Plants for fire-belly newt aquascape

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Hello! I am brand new to aquascaping so I dont know what I'm getting myself into I have a 20 gal aquarium and I'm trying to have it planted. What I would like to know is: What are the best plants to keep with fire-belly newts? are there any plants I cant keep with them? and which plants are the best for keeping the water as filtered as possible? Any help would be much appreciated, thank you! :happy:
 

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Newts love plants - the conditions you have in the aquarium will determine which ones you can have (light, water hardness, temperature, substrate etc.). I don't think there are plants you can't have with newts but you will be limited by the conditions which newts require (lower temperatures, non-moving water, no gravel that the newts could swallow...).

I would recommend reading through the threads in this section to get some ideas. Also look up Walstad method.
Regarding "filtering plants" - hornwort and Hygrophila Difformis / Water Wisteria are supposed to have qualities like that.
 

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Frogbit is a good plant to use i have it with my baby axies and they love it as it is a floating plant and you should try and have a combination of floating and not as newts love that kind of thing.
 

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Sorry to jump on the thread, but thought I might as well rather than start another. I was looking to get some terrestrial plants for my FBn set-up. Just wanna check that there are no non newt friendly plants? So I can go to a garden centre and just ask which suit my temp and substrate? many thanks Alex.
 
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