One of our favorite foreground plants, Dwarf hairgrass is the shorted of the eleocharis acicularis variety. Because the dwarf hairgrass plant is so hardy, it will hold up well to a variety of conditions. I'll use them on a different tank down the road. Dwarf hairgrass is very good at self-propagation when given the right conditions. from Stanford University. How long does dwarf hair grass take to spread? It requires very little care and has a mature height of 3 to 5 feet tall, with a spread of 4 feet. As it is absolutely convenient to grow and maintain, and it is also easy to place by yourself. This species uses runners to propagate and will spread out in a thick carpet of grass. A demanding but beautiful plant that makes some of the best carpets in the hobby is called Dwarf Hairgrass. When it comes to fish, Dwarf hairgrass is not as appetizing as some broad-leafed and tender species, so it tends not to be on the menu. Left alone, Dwarf Hairgrass grows vertically, not horizontally. Not only is this vital for Dwarf Hairgrass, it’s also pretty much a required for healthy planted tanks. Compatible Fish Species. Thinking that all grasses take over the yard and are a nuisance is a common misconception. Welcome to Aquatic Quotient! Thanks a lot! Hi Guys, I am new to planted tanks. Under the right conditions, it may even grow as fast as 2 inches per month. This video also applies to other Eleocharis variations. You can influence the production of more runners by adding nutrients, light, and carbon dioxide. Its propagation is by runners, and as it grows, runners will emerge and branch off … Dwarf hairgrass is a widespread plant species and has a cosmopolitan distribution. Jun 2, 2014. You need macro fertilizers. Dwarf hairgrass is an interesting carpeting plant because even though the growth rate is quite fast, the maximum height is on the short side. I always used Flourite. - Foreground Plant, but will also carpet across the substrate. I have two 58w Arcadia plant grow T5 lamps about 65cm from the substrate. Dwarf hairgrass is a carpet species, so it provides some services that are only shared by other carpet species. Pictures are not the actual plants you will receive, but a sample representation. Also you can find it in North Africa (Egypt) and South America (Cuba, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Venezuela). I have a 10 gallon and I'm currently running 58 watts, co2, and seachem flourish. Common Name: Dwarf Hair Grass, Eleocharis Parvula Dwarf Hair Grass is a popular and easy to use foreground plant that can produce a grass like lawn of carpet. Eleocharis acicularisis an excellent aquarium plant for the foreground areas. Generally, these runners deploy though the substrate and thereby accelerate the growth and spread of the plant. If you are interested, PM Vinz to discuss the technical details. I've had my dhg in the tank about 2 to 3 weeks and it's already spreading and throwing out runners like crazy. 1. Check out the stickies in the Fertilizer forum. Moreover, the pH and temperature should also not exceed the set limit. The spectrum isn't right for freshwater plants. I understand if it won't carpet. Membership on AQ is FREE. Dwarf hairgrass is one of the easiest carpeting plants to grow. I inject co2 and fertilise with aquarium plant food fertiliser. Pics of : Dwarf Hairgrass Not Carpeting. High-lighting and Co2 injection are not mandatory to grow dwarf hair grass but implementing this in a planted tank help to promote and increase the growth rate and density of the aquarium plant. Indefinite BAN of Shrimp Sales on AQ w.e.f. Mantis992 is offline Quote Quick Reply. We definitely have some plant experts here, but I'm not one of them I will share that from what I know, growing carpeting plants requires a balance of Co2, lighting and fertilizers. Therefore, it takes time or completely refuses to thrive underwater. Well, the title basically says it all. I'm using Seachem's Flourite Black Sand, and have planted Seachem Flourish Tabs at the base of the plant. Dwarf Hairgrass is a great plant for beginners and seasoned aquarium keepers alike. It has spred a bit since planting but it is still very patchy and after a while the new shoots go brown and then die. This video demonstrates how to prepare a potted Eleocharis Parvula (Hairgrass) species tropical aquatic plant for planting in an aquarium. Pretty much any species of small to medium-sized fish will be fine in a tank with hairgrass. But, will it grow? actinics are meant for reef aquariums. Sounds like TetraPlant FloraPride is just a trace mineral fertilizer. Dwarf hairgrass is available as a barefoot, potted plant or on our favorite for instant gratification a coco fiber mat. Well, Eleocharis acicularis and Eleocharis parvula are – and both are sold under the “hairgrass” or “dwarf hairgrass” moniker. Other plants are OK. Toninas are recovering and starting to be back into health now that I've had my CO2 injection for over 2 months now. With the right care, this plant will cover the substrate in tank but will be tough to grow it without CO2. Some of the stems have began to bend downward into the substrate. Choose a soil solution with small granule sizea soil solution with small granule size, as these will be easier for the dwarf … The hairgrass is in a tank with low-medium light and it is healthy, but it isn't spreading very fast. Your help is much appreciated! This plant will naturally only grow to be a few inches tall, usually not more than half a foot. I found it to be much too heavy, dense, and granular. 