Originally Posted by NoahG
A little warning though: bamboo tends to die after a while being fully submerged (i.e. having its leaves submerged). I'm not sure exactly what you can do to keep them in the tank but to keep the leaves out of the water -- perhaps someone else has a suggestion. I've seen them put in terra cota pots but I don't know how well that works in an aquarium.
Yeah, bamboo isnt actually a true aquatic plant. It is shocking how many plants the major pet stores have labeled as aquatic plants when they aren't.
Also, if you would like some advice on keeping aquatic plants, i can give you a few pointers :D