Hazy water will cut your lights down too. The haze is probably because of the new tank not being cycled yet. It should clear up soon. I just did partial water changes maybe 25% twice a week.
I would consider the spiral light bulb mentioned above. It could still be low tech.
10 gallon hospital tank.
29 & 50 gallon - High Tech C02 enriched.
50 gallon Pond - Natural.