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? We use data about you for a number of purposes explained in the links below. This species is amphibious, and will thrive either partially or fully submersed. Like many other aquatic plants, dwarf hair grass deploys runners throughout the substrate (or gravel), which will accelerate both the growth and the spread of the plant. Go ahead and youtube a couple of videos "dwarf hairgrass". It is better suited to larger tanks, as it does have a tendency to small. Apr 17, 2013. Many hobbyists approach the planting wrong and that’s absolutely essential for successful growth. These need to be supplied on a regular basis, not just once a week. I always found it very hard to grow, i've had it for a few months and its literally the same size. As a small plant, dwarf hairgrass can be grown in tanks as small as ten gallons. LinkBack: Thread Tools: Display Modes: 02-01-2009, 03:42 PM #1 perrycus . Sold as approximately 1/2" bare root plug. This is even more true if you’re using CO2: Dwarf Hairgrass has explosive growth in CO2 and high light. Don't know where to begin? Dwarf hairgrass growth rate is fairly fast, and this is a plant that can grow up to around 6 inches in height in a matter of months. It does not necessarily need CO2, but adding CO2 will make your life much easier. But if you want to put in the time, effort, and – occasionally – money, the results are phenomenal. - Plants convert carbon dioxide into oxygen and absorb nutrients from water that are derived from fish waste. I bought a little pot of Dwarf Hairgrass about a month ago and it hasn't started spreading at all. Under the right conditions, it may even grow as fast as 2 inches per month. Eleocharis parvula is a plant from circumboreal region: it is encountered in Eurasia and from North America up to Central America. We use cookies to improve your experience on this website and so that ads you see online can be tailored to your online browsing interests. Find your answer here. This is my dwarf hair grass, it’s been planted for about six months. The more spread it starts, the faster it carpets. If you’re wondering what makes this is so important (it’s only a plant right? This freshwater plant does best planted in bunches as it will spread like a carpet throughout the tank. In the wild it tends to grow in sparse patches across wide areas. YMMV: First, I tried and failed many times and I now attribute that to incorrect substrate. Am I expecting too much to soon? The exposed tips of the hairgrass are bending towards the substrate? Some of the stems have began to bend downward into the substrate. Here it is planted in a dirted tank with a fine white sand cap. That’s largely because the plant naturally spreads by sending out runners from … I planted in larger clumps, because I happened to score a petsmart pot of it that was cheap and ridiculously healthy. May buy root tabs. I've got Dwarf Hairgrass under medium-high light and its spreading slowly. Propagation: Dwarf hairgrass produce runners that can be used for propagation. It grows in the temperate, subtropical, and tropical zones of the world excluding Africa. I bought a little pot of Dwarf Hairgrass about a month ago and it hasn't started spreading at all. Dwarf Hairgrass will make an excellent spawning medium, as well as a great foreground plant. Dwarf hairgrass can be found on the banks or edges of slow-moving rivers, lakes, ponds, marshes, and swamps. Dwarf Hairgrass is a great plant for beginners and seasoned aquarium keepers alike. Dwarf hairgrass growth rate is fairly fast, and this is a plant that can grow up to around 6 inches in height in a matter of months. Carex morrowii grows 12 inches and is evergreen. I know that plants need Carbon (CO2 or excel) + Macro ferts (K, P, N)+ trace minerals (Iron, Ca, Mg, Boron etc.) How long does dwarf hair grass take to spread? This species uses runners to propagate and will spread out in a thick carpet of grass. 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. The more light this plant gets, the less energy it will focus on vertical growth and the more it will try and spread horizontally. Oh I didn't have CO2 until today (DIY method), and I add TetraPlant FloraPride every other week or so. I bought some dwarf hairgrass a couple weeks ago for my 29 gal planted ... As for the uprooting i've found them to have shallow roots and easily uprooted if not established/spread before adding fish. The Dwarf Hairgrass will make an excellent spawning medium, as well as a great foreground plant. Will dose flourish weekly. Water – Keeping the water at appropriate levels is absolutely necessary for keeping your plant happy and healthy. from Stanford University. This species uses runners to propagate and will spread out in a thick carpet of grass. You will see they arnt very good at spreading out. I'll be starting on a nano tank tomorrow and normally it doesn't bother me when plants start to 'mix' with each other's planted areas. It is going CRAZY. However, manipulating the process is not as easy as it is with some aquatic plant species. For this plant