plants give you a few benefits, good place for the fish to lay eggs & have fry hide, and they do help a bit in the filtering process...
...It's been suggested by some college degree folks that nitrates are not as non-toxic as most of us think. The plants help filter our some of the nitrates.
*lol* I will change their names as I get more Angel Fish, but came up with an idea for the 4 I have... Death, Famine, War, & Pestilence. Let fly the Angelfish of the Apocolypse!
IrishFishLady - whereabouts is that in NY State? Got some beautiful country in up state New York. Beautiful up by the NA
Casino in Seneca.