View Full Version : What floating plant will work best for me?
01-22-2012, 02:20 AM
I have zero knowledge about floating plants. However my entire aquarium is filled with live plants.
I was hoping to get some floating plants to add some movement to my tank and to give my tetra school a little more cover. I have a low light setup. What are some floating plants that may work for me?
01-26-2012, 02:03 PM
How about 3-4 sprigs of Brazillian Pennywort anchored to back/top of tank. Gives a nice green patch of interwoven cover at the top that grows well.
01-26-2012, 02:13 PM
Pennywort and hornwort (spelling ?) have both worked really well for me as a floating plant in the past.
01-26-2012, 02:17 PM
Frogbit is another good option.
01-26-2012, 02:21 PM
Water lettuce is good too. It puts down a little root from the top so if you have surface movement you can see this circling the tank :)
01-26-2012, 02:34 PM
+1 to the above, all awesome choices. I couldn't resist the urge to show my little anchor. It's actually alot fuller now and is about 2-3" deep for growth. Very nice cover now for fry.
01-26-2012, 07:29 PM
that looks lovely bud :)
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