Dwarf Hairgrass

Eleocharis acicularis

Common Name: Dwarf Hairgrass
Family Name: Cyperaceae
Native To: World Wide
Lighting: Medium - High
pH: 5.5 - 8 
Growth Demands: Easy
Growth Form: Upright
Growth Rate: Fast
True Aquatic: Yes
Placement In Tank: Foreground
Available As: Potted Plant, Mats

Eleocharis acicularis is an excellent aquarium plant for the foreground areas.  There are many different varieties of Eleocharis that are sold as dwarf hairgrass and Eleocharis acicularis is one of the shortest growing varieties.  Plant several pots of Eleocharis acicularis in the desired areas and then watch them expand by spreading runners to create a dense carpet.  Eleocharis acicularis can also be purchased on cocofiber mats in 2 different sizes to help create an instant foreground

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