4 Most Amazing Aquarium Plants of 2021

Planted aquariums are very popular today because of their natural beauty and their amazing ability to consume toxic nitrogen compounds from fish waste. However a lot of people fail to take good care of their aquarium plants and that is why they start to wither away in just a few weeks. Aquarium plants required the same amount of care that you would give to any other regular plant in the open. Each of the aquarium plants you see in the market have their own suitable habitat and can flourish well in different conditions. So, here are the top 4 low light aquarium plants that you can buy.

Marimo Moss Ball –

the most important prerequisite for maintenance is that you turn the Marimo ball gently in your hands each time you change the water. This will ensure that you can successfully maintain its round shape and allow light to fall on all the areas of the algae. They’re very cheap and have a very unique appearance, so people often buy a bunch of them to fill their aquarium tanks at home. You can even open it up and wrap it around a drifting stick to make a miniature tree. These are low maintenance aquarium plants that can actually make the ecosystem look more pretty.

Cryptocoryne wendtii –

this low-consumption aquarium plant is one of our favorites as it doesn’t use liquid fertilizer or carbon dioxide (CO2). This slow growing plant works well in almost any light and on almost any surface. They prefer to feed on their roots. So, if you are using an inert substrate that is not high in nutrients, you should consider adding root pills regularly every three months for good health. There are different types of Crypt wendtii, such as green, brown, tropical, and red. Consider adding extra iron additives to your aquarium water to improve the health of this great plant.

Aponogeton crispus –

the plant grows in low light and produces long, wavy leaves that flow nicely in the aquarium. Simply place the roots of them on the bed and watch the leaves and roots sprout quickly. Sometimes it goes through a dormant phase during which large leaves die off for several months. Simply place the plant in the tub and new growth will reappear. For just a few dollars, try this lovely plant that grows very quickly, gets quite tall, and can even produce flowers for you. This is a wonderful plant to make your aquarium look more aesthetic and natural than ever before.


 this is another low maintenance, aquarium plant that can be easily found. Commonly known in stores as Egeria or Elodea, it is the dark green color of the leaves that make aquariums look really beautiful and lush. Anacharis can adapt to a variety of water conditions, but grows best in a tropical reservoir between 72° and 78° Fahrenheit. Keep the water pH levels between 6.5 and 7.5 and the hardness between 3 and 8 dKH. This plant grows well in moderate light. If the light is too weak, they are likely to die in the next few weeks. However, in case the light is too strong, then it promotes the growth of a lot of hairy green algae around the Anacharis plant.

So, here are the four best aquarium plants that you can buy in 2021. Each of these plants can last for several months if you take proper care of them. Make sure to read more about them and then bring them home for your aquarium. Let us know which one of these plants has impressed you the most. 

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