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    hi every one, i would first like to say i take no credit for this list i am just sharing this very useful list found at:
    http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/sh...ad.php?t=56042


    Please Note: I am not the author of this list. The author of this list, James From Cali, is also a member on this site and he has been kind enough to continually update, revise, and update this list. For James' most updated list, please see further threads from James in this post.

    This is an excellent list of low light plants for anyone looking for plants to start a low light tank. It was posted by James From Cali at: http://www.myfishtank.net/

    "Plants Ideal For Low Light/Low Tech Aquaria
    Some people may be wondering what plants do well in a Low Light setup. I used to be the same way(and still am sometimes) and now I am wanting to make a list of what is appropriate for this kind of tank. Any one wanting to add to the list please go ahead. List Common and Scientific name please.

    Java Fern - Microsorum pteropus
    Windelov Java Fern, Windelov Fern - Microsorum pteropus 'Windelov'
    Narrow Leaf Java Fern - Microsorum pteropus v. 'narrow leaf'
    Java Moss - Vesicularia dubyana
    Green Hygro - Hygrophila polysperma
    *Sunset Hygro - Hygrophila polysperma 'Rosanervig'
    Ceylon Hygro - Hygrophila polysperma 'Ceylon'
    Rotala Rotundifolia - Rotala rotundifolia
    Rotala Rotundifolia sp. Green - Rotala rotundifolia sp. 'Green'
    Rotala Indica - Rotala indica
    Hornwort - Ceratophylum demersum
    Parrots Feather - Myriophyllum aquaticum
    Moneywort, Water Hyssop - Bocapa monnieri
    Brazilian Pennywort, Pennywort - Hydrocotyle leucocephala
    Crypt Wendtii - Cryptocoryne wendtii
    Crypt Balansae - Cryptocoryne Balansae
    Pygmy Crypt - Cryptocoryne pygmaea
    Guppy Grass - Najas guadalupensis
    Anubias barteri - Anubias barteri v. barteri
    Anubias barteri 'marble' - Anubias barteri 'marble'
    Anubias barteri v. 'glabra' - Anubias barteri v. 'glabra'
    Anubias nana - Anubias barteri v. 'nana'
    Coffee leaf anubias - Anubias barteri v. 'coffeefolia'
    Crypt retrospiralis - Cryptocoryne retrospiralis
    Crypt spiralis - Cryptocoryne spiralis
    Golden nana - Anubias barteri v. 'nana golden'
    Narrow leaf nana - Anubias barteri v. 'nana narrow leaf'
    Petite nana - Anubias barteri v. nana 'petite'
    Philippine Java Fern - Microsorum pteropus 'Philippine'
    Red Java fern - Microsorum pteropus "red"
    Crypt Becketii - Cryptcoryne becketii
    Pelia - Monosolenium tenerum
    Waterwheel Plant - Aldrovanda vesiculosa
    Bacopa - Bacopa caroliniana
    African Water Fern - Bolbitis heudelotii
    Hornwort - Ceratophyllum submersum
    Crypt Aponogetifolia - Cryptocoryne aponogetifolia
    Micro Crypt - Cryptocoryne petchii
    Tropica Sword - Echinodorus parviflorus 'Tropica'
    Downoi - Pogostemon helferi

    *Do not ned high light to attain pink color. Dosing Iron can bring out this color. I have learned this from experience.

    Thank you,
    James"

    again this list is just something i have found very useful and wished to share it with every one. all thanks to plantedtank.net members homer_simpson and james from cali.
    KING OF THE GOLD BARBS RAWR!!!!
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    thanks for posting this!! very much appreciated.
    30 g FW planted:corys, female ABNP, blue angel, harleys, zebra danios, rummies,
    15 g FW planted:2 male guppies, neons, pygmy corys, clown pleco, 4 types of shrimp, assassin snails
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    Great list, being that James is a member, maybe he would be kind enough *if the mods agree* to make this a sticky and allow him to update it with us as well?

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    Is james a member here? I know he was a member at plantedtank.net but i couldnt find his user name nor is the op ( from which i found this list) active anymore. If hes active on here he should get all the credit as this is a wonderful list.
    KING OF THE GOLD BARBS RAWR!!!!
    I wonder if i plant one of my tiger barbs would the demon seed grow to a full tree?
    gotta love them bunnies!
    I.R.S.: We've got what it takes to take what you've got!

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    Merry Christmas! - Lab_Rat   thank you for the birthday wishes - mommy1   Happy One Year AC Anniversary! - Rue   For being understanding, thank you - Cliff   (closest I could find to a catfish) Thanks for the nomination! - sheamurai   
    World Trade Center Victims and Heroes - Fireworks Safety - genocidex   

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    ok now i see what happened. sorry every one, everything after first link is coppied from the source (i didnt want to loose any of its integrity.) and that list is small. im working on pulling together all the lists from james on that site and will see if i can edit (or have a mod edit) the OP in this thread to make more sense.
    KING OF THE GOLD BARBS RAWR!!!!
    I wonder if i plant one of my tiger barbs would the demon seed grow to a full tree?
    gotta love them bunnies!
    I.R.S.: We've got what it takes to take what you've got!

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    Thanks for the list. What is considered "low light"?

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