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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-21-2019, 02:22 PM Thread Starter
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floating plant ID help

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I've got recently at my LFS some kind of floating plant for free, grass-looking, it looks like hair grass, but floating, no idea what kind of species it is, it grows quickly, not many roots, maybe 1-2, it does better floating than planted, anyone knows? nobody at lfs knew either, it was just in their extra tank, they've got it as extra from import. here are the pics. thnx
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It just might be hair grass.

It looks like my hairgrass when my tank gets messy and a clump breaks free from its terrestrial prison.

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Yes, it's an Eleocharis (hairgrass). It's supposed to be rooted and makes a good carpet.
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I third this... my dwarf hairgrass gets uprooted on occasion when i get aggressive with my trimmings. oops. It floats and then i have to try and root it again without pulling up the rest! so, it should be planted brown point down

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