I monitored the water parameters every day for a week and did sever small water changes (20%-30%). It happened so fast I didn't even see the change. The move was about 2 weeks ago. I imagine it might be super difficult for hair grass to weave their delicate roots through gravel under the weight of sand. How to work with TC plants. 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. 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"? I dose fertilizer once every 2 weeks. 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. 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. ), 10x14 dwarf hairgrass (Elocharis acicularis), FS: Dwarf Hairgrass, R. macrandra 'Mini Type 2', L. repens Rubin, S. sp Belem, rotalabutterfly.com Calculator Data Submission Forms, Jealous Media - Branding, Website Design & Entertainment. 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. If so, it could just be melting. It seemed to take close to a month for it to turn green & adjust well. This leads to brown patches and very slow growth. Could algae be smothering your dwarf hair grass to death? Change 3) The floaters are growing. The sand is supposed to be nutrient-rich, but maybe I can try the tabs and see how they do. 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. I want to say it's a cardinal plant. Dwarf hairgrass is available as a barefoot, potted plant or on our favorite for instant gratification a coco fiber mat. Commo. Scoutsfish. 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. Otherwise, NO3, but that's sort of rare with hairgrass to the point it will turn white. 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. so I bought a DHG mat a few days ago, put in in the tank,it was nice and green! Alright. TL: DR - My dwarf hair grass was doing fine for 3 weeks, and suddenly overnight, they have died. I replaced the water levels with new fresh dechlorinated water, and I dosed fertilizer and bacteria. - Your plants are 100% satisfaction guaranteed. I had some dwarf hairgrass that also looked like this when it was newly planted. CO2: 5lb canister running at about 1 drop/2 second. They usually come back after a while, but in gravel it will take much longer for the roots to grow out. I have a 10 gallon Top Fin kit that I bought from PetSmart. I saw a lot of good growth, mostly just upwards ( no carpeting). 1. One of our favorite foreground plants, Dwarf hairgrass is the shorted of the eleocharis acicularis variety. 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. -Dwarf hair grass (growing white fuzz and some appear to be dying)-Water temp is consistently 78 to 80 Fahrenheit. As the title implies, my attempt at dry starting Dwarf Hairgrass went completely awry. I spread them around the tank evenly and let them go. Dwarf hairgrass is a carpet species, so it provides some services that are only shared by other carpet species. Keeping some algae-eaters in your tank should help in this sector. Crushed-up remains of large asteroids discovered in a white dwarf star could help astronomers find the universe's 'missing' lithium. The first week everything was fine, but browning began in the center. 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 was sold to packaging out of the water with the gel stuff around the roots. Discussion in 'Aquascaping' started by JadeButterfly, Jul 29, 2005. Benefits of Dwarf Hairgrass. I culled my floaters on Friday after I added the Khulis and did a 30% water change. Similar Threads - Dwarf hairgrass turning, https://barrreport.com/threads/aquatic-plant-images-wanted.14374/, (You must log in or sign up to post here. Hi all, Does anyone know why my dwarf water lettuce is turning white? As the title states, I have dwarf hair grass in my aquarium, and overnight, it is starting to die. any other ideas what could be ailing our fish? Nevertheless the tank is not a new one. If there is any green left you might be able to salvage them with root tabs. Member. About a month ago, I added a few starters of dwarf hair grass. They are browning and turning white. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. 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. I didn't even see a change in the dwarf hair grass. My first batch of dwarf hair grass I bought was grown out of water. What am I missing? Researchers found the lithium in … It might be the substrate. - Photo are not actual plant you get but they are some sample of our stock. Red dwarfs, the most common type of star, keep burning until they have transformed all their hydrogen into helium, turning into a white dwarf. Dwarf hairgrass is a resilient and hardy freshwater plant that provides a number of benefits to your fish tank. Dwarf Hairgrass is a great plant for beginners and seasoned aquarium keepers alike. We are after as many aquarium plant images that we can get, doing so will assist us in completing the aquarium plant database. Help:/ Apr 16, 2013. The location isn't fundamentally different (no windows, no HVAC vents, no room lights), just as it was before. It's a small stem and sort of looks like bamboo with 2 broad leaves in every segment. 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 … 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. I bought some eleocharis acicularis (dwarf hair-grass) 10 days ago and it was so green and lovely. I always have serious die back from carpeting plants after a few weeks. I will update this thread again next week with a conclusion. It made a comeback and is going well now. 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. It oxygenates the water, helps to control nitrate levels and remove pollutants. Also, I got it to grow in just plain inert gravel using roottabs. More posts from the PlantedTank community. I'm not sure about the specific PAR, but I'd say the light is a medium intensity. I hope someone can give advice o me on this. First, it has several practical uses. I've tried searching but can't find much. When you initially add the plugs you can expect a bit of die-back as they adjust to your water parameters. I gave it a little 'hair cut' a yesterday, and now its turning brown! Frogbit and dwarf water lettuce for floaters. I will include some specific information about my aquarium below, but there will be a TL: DR and the bottom. If plant leaves are turning white and dying, the underlying reason is most likely either sunscorch or powdery mildew. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1 . Grass Disease & White Blades. Maintenance - I do a 30% water change every 7 days and test the water parameters as frequently as I can. Dwarf Hairgrass, however, is a little more difficult and requires co2 to properly carpet. Fast forward to now, I made some recent changes to my tank, and I can't identify what's killing them. Dwarf Hair grass turning brown. Also you can find it in North Africa (Egypt) and South America (Cuba, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Venezuela). Lighting Hygga auto on-off Aquarium LED (8 hours of full light - night mode only runs 2 hours before bed). Dwarf hairgrass needs high lighting, co2, ferts, and preferably a nutrient rich substrate. … 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. The dwarf hairgrass have lots of different uses. There's some green left on 3 or 4 of the plugs closer to the aquarium's front. 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. I did remove 2 plugs of the dwarf hair grass that were visibly dead and the roots were massive! 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. It easily and quickly adapts to new growing conditions and habitats. Dwarf Hairgrass is a smaller version of the ever-popular giant hair grass. Another problem might be that your temperature is too high but I have grown carpets of hairgrass at 85F so *shrug*. (Seachem Flourish). It is entirely possible that the Dwarf Hairgrass that you bought from the market is not growing in your tank. Very green. I upgraded the filtration and lighting early on, and it has been running cycled for about 4 months. Growing Dwarf hairgrass in a coarse gravel substrate. I have recently (a week ago) attempted to plant a dwarf hairgrass carpet, specifically eleocharis parvula. - Plants convert carbon dioxide into oxygen and absorb nutrients from water that are derived from fish waste. Dwarf hairgrass makes an excellent dense … Whether you have a question to ask or a planted tank to show off, this is the place. They are browning and turning white. 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. But today (Tuesday), I woke up and saw that almost all of the hair grass was dying/dead. Eleocharis parvula is a plant from circumboreal region: it is encountered in Eurasia and from North America up to Central America. Now, it seems to be dying off-- turning brown and melting all over the place. Everything in my tank seems healthy and the correct set up for the grass. Hey everyone, I recently moved house and and completly replanted. 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. Everything in my tank seems healthy and the correct set up for the grass. Sometimes, you will notice that the grass has become home to hair algae, which is a result of excess light and nitrates. I planted it in tropica aquasoil with seachem flourish tabs. That would explain why your floaters were doing really well. In other words it's is only 8.341125 litres. It grows very low to the ground and doesn't carpet. Lots of small round leaves. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. 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. Substrate: Light gravel layer covered by Fluval black sand, latest Parameters: Ammonia 0, Nitrite 0, Nitrate: 5ppm, PH 7.5, Animals: 1 male Betta, 3 black Khuli loaches, 15-20 cherry shrimp (Don't worry, the betta and the shrimp get along fine, no chasing or violence). I typically stay at the levels stated above with some ups and downs in Nitrates. 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. They were doing good for about 3 weeks. Short how to on how I plant DHG Dwarf Hair Grass and what works for me. Fluval spec v, planted nano tank update. The Dwarf Hairgrass will make an excellent spawning medium, as well as a great foreground plant. 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 turning brown!! This species uses runners to propagate and will spread out in a thick carpet of grass. Hello everyone. Plants: dwarf Hairgrass (Eleocharis parvula) -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 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 use a Fluval CO2 checker, and the color is always green which, according to their documentation, means my CO2 is about 30-40ppm. 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. My tank is 29.5cm(L) by 14.5cm(B) by 19.5cm(H). Extra nut… Like many other carpeting plants, Eleocharis acicularis does have some requirements. Greenpro Dwarf Hairgrass Live Aquarium Plants Tissue Culture Cup Freshwater Fish Tank Decorations 4.3 out of 5 stars 336. It is an attractive bottom covering plant with long light green grass-like leaves. Plants: some form of Bacopa - I think. I drained 85-90% of the water and moved the aquarium across the room. For the first few weeks, it looked good in my tank then started to seriously melt. this stinks! In low-light conditions it will start to etiolate and grow too tall to work as a carpeting plant. Ill is pulling them out when I get home today. Everything has returned to normal, with no loss of plants or animals. A place for aquatic flora and fauna enthusiasts! - You get 1 Dwarf Hairgrass tissue culture aquarium plant - Cup size 2.5" cup. $15.99. Known for being an aquatic grass, Dwarf Hair Grass features thin, bright green blades that spread horizontally by sending out runners. Mini hairgrass is the shortest hairgrass variety and is a superb carpeting plant, even in low-tech systems! Press J to jump to the feed. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register. It simply look battered up and mangled. I think it is most likely, as suggested in the comments, that the plants were grown immersed and needed dieback to start growing again. And i recently started my planted tank. This hardy, fast-growing plant can quickly “carpet” most aquariums. But some of the plugs are entirely dead. Numerous diseases and abiotic disorders potentially impact grass, but only a few of these cause grass blades to turn light-colored or white. There are no algae. TL: DR - My dwarf hair grass was doing fine for 3 weeks, and suddenly overnight, they have died. Next. no noticeable improvement. Change 2) I added 4 more Khuli loaches last Friday, bringing the total up to 7. 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