. In 1846, maintained and for almost three years, and was credited as the creator of the first balanced marine aquarium in London. English chemist experimented with a 13-gallon container, which contained goldfish, , and , creating one of the first stable aquaria. The aquarium principle was fully developed by Warington, explaining that plants added to water in a container would give off enough oxygen to support animals, so long as their numbers do not grow too large. He published his findings in 1850 in the . Glossary of aquatic science terms used in ichthyology and aquarium circles for freshwater and marine animals, corals and plants
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Photo provided by FlickrI’ve broken down the plants into basic categories. This will help you choose the kinds you want and understand how they’re used in aquariums.
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Thus in an aquarium during the day, plants use the carbon dioxide, produced by fish, and water to produce oxygen and energy. The oxygen is used by fish for respiration. At night, there is no sunlight or artificial light to no photosynthesis takes place.Dutch aquascaping is defined by its variety, contrast, and organized chaos. Each plant used in a Dutch aquascape serves a purpose in creating layers of color and varied focal points without any sort of hardscape.Java Moss
A species that is commonly used to create contrast and focal points throughout the design, typically placed in between plant species in an effort to create a seamless transition between the elements in your aquascape. It is also an.Collect your materials! The rock I used is not in the photo, but I went for lava rock. The plant is , one of my favorite low-maintenance aquarium plants.Most aquatic plants should be planted with their roots in the substrate just like regular plants – however, there are a few exceptions. Some of the most popular aquarium plants, like Java fern and varieties, should actually be tied to rock or driftwood. When planted in the substrate, they will grow very slowly or even die off completely. There are multiple methods that can be used to tie aquatic plants to rock or driftwood; I personally prefer to use fishing line. There is a vast list of aquatic plants commonly used in freshwater aquariums—so much so that it would be impossible to cover them all in this article. I shall, however, name a few of my favorites.