By Liz Baessler Are you interested in a houseplant with a twist? Or do you have a fishbowl that\’s looking a little sparse? Fish bowl plants are very popular right now, and they\’re very easy to do. Keep reading to learn about keeping betta fish in water-based houseplant environments. Keeping Betta Fish in Water-Based Houseplant Fish bowl plants are good for everyone involved. They make for a nice decoration for you, and they give your fish something to explore, hide in, and rest on. It\’ll make both your lives more interesting. The first thing to ask yourself when you\’re keeping betta fish in water-based houseplant environments is if you want to use live or fake plants. Both are fine, but you need to take some things into consideration. If you\’re using fake plants, make sure they don\’t have any sharp edges to them. Rinse them thoroughly with hot water first.