Medium Height Grass

Discussion in 'Plant Help' started by Mark Webb, 3 Jul 2009.

  1. Mark Webb

    Mark Webb Member

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    Looking for a grass like plant as a back drop for 60cm tank to grow 8-10". Any suggestions please?
     
  2. Steve Smith

    Steve Smith Member

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    Leamington Spa, UK.
    Eleocharis Acicularis supposedly can grow quite tall, but in my experience it doesn't get much over 5" or 6". Eleocharis Vivipara on the other hand can get quite tall, but grows plant nodes towards the ends, so is often trimmed for aesthetics. This might be the one to go for. I believe there was an Eleocharis "japonica" or something like that, but I've never seen it for sale over here, only seen it referenced in 'scapes. Not sure on how tall it grows, but I think it's taller than e. acicularis...
     

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