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    Hello there,i got this 80 galon aquarium running from 2 weeks ago still in cycling mode but i want to know if i can have some java moss in it and a couple of anubias no more i don't want a heavy planted tank just a couple for decoration my tank is 100 cm length 70 cm height and 44 cm width and my lighting came with the hood of the tank they are just 2 bulbs t8 50 watt my fixture is 25 watt per bulbs 1 red bulb and 1 white bulb and every bulb is 25 like i said ...all i want is 1 java moss and anubias that's it...

    that's my tank

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    thanks guys :)

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    Sure you can plant.

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    but the rules is for low light plant 1.5 watt per gallon i have 50 watt and my tank is 80 gallon i should have 80 watt how's that would work?

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    It's not a rule, it's a guideline. Plant, see what happens.

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    When u say "plant" what kind of plants are u talking about low tech plants?

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    He doesn't mean plant like the actual plant. He's saying, plant your plants. The anubias and Java moss you talked about in your original post. They should both do ok. Make sure you don't put your anubias in the substrate. Tie it down to a rock or a decoration. They don't like having their roots in the substrate.
    Increasing your biodiversity increases your stability.

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    Hello compass,thanks for replying but the thing i am worried about that guidline about 1 watt per gallon my tank is 50 watt like i said i need 30 watt more if i want to follow that rule or "guidline" like talldutchie said and i cannot add any more bulbs because it's sticking on the hood of my tank and it has the filter in it so they will work those plants that i listed in really low light tank?

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    The plants would be fine I grew dwarf baby tears under incadescent light but my cray that I donrt anymore ate them, and if you want a good looking low light plant that your fish to come will love and it grows fast is hornwort you should be able to buy it at petsmart for like 5 bucks for what will cover a back wall of a 10 gallon but just buy one it will grow in a month to the point where you'll have to cut and replant in another part of your tank oryou could sell some when its big.
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    Is that a hornwort?

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    Yes but just remember they always show the best pic sometimes they're darker or lighter or kinda brown so just something to remember.
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