Eleocharis acicularis

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Dwarf Hairgrass

Cyperaceae

World Wide

Medium - High

5.5 - 8

Easy

Upright

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Yes

foreground

Potted Plant, Mats

Eleocharis parvula

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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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