The dwarf hairgrass have lots of different uses. 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. Benefits of Dwarf Hairgrass. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. It made a comeback and is going well now. Greenpro Dwarf Hairgrass Live Aquarium Plants Tissue Culture Cup Freshwater Fish Tank Decorations 4.3 out of 5 stars 336. Dwarf Hairgrass is a great plant for beginners and seasoned aquarium keepers alike. Also, was your dwarf hair grass grown out of water? The location isn't fundamentally different (no windows, no HVAC vents, no room lights), just as it was before. I've only had it for a couple of weeks, and It was doing really well, and then I went to work yesterday, and when I got home, the grass was withering away, and a few patches are almost completely dead. Dwarf Hairgrass is a smaller version of the ever-popular giant hair grass. Numerous diseases and abiotic disorders potentially impact grass, but only a few of these cause grass blades to turn light-colored or white. My tank is 29.5cm(L) by 14.5cm(B) by 19.5cm(H). Very green. … It's a small stem and sort of looks like bamboo with 2 broad leaves in every segment. That would explain why your floaters were doing really well. Next. Lots of small round leaves. I have had Eleocharis Vivipara & hairgrss in there for nearly 2 months now and when I first added it it was so nice and green now its more like yellow and some brown bits. I spread them around the tank evenly and let them go. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. 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. I can see that you have 2 of the 4 but your light is probably too high above the tank to reach the hairgrass, maybe lower it 6"? Dwarf hairgrass needs high lighting, co2, ferts, and preferably a nutrient rich substrate. I didn't even see a change in the dwarf hair 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. Also, I got it to grow in just plain inert gravel using roottabs. They are browning and turning white. Help:/ Apr 16, 2013. Re: Dwarf hairgrass turning white The wood could have screwed up your CO2 if you assumed the KH was the same or pH, wood can sometime lower these and make you think the CO2 is higher than it is. UPDATE: During this week's water change I trimmed all the grass back to about an inch and a half of growth and using tweezers I did my best to remove all the dead grass. Dwarf hairgrass is a resilient and hardy freshwater plant that provides a number of benefits to your fish tank. My first batch of dwarf hair grass I bought was grown out of water. The move was about 2 weeks ago. If these aren't met, the plant will quickly start losing its shape or fall prey to algae, which can quickly cover and suffocate it. They are browning and turning white. What am I missing? no noticeable improvement. I culled my floaters on Friday after I added the Khulis and did a 30% water change. There's some green left on 3 or 4 of the plugs closer to the aquarium's front. I use a Fluval CO2 checker, and the color is always green which, according to their documentation, means my CO2 is about 30-40ppm. Everything in my tank seems healthy and the correct set up for the grass. I've tried searching but can't find much. It is entirely possible that the Dwarf Hairgrass that you bought from the market is not growing in your tank. I will update this thread again next week with a conclusion. How to work with TC plants. It grows very low to the ground and doesn't carpet. Everything in my tank seems healthy and the correct set up for the grass. Press J to jump to the feed. The substrate is only a thin layer of gravel, as a single layer of pea-size gravel under about a 1.5-inch layer of the Fluval sand. The Dwarf Hairgrass will make an excellent spawning medium, as well as a great foreground plant. any other ideas what could be ailing our fish? And i recently started my planted tank. In low-light conditions it will start to etiolate and grow too tall to work as a carpeting plant. First, it has several practical uses. my fish has white eyes too, i have treated him with maracyn plus for the time specified on the bottle and then did a water change. also, my white eye is not caused by overstocking b/c my tank is simply not overstocked and i water change 35-40% every other week. I think it is most likely, as suggested in the comments, that the plants were grown immersed and needed dieback to start growing again. TL: DR - My dwarf hair grass was doing fine for 3 weeks, and suddenly overnight, they have died. -Dwarf hair grass (growing white fuzz and some appear to be dying)-Water