Freshwater aquatic plants are a popular addition to freshwater aquariums. They serve not only as decoration, but also provide numerous benefits such as oxygenation of the water, filtration, and a natural food source for some fish species. They come in a wide variety of shapes, sizes, and colors, ranging from small mosses and ferns to large leafy plants such as Amazon swords. Some common freshwater aquatic plants include Java moss, Anubias, Cryptocoryne, and Hornwort. When selecting plants for your aquarium, it is important to consider their lighting and nutrient requirements as well as their compatibility with other species in the tank. Proper care and maintenance of aquatic plants can lead to a beautiful and healthy aquatic environment.