Dwarf Hairgrass - Eleocharis acicularis

Dwarf Hairgrass - Eleocharis acicularis is native to North America.This plant is a fast growing species with long, thin grass like leaves. An attractive bottom covering plant that will form a dense carpet over substrate. The Dwarf Hairgrass will make an excellent spawning medium for fish. This species is amphibious, and will thrive either partially or fully submersed.

Water Conditions 
70-83° F
KH 4-8


The Dwarf Hairgrass - Eleocharis acicularis requires moderate lighting  of 2 watts per gallon or more, in the color temperature of 5000 to 7000 Kelvin. These plants benefit from regular additions of CO2, iron rich fertilizers, and trace elements. 


Reproduction within this species is from the many runners that will branch off the root area. It grows very fast, and will quickly cover the bottom of the aquarium.