Variegated Japanese Rush ranks 1st in this list of worst plants for new aquariums.
It has large, fleshy roots thought to be able to absorb nutrients from the water they grow.
Slender but slightly hardened, whip-like blades characterize this tall, grassy bush which can grow up to 14 inches.
Striped Dragon Plant ranks ranks 2nd in this list of plants for new aquariums.
You can identify this plant by its Thick, stiff, oblong leaflets with white or golden edges.
Even though you can grow them quickly by keeping their roots entirely, they'll die if you keep them underwater for long.
Caladium ranks 3rd in this list of worst plants for new aquariums.
It can survive as a natural tropical plant with its roots submerged in hot water ranging from 72°F to 82°F.
Nevertheless, after it is submerged entirely, it will die within a few months.
Stardust Ivy ranks 4th in this list of worst plants for new aquariums.
It can grow to elevations of around one foot, although it is much smaller in most cases.
If the leaves of stardust ivy become soaked, the plant will perish instantly.
Fountain Plant ranks 5th in this list of worst plants for new aquariums.
It has a strong capacity for adaptation and can spend several months living submerged in water.
Still, it must be relocated to a drier location as soon as the leaves wilt.
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