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The right soil is the base for
optimal plant growth.

A good nutrient base is the basis for an attractively planted aquarium. Aquarium plants take nutrition from the ground in order to grow, and the roots can attach themselves to the ground.

For plant species such as Echinodorus and Cryptocoryne, a nutrient base is the most important food source for growth.


What do plants require
for optimal growth?

For optimal plant growth, 3 factors must be in balance: light, nutrition and CO₂. The factor which is least available in the trinity will restrict plant growth and thus create scope for algae growth.