to grow, you need some bright lights. These all need to be balanced. Thanks again. But this time, i would really like to have a wall of dwarf hairgrass in the back while the rest of the tank will be (hopefully) carpeted with cubas. This is not a good carpet plant. First, it has several practical uses. Dwarf Hairgrass Care. Dwarf Hairgrass not spreading. The leaves of most other aquatic plants are prone to get nipped by fish and other species, but the long strands of Dwarf Hairgrass are usually exempted from this danger. This will appear once only per visit to AQ. A few days ago i bought dwarf hairgrass (gel kind from petsmart), i trimmed the stems before i put them in, hoping that i would get better results than my previous attempts. Hey guys what is up this video is about some tips on how to grow dwarf hairgrass. I planted in larger clumps, because I happened to score a petsmart pot of it that was cheap and ridiculously healthy. I read that it won't carpet unless it has high light and co2. http://www.walmart.com/catalog/produ...Specifications, http://www.aquaticplantcentral.com/f...journal-4.html, http://www.aquariumfertilizer.com/in...pyj8ae2n9whqei. Dwarf hairgrass should be planted at the front of the aquarium where it will have plenty of light and space to grow. However, there are things you can do to ensure it’s as healthy as possible. Those were great links. If AQ is down, go to our Facebook page for status updates. 2. When you plant your dwarf hairgrass, start by coating the bottom of your aquarium in substrate. Oh I didn't have CO2 until today (DIY method), and I add TetraPlant FloraPride every other week or so. This should encourage more views and interaction. I’ve posted a few pictures of my tank recently which shows a lush dwarf hair grass carpet and I’ve been asked by many of you how I did it, so I’ll outline how I did it. Are these bending stems runners? Probably the fluval 13W one. It is an attractive bottom covering plant with long light green grass-like leaves. Hairgrass Dwarf (Eleocharis acicularis ) Mat (10"x10") Rating Required Select Rating 1 star (worst) 2 stars 3 stars (average) 4 stars 5 stars (best) Name Therefore, they are quite short compared to other aquatic plants. I don't know how much light you have or how long your photo period is. Sedges form tufts of long, thin foliage and spread slowly when sited in full sun. You should expect a small dwarf hairgrass plant to grow by at least 1 inch per month. ... 228 275 posts; Share; Posted August 23 (edited) So I have dwarf hair grass in 3 tanks--I love the stuff, when it works. Good for you! It is an attractive bottom covering plant with long light green grass-like leaves. Dwarf Hairgrass do best in rich nutrient substrate, hight lighting and CO2 injected aquarium. You can control what gets published to AQ by using categories/labels/tags, so no need to worry that non-aquarium related posts gets here. Tufted hairgrass has a mature size of 1 to 3 feet tall and 1 to 2 feet wide and requires moist, fertile soil for optimal growth. Propagation of Dwarf Hairgrass is not really like other plants, here, you can’t cut and replant a stem to get a new plant. Also known as "Dwarf Hairgrass", this plant grows quickly and is used frequently amongst expert level freshwater aquarium hobbyists. For the Dwarf Hairgrass, the temperature should always remain between 50 and 85 degrees Fahrenheit. I'll be starting on a nano tank tomorrow and normally it doesn't bother me when plants start to 'mix' with each other's planted areas. There are other types of carpeting, and another very popular carpet grass is java moss. and dwarf mondo grasses (Ophiopogon) are technically not grasses but are often used in gardens as perennial ornamental grasses. Propagation: Dwarf hairgrass produce runners that can be used for propagation. Generally, these runners deploy though the substrate and thereby accelerate the growth and spread of the plant. - Photo are not actual plant you get but they are some sample of our stock. AlyeskaGirl. HI Alex. First, make sure when you plant DHG that you break the clump into as many mini clumps as you have the patience for. The Dwarf Hairgrass plant, also known as the Eleocharis acicularis, is a member of the Cyperaceae family. Dwarf hairgrass is one of the easiest carpeting plants to grow. Moreover, the pH and temperature should also not exceed the set limit. But if you want to put in the time, effort, and – occasionally – money, the results are phenomenal. Find your answer here. Dwarf hairgrass a guide to growing dwarf hairgrass care guide carpet how aquarium forum proper way to grow dwarf hair grass. - Plants convert carbon dioxide into oxygen and absorb nutrients from water that are derived from fish waste. The plant grows in brackish waters, bogs and in humid alkaline soils. Unfortunately, many ornamental grass species are invasive -- but not all are. Dwarf hairgrass makes an excellent dense carpet and expands by spreading its runners. After it’s established, it will spread on its own. This species uses runners to propagate and will spread out in a thick carpet of grass. A few days ago i bought dwarf hairgrass (gel kind from petsmart), i trimmed the stems before i put them in, hoping that i would get better results than my previous attempts. Dwarf Hairgrass. - You get 1 Dwarf Hairgrass