Will this Lighting Setup be Sufficient for Emersed HC in Aquasoil?
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Old 02-06-2013, 10:50 PM   #1
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Default Will this Lighting Setup be Sufficient for Emersed HC in Aquasoil?

I have 2 10 gallon tanks. One is my current tank, and I am upgrading to aquasoil amazonia and purchased a second identical one ($13 at petco) so that I could cycle the aquasoil and grow HC emersed while doing so.

My lighting available right now is:
6500k 13W CFL in flood lamp
2 24" T8 17w 7800k
Finnex Fugeray 20" (in use currently)

In a newly planted aquasoil amazonia 10 gallon (20x10x12) tank growing HC emersed, could I use both T8's and the CFL to provide enough light for the HC? What if I use that in addition to placing the tank in a heavily sunlit room? If not, I will simply use the Fugeray 20" but I really do not want to do that because it is already set up and I want to minimize the disruption to flora and fauna, and it would require a lot more work. My initial research on par values makes me think this is k, but I'd like to have some confirmation if possible.
Thanks!
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