temp is consistently 78 to 80 Fahrenheit. Similar Threads - Dwarf hairgrass turning, https://barrreport.com/threads/aquatic-plant-images-wanted.14374/, (You must log in or sign up to post here. I have culled my floating plants several times over the last 4 months; any time they get close to taking over the surface, I pull a bunch out for composting, and I leave a few big healthy individuals that restart the process. Grass Disease & White Blades. I just had to make room for a new 36 gallon I'll be setting up soon. Nevertheless the tank is not a new one. This site is supported by the advertisements on it, please disable your AdBlocker so we can continue to provide you with the quality content you expect. TL: DR - My dwarf hair grass was doing fine for 3 weeks, and suddenly overnight, they have died. - You get 1 Dwarf Hairgrass tissue culture aquarium plant - Cup size 2.5" cup. Frogbit and dwarf water lettuce for floaters. Fluval spec v, planted nano tank update. Change 2) I added 4 more Khuli loaches last Friday, bringing the total up to 7. This hardy, fast-growing plant can quickly “carpet” most aquariums. 1. 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. I am new here. Growing Dwarf hairgrass in a coarse gravel substrate. Whether you have a question to ask or a planted tank to show off, this is the place. They're at least a month or so old, lights are on for 7 hrs, it's very low tech, the light can be white, blue or both, I did keep it on both for a while but since I noticed it, I changed to just white incase both was too bright for them but hasn't changed at all. Otherwise, NO3, but that's sort of rare with hairgrass to the point it will turn white. - Plants convert carbon dioxide into oxygen and absorb nutrients from water that are derived from fish waste. The first week everything was fine, but browning began in the center. Researchers found the lithium in … I will include some specific information about my aquarium below, but there will be a TL: DR and the bottom. Member. This species uses runners to propagate and will spread out in a thick carpet of grass. - Your plants are 100% satisfaction guaranteed. I typically stay at the levels stated above with some ups and downs in Nitrates. Red dwarfs, the most common type of star, keep burning until they have transformed all their hydrogen into helium, turning into a white dwarf. I monitored the water parameters every day for a week and did sever small water changes (20%-30%). It seemed to take close to a month for it to turn green & adjust well. It might be the substrate. I hope someone can give advice o me on this. Crushed-up remains of large asteroids discovered in a white dwarf star could help astronomers find the universe's 'missing' lithium. Hi all, Does anyone know why my dwarf water lettuce is turning white? Dwarf Hair grass turning brown. Known for being an aquatic grass, Dwarf Hair Grass features thin, bright green blades that spread horizontally by sending out runners. A place for aquatic flora and fauna enthusiasts! It oxygenates the water, helps to control nitrate levels and remove pollutants. Plants: some form of Bacopa - I think. The plant grows in brackish waters, bogs and in humid alkaline soils. I replaced the water levels with new fresh dechlorinated water, and I dosed fertilizer and bacteria. I ran the tank with this exact setup for about 3 months, and all the plants were doing really well. This leads to brown patches and very slow growth. so I bought a DHG mat a few days ago, put in in the tank,it was nice and green! (Seachem Flourish). I drained 85-90% of the water and moved the aquarium across the room. this stinks! As the title implies, my attempt at dry starting Dwarf Hairgrass went completely awry. Hi There Guys: I know this topic has been talked here before but I need your opinion in my specific case to see what I'm doing wrong. I have a 10 gallon Top Fin kit that I bought from PetSmart. Maintenance - I do a 30% water change every 7 days and test the water parameters as frequently as I can. Like many other carpeting plants, Eleocharis acicularis does have some requirements. I always have serious die back from carpeting plants after a few weeks. Could algae be smothering your dwarf hair grass to death? I bought some eleocharis acicularis (dwarf hair-grass) 10 days ago and it was so green and lovely. Lighting Hygga auto on-off Aquarium LED (8 hours of full light - night mode only runs 2 hours before bed). Dwarf hairgrass makes an excellent dense … CO2: 5lb canister running at about 1 drop/2 second. Plants: dwarf Hairgrass (Eleocharis parvula) Eleocharis parvula is a plant from circumboreal region: it is encountered in Eurasia and from North America up to Central America. I have some dwarf hairgrass on the foreground (eleocharis acicularis) which looks to me like it's being eaten by my two small blue rams. Dwarf hairgrass is a carpet species, so it provides some services that are only shared by other carpet species. Fast forward to now, I made some recent changes to my tank, and I can't identify what's killing them. Change 3) The floaters are growing. Ill is pulling them out when I get home today. 