Thanks for your time. 7th Aug 2014, 15:32 #11. Dwarf hairgrass makes an excellent dense carpet and expands by spreading its runners. Dwarf hairgrass is one of the most underrated aquarium carpet plants out there. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. 3,733 3.7K. Jun 11, 2016 - 3 Carpet Plants Package Dwarf Baby Tears Dwarf Hairgrass and Glosso Potted Live Aquatic for Aquarium Freshwater Fish Tank by Greenpro Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. I just used my uncle's API 5 in 1 test-strip. Dry start with Dwarf Hairgrass went horribly, horribly, wrong. It is an attractive bottom covering plant with long light green grass-like leaves. Known for being an aquatic grass, Dwarf Hair Grass features thin, bright green blades that spread horizontally by sending Plant several pots of Eleocharis acicularis in the desired areas and then watch them expand by spreading runners to create a dense carpet. Zilla Reptile Décor Malaysian Driftwood. no runners yet. A place for aquatic flora and fauna enthusiasts! Normally there is condensation. Any advice greatly appreciated. Just plain scissors? The limiting factor at that point is CO2. A place for aquatic flora and fauna enthusiasts! @dc88, regarding the injection of carbon dioxide, I am rather apprehensive. Yep. Dustin did a great job getting my plants to me very quickly. HI Fishlore, I want to grow dwarf hairgrass as my carpeting plant, but I've heard that it doesn't do well when not in a very fine substrate, and I just have mostly regular gravel.My substrate is still roughly 40% flourite though, as I have 30 lbs of flourite and 45 lbs of gravel, but the flourite tends to be deeper down and on the bottom. The DHG can soak up those nutrients and light only to a certain extent before it needs some type of carbon to push its growth. 9 comments. Really great plants and service! Trimming them makes them spread faster. This species uses runners to propagate and will spread out in a thick carpet of grass. One of our favorite foreground plants, Dwarf hairgrass is the shorted of the eleocharis acicularis variety. hide. Town Hall 11, New Troops (Blimp, Dwarf)! Looks like you're using new Reddit on an old browser. Dwarf hairgrass is available as a barefoot, potted plant or on our favorite for instant gratification a coco fiber mat. Dwarf Hairgrass Eleocharis Parvula Clump Live Aquarium Plants Freshwater - Buy 2 Get 1 Free. I'll stet with the DIY yeast sugar way then switch to a more permanent situation. The hairgrass is in a tank with low-medium light and it is healthy, but it isn't spreading very fast. Ok so the only thing holding growth back is CO2. Firstly, poke some holes in the saran wrap then, if you're planning on keeping the photoperiod to 13 hours, raise the lights a little higher, or bring the photoperiod down to 8 hours. Were you covering your tank, and did you keep it watered? You're just burning the plants. There is a little root development though, so maybe not all hope is lost. It seems odd that in the pic of the setup no condensation is visable. $12.50 $ 12. that will help more Co2 to become available and circulate stale/ dead air out of the tank. Hair grass is a common name for several plants and can refer to: . I was thrilled when this dwarf hairgrass arrived in excellent condition and also surprised at how much plant you get for the money. try cracking the hood just a little bit to allow a little circulation. Blackstar7 New Member. It easily and quickly adapts to new growing conditions and habitats. Dwarf hairgrass turning yellow Discussion in 'Aquatic Plant Species' started by Blackstar7, Aug 14, 2017. FREE Shipping on … $4.27. I noticed that my plants started to turn brown for like a few days then bounced back and turn bright green. Dwarf Hairgrass is a smaller version of the ever-popular giant hair grass. The Dwarf Hairgrass will make an excellent spawning medium, as well as a great foreground plant. Can I break it into even smaller parts after I plant it? It's sending out some runners but is also turning yellow-brown in some parts. Hi all, I've recently set up a 5.5 gallon tank and I bought dwarf hairgrass from petsmart in one of those little pouches. 