Eleocharis acicularis 'Mini' Dwarf Hair Grass Tissue Culture

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Eleocharis acicularis 'Mini' Dwarf Hair Grass Tissue Culture

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Eleocharis acicularis 'Mini' Dwarf Hair Grass Tissue Culture LIVE AQUARIUM PLANT

Eleocharis acicularis 'mini' has even lower growth than the common Eleocharis parvula and was given to Tropica by Thomas Barr from USA. Plant the mini-version in small portions to cover a large area. In short time, a dense carpet will be obtained. Needs light to perform optimally, however, it is one of the most reliable species for creating a carpet - and a minimum of maintenance since the leaves remain short (3-5 cm). Suitable for nano-aquariums.

Eleocharis acicularis 'Mini' is a medium category carpeting plant supplied in 1-2-Grow! tissue cultured cups grown in our Danish laboratories here at Tropica. The growth media is a liquid type meaning the plant has adapted to grow under water almost immediately. It sends out runners and new leaves that eventually result in a beautiful lush green lawn. It requires moderate to strong lighting and CO2 injection for best results.

Preparing 1-2-Grow! cup

1. Peel off the lid from the 1-2-Grow cup.

2. Carefully remove the entire plant from the cup.

3. Place the plant into a bowl of water and wash off the growth media.

4. Divide the pot into as many portions as necessary.

5. Plant into your soil or substrate with aquascaping tweezers.

Maintaining the plant:

Eleocharis acicularis 'Mini' is a relatively low-maintenance carpeting plant due to its fine leaf blades that gradually become more dense over time. The carpet can be left to grow for many weeks before any trimming is required providing there is sufficient light and circulation. Regular vacuuming of the carpet from excess organic waste is necessary to prevent algae and poor plant growth. In the long term, the entire carpet can be removed as one whole matt, then the healthiest plants separated and re-planted with tweezers. It grows best in aquarium soil but can be grown in fine gravel and sand if sufficient nutrients are provided by a liquid fertiliser. We recommend Tropica Premium and Specialised Nutrition.

At Canton Aquatics LLC, we take great pride in providing high-quality live aquarium plants to our customers. We understand the complexities involved in shipping live plants and are committed to ensuring they arrive at your doorstep in excellent condition.

Shipping Process:

  • All live plants are shipped using USPS Standard and Priority Mail to provide the fastest and most reliable service.
  • Plants are typically shipped Monday - Friday to avoid weekend delays.
  • Each plant is carefully packaged in sealed plastic bags to hold in moisture during the shipping process.


DOA (Dead on Arrival) Policy:

  • If you receive plants that are dead on arrival, please contact us within 2 hours of delivery with clear photographic evidence.
  • Upon receipt of the photos, we will assess the situation. If the plants are determined to be DOA, we will replace or provide refund.
  • For a valid DOA claim, replacements or refunds will be processed within 2 business days after the claim is approved.
  • Please keep in mind that all plants require sun light to live therefore your plants may arrive slightly yellow.  Please float your plants at the top of your tank near the light for 3 days if applicable.  They will enjoy this new added light intensity to help them recover.


Limitations and Responsibilities:

  • The DOA policy is only applicable if the first delivery attempt is made within the shipping duration specified at the time of purchase.
  • Delays due to incorrect shipping information provided by the customer or missed deliveries will void the DOA guarantee.
  • Extreme weather conditions can impact the health of the plants in transit. We recommend checking the weather forecasts and choosing a shipping window accordingly.
  • It is the responsibility of the customer to acclimate the plants to their new environment according to best practices. Our DOA policy does not cover plants that perish due to improper acclimation.


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  • Orders can only be cancelled or changed before they are shipped. Once the order is in transit, we cannot accept cancellations or changes.


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