Top 9 Background Aquarium Plants UK – Outdoor Aquatic Plants

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1. Aqua Essentials

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Aqua Essentials Alternanthera cardinalis, background aquarium plant

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Aqua Essentials #ad - Healthy & rooted - 5cm diameter pots which are rooted, healthy and ready to be shipped. Whilst this is not a cast iron guarantee only tissue culture can offer this all the pots are kept above the water line which minimises any algae or snails.

Shrimp safe - completely safe with shrimp and all fish. No need to rinse before hand either as they're ready to go. In fact they're the largest plant supplier in the UK so you're in safe hands. Grown in europe - because all of our plants are grown in Europe, no pesticides are ever used. This means they're completely safe for your aquarium. Algae free - due to the way these aquarium plants are kept, they are algae and snail free. Ready to ship today - unlike most suppliers, Aqua Essentials keep all their plants in stock. We don't supply cuttings which makes these aquarium plants very different to other suppliers.
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2. Aquadip

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Echinodorus ozelot green Amazon Sword Live Tropical Aquarium Background Plants

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Aquadip #ad - Great beginner plant as it is fast growing and accepts a wide range of temperatures & pH. We would class these plants as an easy level of care. Scientific Name: Echinodorus ozelot green. Will grow fully submersed or emersed. Echinodorus ozelot green can grow to be 30+ cm tall.
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3. PondPlantsUK

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Submerged, Aquarium 5 Strands, Echinodorus Amazonicus Amazon Sword

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PondPlantsUK #ad - They grow very well in aquariums up to 200L. Not shrimp safe. Planted in small mesh pots with foam around the roots. 5 x strands supplied.

The amazon sword, also known as echinodorus amazonicus, is a rosette plant that is extremely popular with many an aquarium enthusiasts. Light/temperature: high-medium / 22-28 degrees C. Growth/ph: fast / 6-8 -- co2: 20-30 mg/l. Water softness: very soft to hard - 5 strands supplied -- NOT shrimp safe. Usually reaching to about 40 cm when placed in the proper water conditions the Amazon Sword Plant is dark green with relatively short stems and sword like leaves with a pointed tip. Area/height: Background up to 50cm.
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Weight0.1 kg (0.22 Pounds)

4. LUFFY

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LUFFY Aquarium Temple Plant Seeds Pack, Easy to Grow Carpet Plants for Aquarium, Safe for Shrimp, Goldfish and Guppies, Vibrant Green Plant for Freshwater Fish Tanks

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LUFFY #ad - The plant requires moderate sunlight and thrives in 74°- 82°F water temperature having an alkalinity of 3 to 8 dKH and a pH of 6. 5-7. 5. Plants also absorb co2 and nitrates produced by fish waste creating a natural ecosystem and healthy habitat for your fish. Improves water color and quality - all plants have the ability to convert carbon dioxide into much needed oxygen that fish and aquatic life require in order to survive.

Naturally spreads across your tank - when they are young, and when they completely grow, they look like the most popular carpeting plants, they form dense, lush stem plants over the floor of your tank. It is completely safe for betta, interactive environment for aquatic pETS - This undemanding and extremely attractive giant hygrophila covers a large surface in just a short span of time creating a stunning, shrimp, mollies, guppies and other freshwater fish to play in. Since this carpet plant grows quickly, it is recommended to trim it regularly and give it a high amount of sunlight to thrive.

The reasonable hardiness and stem reaching to 1. 5-3 inches wide and 10-15 inches high make this live aquarium tropical plant perfect for freshwater aquariums especially large tanks. The regular trimming will keep these plants flat onto the ground creating a lush and gorgeous aquascape for you and your visitors. To promote even quicker growth, simply remove a few leaves from the bottom 1" to 2" of the stem, and new root growth will form from the last node on the stem. Beautiful, brightly colored aquatic plant - native to south-east asia, the vibrant green giant hygrophila is commonly used in aquascaping for many reasons besides its natural beauty.
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ManufacturerLuffy Pets Collection #ad
Weight0.01 kg (0.02 Pounds)
Part Number11279066

5. Lincolnshire Pond Plants Ltd

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Elodea densa Aquarium Plants Oxygenating Plant 5-500 Strands 5

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Lincolnshire Pond Plants Ltd #ad - Light/temperature: high-medium / 1-28 degrees C. The dense variety displays extremely thick compact leaf growth along the stem, excellent oxygenator and is currently used within education for photosynthesis experiments.

