One of the ‘must-have’ requirements for shrimps is plants. Plants do make a safe and homely environment for the shrimps. However, to a beginner shrimp keeper, choosing the correct plants for shrimps can prove to be a confusing task. That’s where this article will come in to help you out.
Here, I’ll be listing out all of my favorite plants for a shrimp tank! You can safely choose these plants for your shrimps.
There are many other safe plants too that I’ve not covered here. I am only mentioning the plants that I like. You can certainly choose any other plant. However, before buying, please do your research and check if the plant is safe for shrimps or not.
Safe Plants For Shrimps
|Plant Name||Care level||Co2 requirement||Substrate||Price|
|Java Moss||very easy||low||not required||Check on Amazon|
|Java Fern||very easy||low||not required||Check on Amazon|
|Anubias||very easy||low||not required||Check on Flip Aquatics|
|Water Wisteria||easy||low to medium||not required||Check on Amazon|
|Cryptocoryne||easy||low to medium||Yes||Check on Flip Aquatics|
|Dwarf Lillies||easy||low to medium||Yes||Check on Amazon|
|Vallisneria||easy||low||Yes||Check on Amazon|
|Bucephalandra||easy||low||not required||Check on Flip Aquatics|
|Watar Lettuce||easy||low||floating plant||Check on Amazon|
|Rotala Rotundifoila||medium||medium||yes||Check on Amazon|