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Re: hairgrass carpet a mess


Getting a cannister filter will probably help a lot. 
I used to have 2 50gph Duetto internal filters on my
30 gallon, and I had a big problem with mulm building
up in my micro tenellus (didn't have hairgrass at the
time).  Putting in an Eheim 2222 Professional went a
long way towards alleviating that problem.  Having
sufficient mechanical filtration makes a big

I have a good sized patch of E. parvula now, and when
I do water changes I lightly siphon through it like
you described.  In between I use a turkey baster and a
brine shrimp net to do spot checks.  Works well.  It
is only an inch high, but that would probably work for
the taller stuff too.  


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