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Dwarf Hairgrass
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Dwarf Hairgrass (Eleocharis parvula)

Quick Stats

Care Level Easy
Color Form Green
Water Conditions 70-83° F, KH 4-8, pH 6.0-8.0
Max. Size 4"
Origin Tissue Cultured
Family Cyperaceae
Lighting Moderate to High
Supplements High Quality Aquarium Fertilizer
Placement Foreground
Propagation Runners
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Create an instant foreground for your aquarium with Dwarf Hairgrass. This ready to plant mat couldn’t get any easier for the beginner to the 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. Do not release plants into local waters. Learn more here

Please note: This mat plant is shipped attached to a polymer coated metal base that needs to be removed prior to planting.

Approximate Shipping Size: Mat 3" to 5"

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