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So I have a 37g tank right now, planted and has 2 Firemouths and a Convict living in it. I have 3 large Amazon Swords, a couple of large Anubias' and a couple of unidentified. I am running a Rena cannister filter under the tank.

My question is: I currently have a 65w Compact Florescent over it with a Duel Daylight bulb in it. I believe that it's 6500/10000. Do you think that it's enough light to try growing something like Baby Tears across the bottom of the tank? I want to put something in that will carpet the front because it would really fill out the tank. Do I need to add more light, or will it get enough down to the bottom to let the more light hungry plants thrive?
 

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CO2 is probably more needed than light with baby tears.

If you don't want to add CO2 to the tank, you might try Marselia minuta, Echinodorus tenellus (there's at least 4 varities of this one that grow to diff heights, 'narrow' and 'micro' are the ones that stay under 2" tall), or dwarf sagittaria.
 
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