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Plant List By Ease of Keeping

BEGINNER (Low light)

Floaters:
Duckweed (Lemna minor)
Giant Duckweed (Spirodela polyrhiza)
Salvinia / water spangles (Salvinia sp.)

Stemplants:
Anacharis (elodea sp.)
Brazilian Pennywort (Hydrocotyle leucocephala)
Guppy Grass (Najas Guadalupensis)
Hornwort (Ceratophyllum submersum)
Water Wisteria (Hygrophila difformis)


Rosette plants:
Aponogeton (Aponogeton sp)
Amazon sword (Echinodoras sp.)
Banana Lily (Nymphoides aquatica)
Onion Plant (Cinum thaianum)
Dwarf Sag (Saggitaria subulata)
Tiger lotus (Nymphaea lotus)
Water sprite (Ceratopteris thalictroides)


Rhizome:
Anubias (Anubias sp)
Java fern (Microsorum pteropus)
Crypt wendtii (Cryptocoryne wendtii)

Others:
Bladderwort (Utricularia Gibba)
Java moss (Taxiphyllum
Marimo Moss Ball (Cladophora sp)

EASY ( low light)


Floaters
Amazon Frogbit (Limnobium laevigatum)
Fairy Moss (Azolla Caroliniana)
Asian Water grass (Hygroryza aristata)

Stem plants
Cabomba Carolina
Ludwigia Repens
Rotala Rotundifolia
Bacopa Carolina
Moneywort (Bacopa Monnieri)


Other


MEDIUM (medium light)
HARD(high light, usually best with CO2)

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Alternanthera reineckii
Anubias Sp.
Antler fern
Aponogeton Sp.
Azolla carolina

B
Bacopa monnieri (Moneywort)
Bacopa carolina
Blyxa japonica
Bolbitis heudelotii

C
Cryptocoryne
Cabomba carolina (fanwort)
Cabomba furcata (red cabomba)
Cardamine lyrata (Dwarf Pennywort)
Ceratophyllum submersum (hornwort)
Ceratopteris thalictroides(water sprite)
Cladophora aegagropila (Marimo moss balls)

D
Didiplis diandra

E
Echinodoras sp. (Swords)
Elatine triandra
Eleocharis sp. (Hairgrasses)
Elodea sp. (anacharis)
Eriocaulon sp.

F
Fissidens fontanus (phoenix moss)

G
Glossostigma elantinoides

H
Helanthium tenellus ( Chain sword, Echinodorus tenellus)
Hermianthus callitrichoides (HC, Dwarf baby tears)
Hermianthus glomeratus (HM, Baby Tears, Hermianthus Micrathemoides, pearlweed)
Hydrocotyle tripartita
Hydrocotyle leucocephala
Hygrophila balsamica
Hygrophilla corymbosa 'Augustifolia' (willow hygro, Hygrophulla augustofolia)
Hygrophila difformis (water wisteria)
Hygrophila polysperma 'Ceylon'
Hygrophila polysperma 'Sunset'
Hygroryza aristata (Asian water grass)
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L
Lemna minor (duckweed)
Lilaeopsis brasiliensis (Microsword)
Limnophila aromatica
Limnophila sessiliflora
Lindernia rotundifolia
Lomariopsis sp. (Susswassertang)
Ludwigia arcuata
Ludwigia inclunata 'Araguaia'
Ludwigia palustris
Ludwigia repens
Ludwigia sp. red

M
Marsilea minuta
Marsilea quadrifolia (four leaf clover)
Microsorum pteropus (Java fern)
Microsorum pteropus 'Trident' (Java fern trident)
Microsorum pteropus 'Windelov' (Java fern windelov)
Myriophyllum mattogrossense (Green Myrio)

N
Nymphaea lotus 'Zenkeri' (dwarf lily, Tiger lily, Tiger lotus)
Nymphoides aquatica (Banana Lily, Banana Plant)

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P
Persicaria sp. 'Kawagoeanum'
Phyllanthus fluitans (red root floater)
Pogostemon helferi (Downoi)

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R
Riccia Fluitans
Rotala rotundifolia
Rotala sp. 'Nanjenshan'
Rotala sp. 'Sunset'

S
Saggitaria subulata
Salvnia sp.
Spirodela polyrhiza (giant duckweed)
Staurogyne repens
Staurogyne sp. 'low grow'

T
Taxiphyllum alternans (Taiwan moss)
Taxiphyllum barbieri (Java moss)
Taxiphyllum sp. 'flame' (flame moss)
Taxiphyllum so. 'peacock'(peacock moss)

U
Utriculaia Gibba (bladderwort)
Utriularia Graminifolia

V
Vallisnera sp.
Vesicularia montagnei (Christmas moss)


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