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Lighting a 5.5 litre

I know another how much light question, but I have struggled with lighting in the past and have a habit of over lighting

Anyway, I have picked up a tiny little 5.5 litre tank that I plan to house a few shrimps on my desk. The light it comes with is only a tiny little 1W HPLED and I am guessing it is not going to cut it.

The tank is going to to be less the 5.5ltr once substrate and hardscape go in, I am looking to plant quite heavily with hardy plants like anubias and mosses etc.

Any advice on a decent little light. Also, would Co2 be of benefit in such a small volume?

Any other tips on a tank this size also appreciated

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