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Duzzy
02-13-2008, 03:04 AM
Hi there,

I am buying t5 lights they are these http://cgi.ebay.com.au/2FT-Double-T5-24W-High-Output-Aquarium-Aluminum-Light_W0QQitemZ310020665225QQihZ021QQcategoryZ2075 4QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem i thought with these it would put me in the high light category but it hasn't apparently so need to think now about either 2 of these lights or think about low light options, and hope that some of these are beautiful.

I was wondering what of these plants on my wish list are low light?

Glossostigma elatinoides
Eleocharis parvula Hair Grass
Echinodorus tenellus Pygmy chain sword
Weeping moss
Christmas moss

Hydrocotyle verticillata Whorled/Marsh Pennywort
Microsorum pteropus 'Windelov' Java Fern (Crested Jave Fern)
Anubias afzelii
Anubias Nano
Didiplis diandra Blood star grass

Microsorum pteropus Java Fern
Anubias barteri Giant Anubias
Anubias barteri 'coffeefolia' Coffee Leaf Anubias
Lobelia cardinalis

Crinson sails amazon sword
Blyxa echinosperma Bamboo Plant
Myriophyllum aquaticum Brazilian Millfoil
Myriophyllum matogrossensis Red Stem Millfoil
Myriophyllum hippuroides Western Millfoil

Regards Darren

gm72
02-13-2008, 03:05 AM
Anubias and Java Fern are low light, but not sure about the others. I have Christmas Moss growing nicely under about 1 wpg.

smaug
02-13-2008, 03:35 AM
Hi there,

I am buying t5 lights they are these http://cgi.ebay.com.au/2FT-Double-T5-24W-High-Output-Aquarium-Aluminum-Light_W0QQitemZ310020665225QQihZ021QQcategoryZ2075 4QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem i thought with these it would put me in the high light category but it hasn't apparently so need to think now about either 2 of these lights or think about low light options, and hope that some of these are beautiful.

I was wondering what of these plants on my wish list are low light?

Glossostigma elatinoides
Eleocharis parvula Hair Grass
Echinodorus tenellus Pygmy chain sword
Weeping moss
Christmas moss

Hydrocotyle verticillata Whorled/Marsh Pennywort
Microsorum pteropus 'Windelov' Java Fern (Crested Jave Fern) *
Anubias afzelii
Anubias Nano *
Didiplis diandra Blood star grass

Microsorum pteropus Java Fern *
Anubias barteri Giant Anubias *
Anubias barteri 'coffeefolia' Coffee Leaf Anubias *
Lobelia cardinalis

Crinson sails amazon sword
Blyxa echinosperma Bamboo Plant
Myriophyllum aquaticum Brazilian Millfoil
Myriophyllum matogrossensis Red Stem Millfoil
Myriophyllum hippuroides Western Millfoil

Regards Darren
I put an astericks next to good low light choices.Honestly I am unsure about some of the ones I didnt mark such as the moss.Good luck

karbomb
02-13-2008, 03:38 AM
your anubias will stay small with low lighting though and it won't have much growth.

Algenco
02-13-2008, 03:42 AM
Hi there,

I am buying t5 lights they are these http://cgi.ebay.com.au/2FT-Double-T5-24W-High-Output-Aquarium-Aluminum-Light_W0QQitemZ310020665225QQihZ021QQcategoryZ2075 4QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem i thought with these it would put me in the high light category but it hasn't apparently so need to think now about either 2 of these lights or think about low light options, and hope that some of these are beautiful.

I was wondering what of these plants on my wish list are low light?

Glossostigma elatinoides
Eleocharis parvula Hair Grass
Echinodorus tenellus Pygmy chain sword
Weeping moss *
Christmas moss *

Hydrocotyle verticillata Whorled/Marsh Pennywort
Microsorum pteropus 'Windelov' Java Fern (Crested Jave Fern) *
Anubias afzelii *
Anubias Nano *
Didiplis diandra Blood star grass

Microsorum pteropus Java Fern *
Anubias barteri Giant Anubias *
Anubias barteri 'coffeefolia' Coffee Leaf Anubias *
Lobelia cardinalis * I have this growing at 2 wpg

Crinson sails amazon sword
Blyxa echinosperma Bamboo Plant
Myriophyllum aquaticum Brazilian Millfoil
Myriophyllum matogrossensis Red Stem Millfoil
Myriophyllum hippuroides Western Millfoil

Regards Darren

With T5's and high quality reflectors the effective output is 1.6 time the wattage when compared to T-12's
You effectively have 72 w