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Help and advice on shopping for: Background Plants

Add more life and colour to your planted aquarium

Tall aquarium plants are ideal for background aquarium plants. These plants help to fill out your aquascape and give a planted aquarium a sense of fullness. Choose from a large selection of aquatic plants from leading manufacturer Tropica.

What are background plants?

Usually placed in the back of your tank, background plants are generally large in size and can provide a natural backdrop for your aquarium. They provide shade as well as a hiding place for your fish.

Why should I buy background plants?

Background plants are great at filling larger sections at the back of your tank. Having live plants in your fish tank is also beneficial to your fish's health by providing oxygen, essential nutrients, and shelter. They are also ideal for covering unsightly pieces of equipment such as heaters or filters.

What are the main types of background plants?

A great background can really define your entire aquarium. At Swell UK, we carry all kinds of fast-growing background aquarium plants that will create depth in your tank. Rotala rotundifolia will quickly fill up your tank's background and will reward you with tall, lush growth once it gets established.