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Eleocharis parvula Japanese Live Aquarium Foreground Plant

Eleocharis parvula Japanese Live Aquarium Foreground Plant (loose bunch)

Transform your aquarium into a lush, green underwater landscape with Eleocharis parvula, also known as Japanese Hairgrass. This versatile and resilient foreground plant is a favorite among aquarists for its fine, grass-like appearance and ease of care. Perfect for creating a vibrant and natural carpet in your aquarium, Eleocharis parvula thrives in a variety of conditions, making it suitable for both beginners and experienced hobbyists.


  1. Aesthetic Appeal:

    • Delicate, grass-like leaves that create a dense, lush carpet.
    • Adds a natural and serene look to your aquarium.
    • Enhances the visual depth and texture of your aquascape.
  2. Growth and Propagation:

    • Fast-growing plant that quickly spreads to cover the substrate.
    • Propagates through runners, forming new plantlets that root and spread.
  3. Versatile Placement:

    • Ideal for foreground placement, creating a green carpet effect.
    • Can be used in nano tanks and larger aquariums alike.
    • Compatible with various aquascaping styles, including Iwagumi and Dutch aquascapes.
  4. Water Parameters:

    • Suitable for a wide range of water conditions.
    • Optimal temperature range: 18-28°C (64-82°F).
    • pH range: 5.5-7.5.
  5. Lighting Requirements:

    • Moderate to high lighting recommended for optimal growth.
    • Benefits from CO2 supplementation but can grow well in low-tech setups.

Care Instructions:

  1. Planting:

    • Rinse the plant thoroughly to remove any debris or unwanted pests.
    • Plant Eleocharis parvula in small clumps, spaced a few centimeters apart to allow for spreading.
    • Use nutrient-rich substrate or root tabs to promote healthy growth.
  2. Maintenance:

    • Trim the grass regularly to maintain a neat, carpeted look.
    • Remove any yellowing or dead leaves to prevent decay and maintain water quality.
    • Monitor CO2 levels and adjust lighting to support vigorous growth.
  3. Water Conditions:

    • Perform regular water changes to keep the water clean and free of excess nutrients.
    • Maintain stable water parameters to prevent stress and promote healthy growth.
    • Supplement with liquid fertilizers if necessary to ensure adequate nutrient supply.
  4. Compatibility:

    • Compatible with most freshwater fish and invertebrates.
    • Provides excellent cover and foraging grounds for small fish and shrimp.
    • Can be combined with other foreground and midground plants for a diverse aquascape.

Eleocharis parvula Japanese Live Aquarium Foreground Plant pictures shown are of Submersed Grown Plants in Aquariums under Optimum Plant Growing Conditions. Eleocharis parvula Japanese Live Aquarium Foreground Plant are grown in our farms in Immersed or Submersed Conditions depending on variety. Hence, Eleocharis parvula Japanese Live Aquarium Foreground Plant Leaf Structures may vary from that shown in pictures. When Eleocharis parvula Japanese Live Aquarium Foreground Plant are grown submersed in aquariums under Optimum Growing Conditions as required by the Plant (Light, Co2 and Nutrients) they will get the appearance as shown in pictures. You will get a packet is fully sealed without oxygen and it is safe to travel long distances for 5-7 days. Buying Eleocharis parvula Japanese Live Aquarium Foreground Plant online from aquastore is totally safe, we are delivering you with 100% satisfaction.

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