Growth/ph: very fast / 5-9 Water hardness: soft to very hard. Area/height: background 60-80cm CO2: 10-20mg/l. Reduces blanketweed And green water - Not shrimp safe 5 strands in ceramic. Egeria densa dense water weed common name pond weed, this is one of the best growers and there is no issue with cultivation. Grows well in ponds and aquariums. Home is southeast Brazil and Argentina.
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6. Manyin

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Manying 6 Pcs of Artificial Lotus Leaf Fish Pond Lotus Leaf Water Lily Pads for Pond Aquarium Home Garden Ponds Fish Pond Pool Decoration

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Manyin #ad - Wide applicationartificial Lotus leaf for many scenes such as ponds, fish ponds, water parks, queues, weddings, etc. Sizethere are two different sizes of lotus leaves 18centimetre and 28 centimetre. Package contenta total of 6 artificial lotus leaves of two different sizes will add different colors to your pond. Materialmade of new environmentally friendly material EVA. Functionartificial floating Plants can be placed in fish tanks, countertops, pools, and can also be used as stage props.
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Height0.1 cm (0.04 Inches)
Length28 cm (11.02 Inches)
Width28 cm (11.02 Inches)

7. PondPlantsUK

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Aquarium Plants, Limnophila sessiliflora-submerged

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PondPlantsUK #ad - Light/temperature: high-medium / 22-28 degrees C. 1 x bunch supplied in ceramic. Growth/ph/co2: very fast / 5-8 / 20-30 mg/l. Area/height: Background up to 50cm.

This is an excellent alternative to camombas which are a little more light hungary. Not shrimp safe. Water hardness: soft to hard -- NOT shrimp safe -- 1 x bunch supplied in ceramic. Under good light the stems turn to a rusty brown colour. The stems are better planted in large groups. Limnophila sessiliflora it is a dwarf plant that shoots densely covered leaves. In an aquarium the feathered leaf shape is much more apparent and the colour changes to a light green.
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Weight1 kg (2.2 Pounds)

8. Lincolnshire Pond Plants Ltd

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Vallisneria Spiralis Torta, submerged, Aquarium 5 Strands, Aquarium, Fish Tank, mosses, Tropical Aquatic Plants., Fern, Live Plants

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Lincolnshire Pond Plants Ltd #ad - Not shrimp safe. This is an undemanding plant a good starting plant. It has linear grasslike leaves 4-8mm wide and pale to mid green in colour which are arranged in a rosette.

The flowers are borne a long tightly spiralled stem from which the plants derives its name. Vallisneria spiralis originates from southern europe and north africa. Please do not just drop these in a shrimp tank or with any other crustacean - 5 x strands supplied. Growth/ph: fast / 6-9 - co2: 0-20 mg/l -- Water hardness: soft to very hard. 5 x strands supplied. Area/height: Background up to 100cm. Light/temperature: high-medium / 18-28 degrees C.
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Weight0.1 kg (0.22 Pounds)

9. PondPlantsUK

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Egeria densa, Aquarium Plants

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PondPlantsUK #ad - Grows well in ponds and aquariums. Area/height: background 60-80cm CO2: 10-20mg/l. Reduces blanketweed And green water - Not shrimp safe. Light/temperature: high-medium / 1-28 degrees C. Home is southeast Brazil and Argentina. Egeria densa dense water weed common name pond weed, this is one of the best growers and there is no issue with cultivation. The dense variety displays extremely thick compact leaf growth along the stem, excellent oxygenator and is currently used within education for photosynthesis experiments. Growth/ph: very fast / 5-9 Water hardness: soft to very hard.
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ManufacturerPondPlantsUK #ad
Weight1 kg (2.2 Pounds)