Aquarium plants play a significant role in your tank’s ecosystem. So, choosing the right aquarium plants is vital. Here are the different types of aquarium plants:

Foreground Plants

Foreground plants placed at the front of your aquarium. They are small and slow-growing plants. Many foreground plants grow outward instead of upward. Usually, they cover the bottom of the tank like a carpet. Hence, they are also called carpet plants.

Examples of foreground aquarium plants are:

Mid-ground Plants

You place these types of aquarium plants along the sides of the tank. Mid-ground plants are taller than foreground plants and generally take up less space.

Examples of mid-ground aquarium plants are:

Background Plants

Background plants occupy the back of your aquarium. These kinds of aquarium plants are taller than both foreground and mid-ground plants.

Examples of background aquarium plants are: