Top 10 Fish That Are Perfect for Planted Aquariums

By Manish Choudhary

1. Rummy Nose Tetra 

Small, peaceful, and easy to care for, they add color to your tank. 

2. Neon Tetra

Hardy and vibrant, perfect for beginners in a schooling setup. 

3. Ember Tetra

Tiny, South American fish with a peaceful nature and reddish-orange color. 

4. Cherry Barb

Active and bright red, but avoid delicate fish due to potential fin nipping. 

5. Celestial Pearl Danio

Beautiful, iridescent fish from Myanmar, best in tanks with hiding spots. 

6. Guppy

Popular and colorful livebearers, but may nip, so avoid delicate fish. 

7. Dwarf Gourami 

Small, peaceful, and available in various colors; ideal for planted tanks. 

8. Corydoras Catfish 

Whiskered bottom feeders that are peaceful and great for cleaning algae. 

9. Otocinclus Catfish 

Tiny catfish excellent at eating algae, best for mature tanks. 

10. Amano Shrimp

Hardy shrimp that clean algae and coexist peacefully with other fish.