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Old 06-17-2013, 09:01 PM   #1
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How to kill dwarf hair grass.


I made a grave mistake, planting some bushes of these hair grass and they just take over my tank, killing my ET, S. repen and other foreground plants. It would take forever to pull them out.
Any advice of how to completely eradicate them? I save enough so they dont go exctinct.
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Old 06-17-2013, 09:05 PM   #2
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Just pull it out in large clumps. If small shoots start to reappear, remove them. Periodic aggressive thinning out has kept my dhg in check.
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Old 06-17-2013, 09:28 PM   #3
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Just wait till your et starts seeding out....I havent had et in my tank for like 3 months and I still have little sprouts come up...not as bad as dhg but still annoying... monster fishs suggestion is probably the best way to go
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Just wait till your et starts seeding out....I havent had et in my tank for like 3 months and I still have little sprouts come up...not as bad as dhg but still annoying... monster fishs suggestion is probably the best way to go
What would be your sugesstion of monster fish?
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Old 06-17-2013, 09:38 PM   #5
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I posted it earlier. Just pull out clumps of it and use tweezers to remove individual plants if they reappear. Anything that's used to kill your DHG will probably kill your other plants.
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Old 06-18-2013, 12:56 AM   #6
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Me too I'm tired of hair grass taking over my tank...! Lol
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Old 06-20-2013, 09:16 AM   #7
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I posted it earlier. Just pull out clumps of it and use tweezers to remove individual plants if they reappear. Anything that's used to kill your DHG will probably kill your other plants.
And I was thinking of some super large fish like "monster fish". OMG! Thanks for all of your advice.
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Old 06-20-2013, 09:27 AM   #8
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I can't get any carpet plant to take hold in my tank, mainly due to the LFS store we keep buying them at already mostly dead. I have not tried this one yet but will absolutely have to find some since it seems to be impossible to fail with :P
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Old 06-20-2013, 04:52 PM   #9
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i cant even keep dhg alive and you're over here trying to kill it! haha too funny. good luck!
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