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. But some of the plugs are entirely dead. I have recently (a week ago) attempted to plant a dwarf hairgrass carpet, specifically eleocharis parvula. I imagine it might be super difficult for hair grass to weave their delicate roots through gravel under the weight of sand. Hello everyone. They might have been fine for a while, but without root tabs I don't know if they were really accessing the ferts you added to the water column. I gave it a little 'hair cut' a yesterday, and now its turning brown! I saw a lot of good growth, mostly just upwards ( no carpeting). If there is any green left you might be able to salvage them with root tabs. I followed a few tutorials I found for planting and separated the plants into tiny "plugs" and, with planting tweezers, pushed the roots deep into the substrate. Alright. I want to say it's a cardinal plant. About a month ago, I added a few starters of dwarf hair grass. I just added about 6 … Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1 . -Fluval 30 filter with following inserts: white foam, biomax, and carbon-10 watt LED light (temporary, ordered a new light but won't arrive for about a week)-Air stone-Added API bacteria 5 days ago when I first started the tank In other words it's is only 8.341125 litres. It simply look battered up and mangled. For the first few weeks, it looked good in my tank then started to seriously melt. We are after as many aquarium plant images that we can get, doing so will assist us in completing the aquarium plant database. Customers also shopped for. To keep your Eleocharis acicularis looking its best, provide medium to high light. But today (Tuesday), I woke up and saw that almost all of the hair grass was dying/dead. More posts from the PlantedTank community. They usually come back after a while, but in gravel it will take much longer for the roots to grow out. I planted it in tropica aquasoil with seachem flourish tabs. The best way to plant Dwarf Hairgrass is to separate it into a few clumps and plant it a few inches apart so they spread out quickly. I had some dwarf hairgrass that also looked like this when it was newly planted. I dose fertilizer once every 2 weeks. Commo. 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 … Mini hairgrass is the shortest hairgrass variety and is a superb carpeting plant, even in low-tech systems! Dwarf-hairgrass turning brown!! When you initially add the plugs you can expect a bit of die-back as they adjust to your water parameters. Everything has returned to normal, with no loss of plants or animals. If so, it could just be melting. It happened so fast I didn't even see the change. Extra nut… One of our favorite foreground plants, Dwarf hairgrass is the shorted of the eleocharis acicularis variety. There are a couple main species of this plant (eleocharis parvula and eleocharis acicularis) but for the most part the same principles apply to both. They were doing good for about 3 weeks. It is an attractive bottom covering plant with long light green grass-like leaves. I upgraded the filtration and lighting early on, and it has been running cycled for about 4 months. It easily and quickly adapts to new growing conditions and habitats. There are no algae. Discussion in 'Aquascaping' started by JadeButterfly, Jul 29, 2005. If plant leaves are turning white and dying, the underlying reason is most likely either sunscorch or powdery mildew. Dwarf Hairgrass, however, is a little more difficult and requires co2 to properly carpet. The sand is supposed to be nutrient-rich, but maybe I can try the tabs and see how they do. Dwarf hairgrass is available as a barefoot, potted plant or on our favorite for instant gratification a coco fiber mat. I'm not sure about the specific PAR, but I'd say the light is a medium intensity. I have started to add additional ferts today, but i am not adding C02 The plants don't seem to be doing too well, and are turning white in some areas. 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