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Product Code: Dwarf Hair Grass Live Aquarium Plant (25 Plants)
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Dwarf Hair Grass Live Aquarium Plant

Dwarf Hair Grass Live Aquarium Plant (25 Plants)

The Dwarf Hair Grass (Eleocharis parvula) is a popular aquatic plant cherished by aquarium enthusiasts for its delicate, grass-like appearance and its ability to create a lush, green carpet across the substrate. Ideal for both beginners and experienced aquarists, this plant enhances the aesthetic appeal of any aquarium setup.


  • Scientific Name: Eleocharis parvula
  • Common Name: Dwarf Hair Grass
  • Origin: Widely distributed across North America, Europe, and Asia
  • Planting Position: Foreground
  • Lighting Requirements: Medium to high lighting (2-4 watts per gallon)
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • CO2 Requirement: Beneficial but not essential
  • Water Parameters:
    • Temperature: 18-28°C (64-82°F)
    • pH: 6.0-7.5
    • Hardness: Soft to moderately hard
  • Propagation: By runners; the plant spreads horizontally across the substrate

Care Instructions:

  1. Planting:

    • Separate the Dwarf Hair Grass into small clumps or plugs.
    • Plant each clump a few centimeters apart in the substrate to allow room for spreading.
    • Ensure the roots are buried while the grass blades remain above the substrate.
  2. Lighting:

    • Provide medium to high lighting to encourage healthy growth and carpeting.
    • Ensure the aquarium receives 8-10 hours of light per day.
  3. CO2 and Fertilization:

    • While Dwarf Hair Grass can grow without CO2, injecting CO2 will promote faster and healthier growth.
    • Use a good quality liquid fertilizer or root tabs to supply essential nutrients.
  4. Maintenance:

    • Regularly trim the grass to maintain a tidy carpet and prevent it from overgrowing.
    • Perform weekly water changes to keep the water clean and nutrient levels balanced.
  5. Water Conditions:

    • Maintain stable water parameters to avoid stress on the plant.
    • Use a fine-grained substrate to support root growth.


  • Aesthetic Appeal: Creates a beautiful, natural carpet effect in the aquarium.
  • Oxygenation: Enhances oxygen levels in the water, benefiting fish and other aquatic life.
  • Habitat: Provides shelter and foraging ground for small fish and invertebrates.

Bring the beauty of nature into your aquarium with the Dwarf Hair Grass. Its lush, green blades will transform your tank into a vibrant underwater garden.

Dwarf Hair Grass Live Aquarium Plant pictures shown are of Submersed Grown Plants in Aquariums under Optimum Plant Growing Conditions.Dwarf Hair Grass Live Aquarium Plant are grown in our farms in Immersed or Submersed Conditions depending on variety. Hence, Dwarf Hair Grass Live Aquarium Plant Leaf Structures may vary from that shown in pictures. When Dwarf Hair Grass Live Aquarium 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 Dwarf Hair Grass Live Aquarium Plant online from aquastore is totally safe, we are delivering you with 100% satisfaction.

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