Eleocharis acicularis ‘Mini’


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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.

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Basic Info

Type: Carpeting
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Origin: Cultivar
Difficulty: Medium
Growth Rate: Slow
Maximum Height: 3 - 5+
Aquarium Area: Foreground
Temperature: 25-27
Light: Medium
CO2 Demand: Medium

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