, this what you should do:
Find the plants you want (don't buy them yet) do some research about the plants, and then look at other plants (you always find something better). After you are 100% sure that those are the plants you want, look at the lighting requirements and based on that make a decision.
Usually grow lights are meant to be used together with a daylight bulb (~ 6700 K
), thats because plants absorb light in the blueish - reddish spectrum.
If you can and want to buy something I would get this light:
It is a 24 in HO
t5 with double switch meaning that you can use 1 or two bulbs. The advantage of this lamp is that you could grow the plants you want (low light) and if you decide to grow something else you will be able to do it without having to get a new lamp.
On the other hand, If you can't expend that amount of money right now, you could get one of those cheap under cabinet lights (for around $12, the one I've seen are 5000K so those may work) at walmart (I'm sure you can get it somewhere else like home depot or lowes) and put it beside the one you currently have. I'm assuming that you can do it since you mention that "[you]" can add something small in addition to...."