tissue culture aquarium plant - Cup size 2.5" cup. Getting as much CO2 and nutrients to the Hairgrass is vital to get that explosive growth for the carpet. One of our favorite foreground plants, Dwarf hairgrass is the shorted of the eleocharis acicularis variety. Details: Will have a 10-13W light. You should expect a small dwarf hairgrass plant to grow by at least 1 inch per month. If you have not already done so, register and join our community of Aquarium addicts. It also has less tendency to collect debris. This does not make them “easy” aquarium plants. Also you might wanna check into ei dosing. Either one would look great if you have the right conditions. Password: Register: Fertilator: Plant Finder: Algae Finder: User Manual: Calendar: Mark Forums Read: Advertise: New to Planted Aquariums Don't know where to begin? It is going CRAZY. Alright. Generally speaking, the dwarf hairgrass is not a difficult aquatic plant to look after but there are a couple of tricks you should definitely be aware of before proceeding. I am hoping to create a nice carpet in this aquarium. Dwarf hairgrass makes an excellent dense carpet and expands by spreading its runners. Thank you for watching and subscribing. May 16, 2012 . Eleocharis Parvula also known as Dwarf Hairgrass. Here it is planted in a dirted tank with a fine white sand cap. Am I expecting too much to soon? Thread Starter; Scoutsfish . There's a guy on YouTube who goes by kyfishguy who has a lot of helpful videos on hairgrass and ei dosing. Growing Dwarf hairgrass in a coarse gravel substrate You can grow dwarf hairgrass in a coarse substrate such as gravel, but there are a couple of things to consider: The hairgrass will have a slightly harder time to form a carpet in gravel, as its runners won’t spread as easily as … Dwarf Hairgrass is a great plant for beginners and seasoned aquarium keepers alike. Maybe it's user error but I can handle criticism. We have decided to disallow the sales, giving and trading of shrimp through AQ from Monday, 20th Aug 2012 onwards until further notice. Tank specs: 60cm x 30cm x 36cm CO2: 2 bps up-aqua inline diffuser on solenoid timing same with lights Temp: 26-28C fan cooled Lighting: 2 x up-aqua pro-led-z-20 8hrs daily Substrate: ANS Planta green label Remove plants from packaging. That’s why it’s important to continually trim the plant quite often to stimulate horizontal growth, forcing the growth outwards, not upwards. Let's say I left it in a clump like it is In the pots. Rivieraneo. It seems not to be spreading. 1. Member. The dwarf hairgrass have lots of different uses. dwarf Hairgrass not spreading User Name: Remember Me? How to work with TC plants. So I have dwarf hair grass in 3 tanks--I love the stuff, when it works. Sold as small potted plant. I took 2 and divided into 4 clumps. I bought 3 pots of dwarf Hairgrass. Plant in the desired areas and then watch them expand by spreading … But in general its just up. Known for being an aquatic grass, Dwarf Hair Grass features thin, bright green blades that spread horizontally by sending out runners. Start dosing macro fertilizers. from Monday 20th Aug 2012. You can adjust the dosage higher or lower depending on plant mass and growth rate. Sedges (Carex.) - Photo are not actual plant you get but they are some sample of our stock. It is naturally distributed in almost all parts of the world. Known for being an aquatic grass, Dwarf Hair Grass features thin, bright green blades that spread horizontally by sending out runners. Member. We hope you have found AQ to be useful and informative. I was just looking for foreground plant and not a carpet. As a bonus, this also keeps your carpet (and substrate) clean, as well as hindering algae growth in between the hairgrass. If you get blocked as a "spammer" while registering please come back to this page and read this post. By continuing to browse our site you agree to our use of data and cookies. But this time, i would really like to have a wall of dwarf hairgrass in the back while the rest of the tank will be (hopefully) carpeted with cubas. It is entirely possible that the Dwarf Hairgrass that you bought from the market is not growing in your tank. I will be using seachem flourish excel for my 10 gallon tank. It is an attractive bottom covering plant with long light green grass-like leaves. The Dwarf Hairgrass will make an excellent spawning medium, as well as a great foreground plant. But how do I get the Dwarf Hairgrass spreading without algae taking over first? Member. Dwarf hairgrass, frustrations and sucesses. My fish friends --------------------------------. My 2 cents. It oxygenates the water, helps to control nitrate levels and remove pollutants. Commo With the right care, this plant will cover the substrate in tank but will be tough to grow it without CO2. Dwarf Hairgrass will make an excellent spawning medium, as well as a great foreground plant. For the water’s pH and hardness, it should be between 6.5 and 7.5 pH and 2 to 10 KH. I'm having hairgrass for a few months now. Second, you planted your pot in one big lump, DHG will never spread effectively doing that- naturally its hardly a spreading plant. Be used for propagation starts, the results are phenomenal slow growth from lack of CO2 injection am trying confirm. 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