Eleocharis Vivipara

Aquatic Plants
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Eleocharis Vivipara offers wispy background coverage in nature style aquariums or river inspired aquascapes.
Remove this plant from its growing medium before planting.
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Eleocharis Vivipara is similar in foliage texure to the popular carpeting aquarium plant, Eleocharis Parvula aka Hair Grass. Eleocharis Vivipara, sometimes referred to as Umbrella Hair Grass, is a much taller variation of Eleocharis and offers excellent background coverage that will sometimes droop over and create a beautiful effect when it has reached the aquarium's water surface. We recommend this plant in river-style planted aquariums or in nature style aquarium tanks. It offers a semi-chaotic appearance and is extremely natural in any planted tank. A Glass Aqua favorite for background plant choice in a wide range of aquascacpes!

A pressurized CO2 system is not required to grow Eleocharis Vivipara, but will promote quicker, lush growth. Once established, Eleocharis Vivipara is a prolific grower and will happily spread to all areas of an aquarium. To prevent this, regular trimming will be essential in maintaining this plant's growth!

Common Name Umbrella Hair Grass
Care Easy
Lighting Medium to High
CO2 Recommended
Suggested Placement Background
Trim and plant runners
Growth Rate Moderate to Fast
Height 12"+
Shipping, Returns and Refunds
Live plants are shipped Monday - Friday for all west coast orders. For all remaining states, live plants will only be shipped Monday through Wednesday and Friday to ensure they arrive at your doorstep 100% healthy.

Rimless aquariums will be shipped throughout the week via UPS or Fedex Ground. For more information, please visit our FAQ page.

Hard goods can be returned up to 14 days after receipt of purchase. Buyer is responsible for return shipping.

Due to its nature, we are unable to accept returns for live plants. In the unlikely event you are unsatisfied in any way, please contact us ASAP. We provide 100% DOA (Dead On Arrival) protection.

To be eligible for a refund/store credit, please contact us within 12 hours of receiving it and provide a photo of the item in its original packaging.

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