1-2 Dead

Discussion in 'Aquarium Plants' started by Kingofnon, Apr 17, 2018.

  1. KingofnonValued MemberMember

    So i picked up some 1-2 grow. I wanted to create a bottom lawn.

    Followed instructions. 4 days later its brown. Should i assume its dead and pull it out?

  2. Katie13Fishlore VIPMember

    How high is your light? What substrate? Are you dosing CO2?
  3. KingofnonValued MemberMember

    Light is led strip it came with. About 2 ft above it

    No co2

    Feeding flourish and dlourish excel
  4. mattgirlFishlore VIPMember

    I would just give them time to get acclimated to your tank. Newly planted plants often lose their original growth. Hopefully you will start seeing new growth soon.
  5. dinosaur actValued MemberMember

    Is that dwafe hair grass?
    Last edited: Apr 18, 2018
  6. Jocelyn AdelmanFishlore VIPMember

    Dhg will need higher lighting to do well. Also when planting it’s helpful to plant in as small of a clump as you have patience for, no more then thickness of a finger.
    For alternate carpet ideas check dwarf sag. Will be more tolerant of your conditions (doesn’t always love excel)
  7. -Mak-Fishlore VIPMember

    Dwarf hairgrass is a more difficult plant and does better in a soil substrate with plant lights and CO2. It could possibly bounce back, but I wouldn't count on it.

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