Plant Recommendations?

RobinIsACattto

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Hello!

Just wanted some tank specific recommendations Just whatever you think would fit. Also, note this isn't a "what are plants what should I do" post, it's more just a "hey, I could see some __ going right by that rock ".

Some general info:

Getting plants Monday
Tank is still cycling
10g
Ph is 7.4 atm
Thrive fert (low-tech)
No CO2
Beamswork 20" LED (2.0 wpg)
Will be getting just a betta

Possible plant list:
Java fern
Anubias (nanas or anything else)
Moneywort
Pennywort
Bacopa
Hygrophila polysperma
Crypts; not sure which species though

Thank you for the suggestions, hopefully I'll be able to find them at my LFS!

~Robin

Pics of tank:
(Front, 3/4, left side)
 

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BottomDweller

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I would put some kind of crypt between some of the rocks on the left and maybe some small anubias near the front on the left. You could tie some moss (perhaps Christmas moss or flame moss?) on the wood. I might also stick some stem plants on the right hand side. That's just me though. I find bettas really benefit from floating plants, some frog bit or dwarf water lettuce would look cool.
 

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Just a quick note, Hygrophila polysperma is illegal in the entire United States. Nice tank though!
 
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Vishaquatics (Koiman) said:
Just a quick note, Hygrophila polysperma is illegal in the entire United States. Nice tank though!
Aw that sucks it looks so pretty. Oh well!
 

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Anubias is the best. I had it tied to some drift wood. As its getting bigger, my betta loves to swim through the leaves and roots. Maybe some java fern for the back of the tank?

I personally like hornwort as a background plant
 

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Crypt wendtiI Bronze/Brown
Crypt spiralis
Hygrophila corymbosa
Dwarf sag
Java fern "Windelov"
Anubias nana
Red tiger lotus

All these would do fine in this setup while adding different colors and textures.
 
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Just an Update, I got the plants!

What I got:
Crypt. spiralis
Anubias nanas
Anubias lanceolata
Anubias coffeefolia

Unfortunately they didn't have any wendtiis and the java ferns were looking a little janky but maybe another time. It's kinda hard to fit a lot in a 10 gallon tbh and I'm kinda locked in until after my college years (a long time). I'll get the 55 gallon freshwater community tank of my dreams some day lol
 

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