Aquatic Plants for Freshwater Aquariums: Dwarf Hairgrass
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Dwarf Hairgrass
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Dwarf Hairgrass (Eleocharis acicularis)

Quick Stats

Care Level Moderate
Color Form Green
Water Conditions 70-83° F, KH 4-8, pH 6.5-7.5
Max. Size 4"
Origin Farm Raised, USA
Family Cyperaceae
Lighting Moderate
Supplements High Quality Aquarium Fertilizer
Placement Foreground
Propagation Runners
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Overview

Dwarf Hairgrass is a great plant for beginners and seasoned aquarium keepers alike. It is an attractive bottom covering plant with long light green grass-like leaves. This species uses runners to propagate and will spread out in a thick carpet of grass. The Dwarf Hairgrass will make an excellent spawning medium, as well as a great foreground plant. This species is amphibious, and will thrive either partially or fully submersed.

The Dwarf Hairgrass can be housed in water from 70°-83°F, with a neutral pH. This species appreciates a soft substrate that is rich in fertilizer. Provide the plant with moderate lighting of 2 watts per gallon or more, in the color temperature of 5000 to 7000 Kelvin.

The Dwarf Hairgrass propagates from the many runners that will branch off the root area. It grows exceptionally fast, and will quickly cover the bottom of the aquarium. It is shipped in a small pot, which should be carefully removed when planting in the aquarium. Do not release plants into local waters. Learn more here

Approximate Shipping Size: Potted. 2" to 3"

Customer Testimonials

Sue O Fernandina Beach , FL
Put this in a 55 gal community tank. It looks fantastic and it provide grat hiding place for babies (fry. I would definately recommend this as part of your aquascape.
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