Originally Posted by mistersprinkles
Welcome! The problem I find with silk plants is that since there are no plants competing for resources with algae, algae will grow on the silk. And it's very difficult to rinse it off.
Yes algae is a consideration. I intend to remove the plants periodically and rinse them off and if needed a scrub with a toothbrush. I'll wait and see how the tank matures, like I say I''ve not used them before so things may change