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2.5 gallon light?

i plan getting a 2.5 gallon for shrimp with riccia(high light) and moss. i am curious if i was to go with a screw in cfl what watt would be good for the riccia? thanks
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If you have two 13W CFL bulbs, it should be enough to grow anything (it is what I am currently using; I also have grown Riccia with this lighting setup).

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i only have one screw-in in this fixture! do i need more or is there a bulb to where i can get more light? thanks
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I'm using a CFL in a desk lamp over a 3g. Dry started some HC in January and filled it about three weeks ago. It had me worried for a while since it was dying back but it was just the transition I guess. It stated filling back in.
The light is just temporary though while I find something that looks better over the tank.

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