Artificial freshwater plants boasts realistic and natural appearance

82 items - DHgate is the best place to make a comparison for artificial plants for aquariums
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As you can see, both live plants and artificial plants have their own advantages and disadvantages. No one can say which one is the best than the other. With the knowledge about both types of plants, it purely depends on the choice of the aquarists to opt whichever plant they wanted to keep in their aquarium. Experienced aquarium hobbyists can go for live plants whereas for new aquarists artificial plants would be the right choice to start with. But again it is based on the interest and choice of the hobbyists. Definitely, both artificial and live plants will make your aquarium a visual treat.
Jun 18, 2013 - If you are looking for a way to decorate your first aquarium, using natural plants (instead of artificial) may be your best option
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Some fish species will require plants to do well, while others will harm the plants and are best kept in an unplanted aquarium or with artificial plants. With a number of fish species it doesn’t really matter and keeping plants is instead an aesthetical choice or a way of keeping the water quality up. In order to find out what is best for your particular species it is always a good idea to visit the articles library here at AC Tropical fish or look up your fish species in the species database. Azoo Real Plant Artificial Lobelia cardinalis - Doctors Foster and Smith
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There are two types of plants for an aquarium: live plants and artificial plants (which can be made of plastic, silk, or other textiles). They all have their pros and cons and depending on your available time, dedication, and kept, determining which is best for you can be quite difficult.I got 3-4 medium & short fake plants with my first aquarium, a 10 gallon one. Returned the whole set up to upgrade to a 29 gallon for keeping more fish. I now use a combination of live plants & artificial ones in a ratio of 4:1
Some points like live plants not looking their best like the artificial ones are true for only certain species and also how you got them in the first place. I got 3 broad leafed plants from the local store and the rest online. These took a week to come, and the poor things are still recovering. My warm tropical fish are definitely loving the live plants.In general, if an aquarium is near a sunny window, it may only need 5 hours of artificial light per day. But in direct sunlight the algae growth will be out of control, even without any artificial light at all. For best results, an aquarium should be placed in an area where sunlight never reaches it directly.