It is an attractive bottom covering plant with long light green grass-like leaves. 1.0 out of 5 stars 1. I dont know what is going on with mine. Outside in the tank is 120ghp power head which I will be replacing with 180gph hydor, to be able to adjust the flow direction. I believe dwarf hairgrass will grow, albeit, slowly in the setup you're describing. 3,695 3.7K. The Dwarf Hairgrass will make an excellent spawning medium, as well as a great foreground plant. With the right care, this plant will cover the substrate in tank but will be tough to grow it without CO2. 1:28. I am not running CO2 but what I do have is fluorite substrate, dosing Seachem flourish excel daily, root tabs and dosing ferts weekly. Hundreds of hours into researching this shit only to be presented with mangy looking plants covered in holes and algae over and over again, no matter what I try. Dwarf baby tears is elegant carpeting plant. Question. It has rather high growth rate; hairgrass propagates by means of branch … Some members on this forum have said that their hairgrass was able to grow with just root tabs and sand as a substrate. It can control the levels of nitrates, nitrites, and ammonia in your tank, which will keep your fish happy and healthy. I bought some eleocharis acicularis (dwarf hair-grass) 10 days ago and it was so green and lovely. This plant has been known to be a great value amongst our customers due to the price and quality. For starters, it keeps the oxygen content of your aquarium’s water high. Short how to on how I plant DHG Dwarf Hair Grass and what works for me. Dwarf hairgrass is dying ? I split my hairgrass into little clumps of 7-10 blades each and planted them and put them under light for 13 hours a … It is an attractive bottom covering plant with long light green grass-like leaves. Dry start with Dwarf Hairgrass went horribly, horribly, wrong. And what is the best substrate to use, is gravel good? I'm trying to grow Dwarf Hairgrass in my 20 gallon long tank. It simply look battered up and mangled. Dwarf hairgrass is dying ? 50. This species uses runners to propagate and will spread out in a thick carpet of grass. Dwarf Hairgrass Eleocharis Parvula Clump Live Aquarium Plants Freshwater - Buy 2 Get 1 Free. The plant height highly depends on the level of illumination: the more light the plant gets, the lower its bushes are. Any advice greatly appreciated. FREE Shipping. Dwarf hairgrass (Eleocharis sp.) 30% Autoship - Sign up for Autoship and have products conveniently delivered to you at the frequency you choose! Up for grabs are 3 portions of my beautiful and super dense mini dwarf hairgrass carpet (elocharis acicularis 'mini'). My substrate consists of around 4 inches of Seachem Fluorite and an inch of regular gravel. The Dwarf Hairgrass will make an excellent spawning medium, as well as a great foreground plant. 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