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Old 02-26-2013, 08:09 PM   #1
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Tall, low-light plants?

I'm looking for some super easy plants that are hardy, tall and like low light. My aquarium light has 38 watts. Any suggestions? Thanks
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Watts doesn't really tell us how much light you have. The actual kind of light is more important (CFL, T8, etc).

Vallisneria species are usually pretty tolerant to lower lights. Some swords can also get tall, although they can be a little less low-light tolerant.
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Amazon swords, and vals are the tallest low light plants I know of
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Cabombas might work.
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Old 02-27-2013, 09:18 AM   #6
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Ok, thanks guys. Another question: is the light I have actually low light or is it moderate? Or what?
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It depends on your tank really, but generally speaking a single T8 will probably be low light.
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