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Dwarf Hairgrass - Eleocharis acicularis

Dwarf Hairgrass - Eleocharis acicularis

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Make your aquascape the lushest lawn in the land!

Dwarf Hairgrass Eleocharis acicularis is an aquatic plant, great for creating a lush, green base in your aquarium. This plant helps maintain water clarity by absorbing excess nutrients from the water. Its low-growing nature and ability to spread rapidly with CO2 make it a great option for aquascaping!

Dwarf Hairgrass is an extremely popular aquatic plant, offering a lawn-like foreground plant that is easy and low maintenance. In aquariums without CO2 injection it can be used as a midground plant that offers patches of grasslike foliage that are unique and beautiful. In aquariums with CO2 it can be used as a carpet, growing fast under medium or high light.

This Dwarf Hairgrass is sold in a plastic pot grown in rock wool. When planting this it is easiest to remove the Hairgrass from the rock wool and plant them in small groups. If planted as one large group you will not see the growth or carpeting effect desired. Be sure to remove all rock wool from your plants to prevent any issues in your aquarium.

Care Instructions

  • pH -  6.0 - 7.5

  • Temperature - 50°F - 83°F

  • Water Hardness - 2 - 12 gH° / 2 - 12 kH°
  • Lighting - T5 or T8 full-spectrum LED lighting (10 - 12 hours); requires direct, high lighting.

  • Placement / Height - Foreground or Midground, depending on CO2 / grows up to 3" 

  • Propogation - through runners

  • CO2 - Not needed but highly recommended
  • Fertilizers - Liquid and Root tabs highly required for optimal growth 
  • Substrate - High quality substrate is recommended (I use UNS Controsoil)

All our plants and creatures come with the Great Wave Guarantee (shipping free with upgrade to priority shipping; all other replacements will be sent at buyers cost) that the products will arrive alive and healthy and if not they will be replaced free of charge! Contact us for more details!

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