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Eleocharis sp. Mini


Eleocharis sp. 'mini'

Origin: USA

Type: Bottom layer

Growth: Slow

Care Level: Meduim

Height: 3 cm – 6 cm

Width: 10 cm – 15 cm

Light demands: 0.50 Watt per litre

CO2 demands: 6-14 mg per litre

Description: Eleocharis sp. ‘mini’ has even lower growth than the common Eleocharis parvula and was given to Tropica by Thomas Barr from US. Plant the mini-version in small portions covering a larger area. In short time, a dense carpet will be obtained. Needs light to perform optimal, however, it is one of the most secure species for craeting a carpet – and a minimum of maintenance since leaves stays small (3-5 cm). Suitable for nano-aquariums.

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