NOTICE: PLEASE BE MINDFUL OF THE WEATHER IN YOUR AREA WHEN ORDERING PLANTS/ANIMALS. PLEASE READ OUR SHIPPING INFO BEFORE ORDERING.
TROPICA ART NOW AVAILABLE - PERFECT MOTHER DAY'S GIFT 💝

BACKGROUND PLANTS

Background aquarium plants are aquatic plants that grow tall and large and are perfect for filling out the background of your planted tank. These plants help add a feeling of fullness to an aquascape. Browse our large selection of commonly used background aquarium plants such as Echinodorus (Sword Plants), Ludwigia, Rotala, and other tall great aquatic stem plants!

Hornwort

$5.00

Hornwort is one of the easiest freshwater plants to grow. This is demonstrated by its success in the wild where it has spread to every continent except Antarctica, after originating...

Ludwigia Super Red Mini

$6.00

Mini Super Red Ludwigia (Ludwigia sp. “Super Red Mini”) is a very popular and very prominently red plant. With proper care and suitable water conditions, this hardy, fast-growing plant can easily achieve...

Water Sprite Laceleaf

$5.00

Often, Water Sprite (Ceratopteris Thalictroides) can be sold under different names including: Water Fern, Indian Fern and Indian Water Fern. A Water Sprite plant is one of the more versatile aquarium...

Red Tiger Lotus

$5.00 – $13.50

The Red Tiger Lotus (Nypmhaea Zenkeri) is an African stagnant water plant that is easy to keep and is widely used in aquariums. It is a relatively easy beginner-friendly plant, and...

Ludwigia Repens Dark Red

$5.00

Ludwigia is very fast-growing and low-maintenance, making it an ideal choice for beginners looking to start a planted tank.  Ludwigia can thrive even in poorly lit aquariums, and in the...

Amazon Sword

$6.00

The Amazon Sword Plant (Echinodorus grisebachii/amazonicus) is one of the oldest plants kept in the hobby and is widely loved for their ease of care and ability to tolerate a wide...

Hygrophila Pinnatifida

$5.00

Hygrophila Pinnatifida originates from India. It obtains brown, patched leaves on the surface with a distinctive burgundy color underneath. The leaves can range from brown, purple, red, green, or yellow...

Guppy Grass

$4.00

Guppy grass, najas grass, or – scientifically – Najas guadalupensis, is a fast-growing plant that is especially great for breeding tanks and shrimp tanks. It provides a good hiding place for fry,...

Mosaic Plant (Ludwigia Sedoides)

$6.50

This floating Ludwigia is native to Central and South America, where it can be found growing in stagnant waters as well as in sections of riverine environments that are free...

Green Cabomba

$6.00

Cabomba caroliniana, also known as Carolina Fanwort and Green Cabomba, has feathery, lime-green, forked leaves, which are divided into narrow segments and offer an interesting texture that will contrast well...

Dwarf Aquarium Lily Bulb

$4.50

Nymphaea stellata, or the Dwarf Aquarium Lily, is a colorful bulb plant that is well known from its triangular leaves and varying colorations (green, orange, red etc) it develops as it...

Anacharis

$6.00

Egeria Densa (Anacharis), also known as the Brazilian Waterweed is an ideal aquatic plant for beginners. Beautiful light to bright green leaves, with branching, stems covered in bunches of linear,...

Sunday,Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday
January,February,March,April,May,June,July,August,September,October,November,December
Not enough items available. Only [max] left.
Browse WishlistRemove Wishlist
Shopping cart

Your cart is empty.

Return To Shop

Add Order NoteEdit Order Note
Add Weather Insurance
Estimate Shipping
Add A Coupon

Estimate Shipping

THIS IS REQUIRED FOR LIVE ARRIVAL GUARANTEE IF TEMPS BELOW 32F (Live Plants) / 60F (Live Animals) OR ABOVE 82F (Live Plants & Animals) - Only

Add Weather Insurance

Add A Coupon

Coupon code will work on checkout page