Eriocaulon sp. ‘cinereum’ is one of the easier eriocaulon specie to grow. it prefers an acidic substrate such as Flora Base, Aqua soil, it will also do well in Eco Complete, add a little peat. It has been found to be a good aquarium plant in recent years.
This small pipewort requires a fertile substrate to thrive, as it draws most of its nutrients from its extensive root system. The root system of this species can be up to three times longer than the leaves.
Lighting should be intense,CO2 is a necessity, and a typical water column fertilization regimen should be in place.
Light Needed: High
Plant Structure: Rosette
Size: Height: 3-8cm
Growth Rate: Slow
Can Be Grown Emersed: Yes