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Planted aquaria are often seen as pieces of art and most aquarists will try and replicate a certain 3D biotype of aquarium. Background plants are often fast growing tall plants which will sit at the back of the aquarium as the last thing you will see when gazing in to a planted aquarium. By using a lot of background plants you can create the illusion that the fish tank doesn’t end where you see these background plants so a thick luscious background plants will give the viewer the impression that there is more beyond. Due to their nature too, these can create a good and safe hiding place for many fish in the home aquarium.

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Origin: south-east asia Type: Stem Growth: Medium Height: 25 - 50cm Width: 5 - 8cm Light demands: 0.25 watt per...

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Origin: North America Type: Stem Growth: Medium Height: 15 - 40cm Width: 5 - 12cm Light Demands: 0.50 watt per...

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Origin: India Type: Stem Growth: Medium Height: 15 - 40cm Width: 10 - 15cm Light Demands: 0.50 watt per litre...

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Origin: Asia Type: Bulbs and Tubers Growth: Fast Height: 15cm - 25cm Width: 10cm Lighting Demands: 0.25 watt per litre...

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Origin: Asia Type: Stem Growth: Medium Height: 15 - 25cm Width: 10 - 20cm Light Demands: >1 watt per litre...

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Origin: USA Type: Stem Growth: Slow Height: 10 - 30cm Width: 3 - 10cm Light demands: 0.25 Watt per litre...