10/mar/2017 - Dwarf Hairgrass is a popular carpet plant for aquarium foreground. I split my hairgrass into little clumps of 7-10 blades each and planted them and put them under light for 13 hours a day. First, make sure when you plant DHG that you break the clump into as many mini clumps as you have the patience for. Not gonna happen without CO2 and light. Granted, it needs to fill in and bush out, to achieve a beautiful lawn. Some people say that hairgrass might die off a little bit when transitioning to air from water or developing roots, but these plants look very dead barring a few on the outer edges. AlyeskaGirl. Other uses include being a food source and a shield from currents, not to mention its unique appearance. Oh, 90% of my DHG died a horrible death within a month after flooding. I received a Dwarf Hairgrass (Eleocharis acicularis) from Asia back in 2004 and they were very short range about 1 to 1.5 inches vs the only Dwarf Hairgrass (Eleocharis acicularis) that we found in the US LFS which it is around 2 to 3 or even 4 inches. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. Clash of Clans - NEW 2015 UPDATE! View Profile View Forum Posts View Articles View Gallery Uploads Veteran After planting, trimming the tops of the DHG from time to time will encourage horizontal rather than vertical growth. Either one would look great if you have the right conditions. The main use is as a shelter to bottom-dwelling fish. does appreciate good soil, i do not use co2 however this may appreciate it or mid-lighting if you want quicker growth.A low-growing Eleocharis that forms runners close to the parent plant. As the title implies, my attempt at dry starting Dwarf Hairgrass went completely awry. While many aquarists flock to plants like Staurogyne repens , dwarf hairgrass can provide the same benefits with an interesting aesthetic as well. Dwarf Hair Grass, Eleocharis Parvulus Mini Dwarf Hair Grass is an extremely popular and easy to keep foreground aquarium plant that produces a grass-like lawn when provided with optimal conditions. Cookies help us deliver our Services. Might have had a tad too watered actually, but I didn't have ny algae or mold issues so I assumed it was ok. Was the temperature really low in the room? emersed hairgrass dan anubias - duration: 11:51. men's hobby 268,656 views I planted DHG in about a week ago. 99. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the PlantedTank community. Got it. The first week everything was fine, but browning began in the center(image). Dwarf hairgrass is dying ? You're right, there's also too much water in your substrate so I'd put the photoperiod to two 4 hour periods until some of it evaporates. Also, as Chronados mentions, it should be broken up into the smallest clumps possible and spread around. But if that is not a option, then maybe spray some ferts in your tank? About Dwarf Hairgrass plant everything you all need to know and how to plant Dwarf Hairgrass plant on your aquascape? will … Be careful with 3inches of soil. Also you can find it in North Africa (Egypt) and South America (Cuba, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Venezuela). Dwarf Hairgrass is a great plant for beginners and seasoned aquarium keepers alike. Dwarf hairgrass is dying ? As the title implies, my attempt at dry starting Dwarf Hairgrass went completely awry. Also, 3wpg may be a little on the high side of lighting without CO2, whether pressurized or liquid. there in 5 clumps, should i make them smaller? Member. Commo. Dwarf Hairgrass UPDATE 1/9/13. I bought dwarf hairgrass from petsmart. I've got Dwarf Hairgrass under medium-high light and its spreading slowly. UPDATE Wishlist Ideas! Get it as soon as Tomorrow, Nov 25. Also, does splitting the lighting into 2 4 hour photoperiods make a big difference? Hi guys, I recently bought a clump of dwarf hairgrass on the internet and i was wondering if it is able to grow and spread out if i just put it in sand? I ordered 3 dwarf hair grass and 3 other plants, they all arrived healthy looking and I got a few extra. Big light, big co2 and watch it explode. I'm going to assume that this dry start has failed. Dwarf Hairgrass is a great plant for beginners and seasoned aquarium keepers alike. Whether you have a question to ask or a planted tank to show off, this is the place. 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